HENRY JAMES YOUNG AWARD

 

The Henry James Young Award provides South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society with a means of honoring significant accomplishments in the feild of local genealogy and history.

The award is named for Henry James Young a local genealogist and historian. Mr. Young was a librarian at the Historical Society of York County (now the York County Heritage Trust) who began the collection of card files and genealogical reports. Through his efforts, skills and energy, the people of today's York County have a better understanding and appreciation of their heritage. The Henry James Young Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the preservation of history and genealogy.

To be eligible for the Henry James Young Award, the person should have contributed directly to the preservation of history and genealogy, a living, or deceased person will be considered and need not be a member of the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.

Nominations for the award may be submitted to the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Board of Directors at any time. A formal nomination period will be announced by the president at a meeting of the society and in the society's newsletter.