Imagine a wedding with a colonial feel to it. York, Pennsylvania is the perfect backdrop for such a wedding. This town is full of historical buildings dating back to the American Revolution. York, Pennsylvania was the first capitol of the United States and it is the site of the signing of the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation in 1778. This beautiful town is also adjacent to several other historical cities such as Gettysburg, Hanover and Lancaster making it an ideal place for a York marriage, reception and even a honeymoon.
To begin planning your York marriage, begin by deciding on the theme of your wedding. If you think you want a colonial wedding you will find it easy to plan one in York. There are many places in which to hold a wedding or combination wedding and reception in this town. Special places for a York marriage include the Stone Mill Inn, The Box Hill Dinner Club at Regents Glen, Heritage Hills Golf Resort and Conference Center and Altland House. These locations can provide all of the accoutrements needed for your wedding and will help you plan everything from the flowers to your menu. Weddings at these locations make it easy for guests because the wedding and reception can be held on the same grounds. This also makes it easy for the bride-to-be when sending out weddings York invitations with location maps included.
There are also many beautiful places for guests to stay. There are many bed and breakfast establishments both in and around the York area. The accommodations are usually in historical buildings and make a great get away for the bride and groom after the York marriage ceremony. Favorite places in and nearby York include Friendship House Bed and Breakfast, Beechmont Inn and the Jackson House Bed and Breakfast. There are many other local chain hotels around York where you can make guest reservations for your special day no matter how many people you have attending the event.
The bride-to-be may even elect to dress in period dress for her special day. A visit to the local historical society will help you decide on cloth patterns for your bridesmaids and groomsmen and you can discover what the York women's dress outfits were and what the groom wore on their wedding day in the 1700's.
Visitors to the town of York will enjoy the many historical venues available. Holding a York marriage ceremony in this town will allow your guests to enjoy the many buildings available for tours such as the Bonham House, the Historical Society Museum, the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, Ma and Pa Railroad Preservation Society and the Gates and Plough Complex. There are also many art museums, theatres, markets, malls and wineries to enjoy throughout the area. Special attractions include buggy rides, adventure mazes and train rides. There is truly something for everyone when they visit this area, including many great things to keep children occupied.
A bride who has a York marriage ceremony will have many beautiful memories of her special day and of the beautiful historical town that she shared with friends and family.