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Coming Soon!

Phase 1 of Frankenberger Garden addition to Frankenberger Tavern

Frankenberger Garden


A Storybook Christmas exhibit closes after attracting 1,700 visits

Christmas Exhibit


Christmas Candlelight Tour adds times and still sells out

Candlelight Tour 1
Candlelight Tour 2

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

January 14, 2018 - February 16, 2018: Closed for exhibit change


February 17, 2018 - May 12, 2018: "Art in the Valley"

Our local Cumberland Valley artists display works of visual art

June 21, 2018 - October 13: "The Story Of Our Town"

Celebrate the history of The Borough of Mechanicsburg

EVENTS


April 2: Antique Appraisal with Richard Murry

Passenger Station, 6:30 - ?

April 21: Earth Day Mechanicsburg Celebration

Passenger Station
Crafts for children


June 2: Mechanicsburg East Historic Walking Tour

Meet at the 1867 Passenger Station at 10:00 for a two hour outdoor tour
Includes the 1825 Union Church, 1907 Washington Fire House, 1801 Frankenberger Tavern, 1856 Irving College, and much, much more
$5 per person

June: Heritage Golf Tournament


June 21: Jubilee Day

Visit the Frankenberger Tavern Museum

June 24: Celebration Of Mechanicsburg History

Go inside several historic buildings
Details to come

July: Blueberry Sale


September 8: Mechanicsburg West Historic Walking Tour

Meet at the 1856 Passenger Station at 10:00 for a two hour outdoor tour
Includes our main business district, fine homes from the 1800s, the Simpson Street School, and much, much more
$5 per person


October 27: Frankenberger Tavern Raffle Dinner

Our popular raffle dinner returns, with chances available starting Jubilee Day
Good, old fashioned food in a unique atmosphere

November 9-11: Christmas Indoor Yard Sale

Donate and/or buy gently used Chistmas items to benefit our museum

November 18: Volunteer Appreciation Day

Special opening and refreshments for our volunteers, family, and friends at our Christmas exhibit


December 1: Christmas Candlelight Tour

Eat, drink (cider and hot chocolate), and be merry on our popular night out

December: A Visit With Mrs. Claus

Passenger Station
Stories and crafts for the little ones

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LECTURE SERIES
12:00 Noon at The Passenger Station
non-members $5.00, members and children under 12 free


April 18, 2018: "Down By The Station"

Troy Grubb, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

May 9, 2018: "Four Years with Mr. Lincoln's Army"

Phillip Dodson

September 5, 2018: "The PA Turmpike: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow"

Carl DeFelo, Director Public Relations, PA Turnpike

October 3: "Henri Matisse: An Artist's Life"

Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar, Camp Hill, PA

October 24: "Pablo Picasso: An Artist's Life"

Selby M. Doughty, Independent Scholar, Camp Hill, PA

November 7: "The Underground Railroad"

Ann Hull, Executive Director, Franklin County Historical Society

SUNDAY AFTERNOON  LECTURE SERIES
2:00 PM at The Passenger Station
non-members $5.00, members and children under 12 free


April 29, 2018: "Rediscovering the State Museum"

Beth Hager, Chief, Education & Research, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

September 23: "Canals & Canal Life in the Susquehanna River Basin"

Steve Runkle, Historian

October 14: "Native American Survival Skills: Lessons Learned Through Play"

Sammi Lehman, Historian

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