2017 Projects and Events

This was a wonderful year for the Yorkville Historical Society.

Holiday Tour – This was another great tour.  569 Tickets were sold and over 85 volunteers were involved.

Historical Center Beautification Projects – Beautification projects at the Historical Center were finished using KYCB grants.

Website – The website has been overhauled.

Walking Tour Book – Great progress was made on our Walking Tour Book.

Victorian Street Signs – Numerous new Victorian Street Signs. Many thanks to Diversified Signs for the ones they donated.

Moore Park –  The gazebo at Moore Park was painted and wind chimes were added.

Bratton House and Jefferson Davis Flight Historical Marker – The Bratton House and Jefferson Davis Flight Historical marker was refurbished.

Historical Marker requested for Wright Funeral Home – A Historical Marker was requested for Wright Funeral home.

 Stories of the Stones – Stories of the Stones held in November. Over 200 people attended.

Greater York Chamber of Commerce –We partnered with the Greater York Chamber of Commerce on events.

Field Trips – We initiated Field trips for YHS members.  We had wonderful field trips to Sharon, SC and Rose Hill Plantation in Union, SC.