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Coming Soon!

Phase 1 of Frankenberger Garden addition to Frankenberger Tavern

Frankenberger Garden


"A Musical Christmas" in the Freight Station Museum attracted over 2000 visits.

Christmas Exhibit



150th Anniversary Party For The Passenger Station

Music, Surrey Rides, Artisans, and History

Station Anniversary 1

station anniversary 2
station anniversary 3

 FREIGHT STATION EXHIBITS
Free Admission

WINTER WEATHER CLOSURES POLICY

February 22 - May 23: "Fun and Games Through The Ages"

People have enjoyed play from prehistoric times.  Come see our tribute to fun.  Free admission.

EVENTS


March 27-28: Marshmallow Peeps


April ?: Antique Appraisal


April ?: Earth Day Celebration


May 8: Bus Trip: Grounds for Sculpture

info and form


June 6: Mechanicsburg Historic Walking Tour South


June 18: Jubilee Day


July ?: Blueberry Sale


September 12: Mechanicsburg Historic Walking Tour (Direction TBD)


October 10: Dinner at Frankenberger Tavern


November 6-7: Christmas Yard Sale


November ?: Mechanicsburg Tree Lighting


December 5: Candlelight Walking Tour


December 12: A Visit From Mrs. Claus


2020 LECTURE SERIES AT THE PASSENGER STATION
non-members $5.00, members & children under 12 free Wednesday talks begin at noon, Sunday talks at 2:00


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 

“Hard Times: Growing up in Mechanicsburg During the Depression”

Jim Talone, President, Historical Society of Stone Harbor, NJ

 

Sunday, March 15, 2020

“Flames Beyond Gettysburg: Confederate Expedition to the Susquehanna River 1863”

Scott Mingus, Civil War Author & Blogger

 

Sunday, April 19

“Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History”

Diane McCormick, Author

 

Wednesday, April 29

“Daniel Cocklin: Civil War Letters from a Mechanicsburg ‘Sholger”’

Beverly Bone, Author & Acquistions MMA

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

“Harrisburg’s Merchant Heritage & the Legacy of Mary Sachs”

David Morrison, Executive Director, Historic Harrisburg Association

 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

“Colonial Slaves & Slave Owners in Dauphin County”

Robin Lighty, President

Paxtang Historical  Society

 

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

“Photographers of the Great Depression: Dorothea Lange & Ben Shahn”

Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

“Philadelphia to Holidaysburg on the Pa. Main Line Canal & Public works”

Stephen Runkle, Historian

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 “Joller Story: Life in a Company Coal Mine & Village”

Stephen Runkle, Historian  

 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

“One Room Schools of Upper Allen”

William Murray, Archivist, Mechanicsburg School Dist.

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

“Camp Security”

Jonathan Stayer, Friends of Camp Security

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

“Edgar Degas: An Artist’s Life”

Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar


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