MEETINGS and EVENTS

 

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County Heritage Trust, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM.

Our 2014-2015 year meetings are scheduled as follows ...

 

Sunday, August 24, 2014          "Genealogy 101"

The program will be led by Richard Konkel and cover the basics of genealogical research.

  

Sunday, October 5, 2014          Conscientious Objectors in Adams County during the Civil War

Our speaker will be Roger D. Heller a lifelong native of Adams County. Roger is now a retired Secondary education American History teacher. He and his wife Lynn moved back to Gettysburg in 2008 and he enjoys and appreciates the area more now than when he lived here as a youngster. Roger will focus on the Adams County Conscientious Objector population during the Civil War. He will also touch upon the Civil War military draft, the German Baptist Brethren Church, and Pennsylvania History. His research has been conducted primarily at the Adams County Historical Society and the National Archives facility in Philadelphia.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

NOTICE: Winter Meetings and Inclement Weather

To avoid placing speakers and members in potentially dangerous situations, SCPGS will cancel meetings if roads are snow covered or icy, or if there is the possibility roads will become snow covered or icy before those attending a meeting would be able to return home. Cancellations are made on the conservative side. To learn the status of a winter meeting that could be cancelled because of weather, call Richard Konkel at 717-843-7043.