About Us

The Yorkville Historical Society was founded in 1978 to foster and promote historical preservation and restoration in the city of York and its environs.

Our mailing address:  Yorkville Historical Society, PO Box 1122, York, SC 29745

2020 Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors

2018 Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

Yorkville Historical Society History

Yorkville Historical Society Awards

Our Activities include:

  •     Collecting and disseminating accurate historical information
  •     Publishing historical materials
  •     Sponsoring meetings for lectures
  •     Helping designate and mark historic sites
  •     Sponsoring or conducting other similar activities

Yorkville Historical Society Cultural Heritage Support:

  •     Published Yorkville to York, an award-winning history of our region
  •     Published The Genesis of York, Beginnings of the County and City of York
  •     York Circus History Celebration
  •     Museum of Western York County donations
  •     Wright Family Foundation preservation donations
  •     Donation of books and supplies to Historical Center of York County
  •     Donations to Yorkville Cemetery Association for maintenance of Rose Hill Cemetery

Yorkville Historical Society, Member of:

  •     Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies
  •     The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
  •     Greater York Chamber of Commerce


Previous Board of Directors:

2017 Board of Directors