21 Baltimore Street


About the Library 

The Yelland Library collects, conserves and preserves Hanover’s history and also that of the surrounding townships in York and Adams Counties. We support HAHS’s Warehime-Myers Mansion, History Museum and the Neas House with our many genealogical collections. In addition to our research resources, we provide genealogy research services to individuals and collaborate with many of the local repositories.

Our volunteer staff is experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about local history and are available to assist you with your research requests.

Visiting the Yelland Library

Open to the public: Fridays, 9 am – 12 pm; other days by appointment. Call 717-634-2525 or email [email protected] for an appointment.

Use the door on the side of the building (ring bell)

Parking: Space #s 18-21 in the lot between the M&T Bank and the Rite Aid are available for Library visitors.

Accessibility/ADA Compliance: Please call in advance to discuss needs and access.

Restroom: There is a restroom available for visitors and users of the Library; however, it is not handicapped accessible.

Fees: No charge to access the Library; donations accepted. There may be a charge for research request services.

Document Deeds Books with Marvin
Archivist Marvin Muhlhausen with Ed Angel of Littleton, NC, who donated the Angel and Pfeffer Bibles.

Research Resources

This list represents a portion of our holdings. Our book collection includes a wide variety of topics such as churches, government, antiques, local genealogies, Civil War, to name a few.

Newsletter Archive

Online archive of HAHS’s newsletters from 2012. The Yelland Library also has hard copies of newsletters dating back to 1969. Contact the Library if you are interested in viewing the hard copies.

Useful Links

Resources that might be helpful for historical research, family histories or renovating old homes.

Mason-Dixon Markers

Information and photographs of markers located in York County, PA.