A Guide to Olde York: The White Rose Tour

Welcome to York, a city that can trace its beginnings to the origins of York County, South Carolina. Explore the thirty different styles of architecture in a compact historic district that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Within three blocks, discover how an elephant brought Santa Claus into town. Walk the paths of Catawba and Cherokee warriors and chiefs, as well as where leaders and militia rode during the Revolutionary War. And imagine the sights and sounds as Jefferson Davis gave his last public address before the cabinet of the Confederacy dissolved. The Yorkville Historical Society offers this fascinating history and more in a guided tour through the White Rose City.

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The Yorkville Marketplace
108 North Congress Street
York, SC 29745
(803) 620-6299
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday


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