Answers to common questions about York County history:
1. How do I find a newspaper wedding notice, say, from 1938?
2. How do I find information about an old York framemaker or furnituremaker or … ?
3. I have just moved into a new home. How do I find if it’s historic?
4. I’m curious about how my York County town got its name.
5. What is the difference between the York County Heritage Trust and Historic York?
6. I have questions about search for names and places and topics about York County. Who is accessible for me to dialogue with?
A. You may contact the following students of York County history via their blogs: June Lloyd’s Universal York, Stephen H. Smith’s YorksPast, Joan Concilio’s Only in York County, and Scott Mingus’ Cannonball. Of course, include me in this group, too: firstname.lastname@example.org. These blogs cover a lot of history, and the writers respond to comments on their blogs and email queries.
7. What are tools to study regional black history?
8. What can you tell me about the history of a previous business in York County?
A. Check out this link on Joan Concilio’s Only in York County blog: York County’s stores and restaurants of the past directory.