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.

To get our book from the Yorkville Historical Society:  The cost is $25 (includes tax). Email us at YorkvilleHistoricalSociety@gmail.com. Include your name, address, phone number and number of books you would like to purchase. We will contact you to make arrangements for payment and local delivery.

To purchase our book locally:  We are delighted that these two wonderful local shops have our books for sale. It would be a good idea to contact the stores to make sure copies are available.

The Divine Horse

43 North Congress Street

York, SC 29745




Farm Chicks Vintage

41 North Congress Street

York, SC 29745




To get our book from an online retailer:  If you would like to have a delivered to you or to someone else as a gift, please visit one of the web sites below.