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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 16 - May 18: "Threads That Held Our Town Together"

Clothing, covers, and other fabric products created, sold, or used in Mechanicsburg.

June 20 - October 12: Honoring Our Hometown Veterans

Recruitment, Service, and Coming Home through the years, in war and peace, as experienced by the folks around us.

November 23 2019 - January 11 2020: Christmas!


EVENTS





April 1: Antiques Appraisal

Our own local version Antiques Road Show
Fun to participate, and fun to watch


April 5-6: Marshmallow Madness

Our new Spring contest making creative displays with marshmallow peeps details and rules


April 20: Earth Day

Childrens' crafts in the Passenger Station


April 20: Free Weaving Demonstration

1:00 - 3:00 in the Freight Station

April: Blueberry orders begin for July delivery


May: Mechanicsburg Wine Walk


May 3: Spring Bus Trip to Annapolis

details and form


June 1: West Mechanicsburg Walking Tour

10:00 - 12:00
Meet in the Passenger Station
$6 members, $8 non-members

June 11: Mechanicsburg Museum Association Picnic

Members and their friends

August 3: Garden Tour


September 7: East Mechanicsburg Walking Tour

10:00 - 12:00
Meet in the Passenger Station
$6 members, $8 non-members

September 21: Heritage Golf Tournament


September: Mechanicsburg Mugs and Music


October 12: Pork and Sauerkraut at the Tavern


October 26: Cemetery History Event


October: Mechanicsburg Street of Treats


November 1-2: Christmas Yard Sale


November 17: Volunteer Reception


November 29: Mechanicsburg Tree Lighting


December 4: Christmas Bus Tour

details and form


December 7: Candlelight Walking Tour


December 14: A Visit From Mrs. Claus


December: Gingerbread House Contest



2019 LECTURE SERIES AT THE PASSENGER STATION
non-members $5.00, members & children under 12 free


Wednesday, March 13, 12:00 noon

“Eastern Influence on Western Weaving”
Tara Kiley Rothwell, owner Kite Tales Weaving

Sunday, March 24, 2:00 PM

“The McCormick Family”
Christine Clepper Musser, Historian

Wednesday, April 10, 12:00 noon

“Architecture of Mechanicsburg Schools”
William Murry, Archivist, Mechanicsburg Schools

Sunday, April 28, 2:00 pm

“Oliver Pollock- Unsung Hero of the Am. Revolution”
Christine Clepper Musser, Historian

Wednesday, May 8, 12:00 noon

“Along the Great Road”
Wayne Yost, President, Historical Society of Camp Hill

Wednesday, May 22, 12:00 noon

“Henri Matisse: An Artist’s Life”
Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar

Wednesday, June 26, 12:00 noon

“A Vietnam Veteran’s Experience”
Joseph Boslet, Army Heritage & Education Center

Wednesday, September 18, 12:00 noon

“Assault on the Allegheny Portage Railroad”
Stephen Runkle, Historian  

Wednesday, September 25, 12:00 noon

“Lumbering & Timber Rafting on the Susquehanna”
Stephen Runkle, Historian

Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 noon

“Pennsylvania Stories”
John Graham (Pennsylvania Jack),Storyteller

Wednesday, October 23, 12:00 noon

“Picasso: An Artist’s Life”
Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar     

Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 noon

“The Belsnickle – A Cranky Christmas Gift Giver”
Janeal Jaroh, Historian

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