Heritage Committee of West Manheim Township
St. Bartholomew's Church has a long and rich history that has helped it to become what it is today. On May 18, 1844, Frederick and Elizabeth Bachman deeded one acre and two rods of land to the Lutheran and German Reformed congregations that formed St. Bartholomew's Church. Located near the Maryland line, now West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania, the first church building on the land was dedicated in August 1844.
The selective acquisition, preservation and access to artifacts and archives that reflect the heritage within the area defined as West Manheim Township, York County PA. This includes family histories, churches, schools, old deeds, inns, tollhouses, mills, organizations, photo's, artifacts, revolutionary war, civil war, businesses and military service, which have a connection toWest Manheim Township, and to compile this information and update the history of West Manheim Township.
Catalog existing information
Gather new information
Oral history from elders of the community
Locate historical sites on a contemporary map of the township
Catalog donated photos and other documents
Present results of research to thecommunity
If you have information to donate or loan or wish to volunteer, contact:
Harold Coldren at email@example.com
Heritage Committee Meetings
The committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm at the West Manheim Township Municipal Building located at 2412 Baltimore Pike Hanover, Pa 17331.