Wrightsville, PA

"Susquehanna River Heritage Workcamp"

The Borough of Wrightsville York County, Pennsylvania welcomes you! This historic town is located along the western banks of the Susquehanna River in the Susquehanna Valley Region of Pennsylvania and is well known for the burning of the bridge during the Civil War in 1863. In these days Eastern York County is full of small town charm and beautiful rural countryside. Many families can research their heritage and find that many of their ancestors settled here and few moved very far away.

Area Activities

Sam Lewis State Park is within walking distance just up the hill. The Susquehanna River and heritage trail (21 miles along former rail bed) is a short drive away. Round Top Mountain will entertain your group with zip lines and paintball. Historic Gettysburg Battle monument, located just one hour west, offers a look into our nation’s history. 

The chocolate lovers in your group will enjoy a trip to Hershey Park and Chocolate World, just 30 minutes away. You know the old nursery rhyme, “There was an old woman who lived in a shoe...” well, you can’t miss the Haines Shoe House!