The Northern York County Historical And Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) is hosting its 9th annual WWII Tribute Day on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at Dill’s Tavern. This free event begins at 9 am and features WWII living historians, 1930s and ’40s-era vehicles, encampments, speakers, and tactical demonstrations. The Dillsburg WWII Honor Roll will be featured alongside photographs and biographies of many of our local heroes.
WWII Tribute Day schedule:
Martin Sisters’ Band- performing at noon
Historian and Author of Dispatches of D-Day Jared Frederick
Author of World War II Memories: The Great Crusade in Europe Joe Cress
The annual USO-style Big Band Dance will follow that evening at the Dillsburg Fire Hall, 109 S. Baltimore Street, from 7 to 10 pm. Jazz and big band music will be performed live by The Will Fisher Orchestra under the baton of Clair Zeiders. Wear your dancing shoes and swing dress! Light refreshments will be provided. Admission to the dance is $15 per person with proceeds going to NYCHAPS. WWII veterans will be guests of NYCHAPS and admitted at no charge.
The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) strives to inspire by connecting the lessons of the past to the challenges of today. Through hands-on experience, the past culture of the area is brought to life in a deeper and richer educational experience. Through preservation, research, and our collections, NYCHAPS seeks to inspire a different way of learning history.