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Author Michael Maloney, local writer and author of Across the River: Murder at the Accomac, will discuss the 1882 murder of Emily Myers at the modern day Accomac Inn. Delving into the areas not only the case but the history of the area, Maloney will discuss how such a story not only made national headlines but remains something we talk about even today.Find out more »
On June 30, 1863, J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry fought at Hanover, PA, and then for the next two days rode through York County PA in an attempt to locate the Army of Northern Virginia. His cavalry missed the first two days of the battle of Gettysburg, depriving Robert E. Lee of his “eyes and ears of the army.” Hear Civil War historian Scott Mingus tell the story of Jeb Stuart's cavalry ride through York County and how it forever changed theFind out more »
Learn the fundamental tools for navigating and editing spreadsheets! Explore the features of the ribbon and learn the best ways to navigate workbooks, including formatting and formulas.Find out more »
Trying to lower your grocery bill? Lisa Barshinger, the Coupon Queen, will tell you how to do just that! She will guide you on how to find coupons, coupon lingo and how to organize so you can save!Find out more »
The Hex Murders are considered York County's "Crime of the Century". In an attempt to break a spell they believed Nelson Rehmeyer to be under, John Blymer, Wilber Hess, and John Curry murdered him and left his body in his farmhouse in Rehmeyer's Hollow in Stewartstown. The crime shook York County and leaves a lasting impression in the 21st century. Jim McClure, author, historian, editor of the York Daily Record will present on this historic event and its lasting legacy.Find out more »
The holidays can be hectic and stressful. Join us when DoTerra Essential Oil consultants Jamie and Tanya teach you about the basics of essential oils and their benefits. After hearing about the stress relieving qualities, create your own blend to help you stay calm and focused during the chaos of the holiday season. Space is limited.Find out more »
Discover how to use Craigslist, the world's largest online classified website. Learn how to find jobs, housing, goods, and more. Hear about posting ads to Craigslist as well as safety measures for meeting off of Craigslist.Find out more »
What stories are lingering in the pages of your life? Are you desiring to share them with others? Published author and writing coach Carol Joyce will host a workshop that will delve into the process of organizing one's stories. The workshop emphasizes interactive discussions and writing exercises, including: an exercise in sparking those memories, tips for writing a good story, the first three steps in creating a story and ways to organize the writing processFind out more »
William Smith gained his nickname for the extra money he raked in from the Federal government while he operated a mail delivery line. He was Governor of Virginia during both the Mexican War and the last half of the Civil War, as well as a five-time U.S. congressman, two-time Confederate congressman, attorney in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, and one of the South’s most colorful leaders. Civil War historian Scott Mingus will enlighten us on "Extra Billy" andFind out more »
Civil War historian Scott Mingus presents short stories and anecdotes from the soldiers and civilians as the two armies march to Sharpsburg, invade Maryland, fight the battle, and then march back to Virginia.Find out more »
Major General Jubal A. Early seized control of Gettysburg after a series of skirmishes on June 26 and then two days later occupied York. General Early ransomed York for money and supplies and surrounded the town with artillery and troops. Hastily organized state militia defended the river crossing at Wrightsville and then burned the world's longest covered bridge to prevent Rebel passage into Lancaster County, from which Jubal Early had hoped to threaten Harrisburg. Hear Civil War historian discuss theFind out more »
Civil War historian Scott Mingus tells the story of the key Union supply route that ran from upstate New York through Harrisburg, York, Hanover Junction, and Glen Rock down to Baltimore. Mingus will also discuss the controversial “Lincoln at Hanover Junction” Matthew Brady November 1863 photographs.Find out more »