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Phase 1 of Frankenberger Garden addition to Frankenberger Tavern

Frankenberger Garden


"Art in the Valley" in the Freight Station Museum closes



"Art in the Valley" reception a success



A Storybook Christmas exhibit closes after attracting 1,700 visits

Christmas Exhibit


Christmas Candlelight Tour adds times and still sells out

Candlelight Tour 1

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


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

Celebrate the history of The Borough of Mechanicsburg

EVENTS


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 9: 21st Annual Heritage Golf Tournament

A fun tournament, dinner, and lots of prizes
Proceeds help keep the lights on and the roof from leaking at the Mechanicsburg Museum
golfer form sponsor form

June 21: Jubilee Day

Visit the Frankenberger Tavern Museum and "The Story of our Town" at the Freight Station Museum

June 24: History Mystery Tour

12:30 - 5:00 PM
A celebration of Mechanicsburg History in conjunction with the Story of our Town exhibit
Go inside several historic buildings not often seen by the public
Self guided tour, with docents in featured buildings, and notes about others on the way
$10 per person, admission brochure available the day of the event at the Freight Station

July 6: Blueberry Sale

Enjoy some delicious blueberries, help the Mechanicsburg Museum pay the bills
Advance orders required order form


September 8: Mechanicsburg West Historic Walking Tour

Meet at the 1867 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 7: Bus Trip - Christmas in Virginia

Mount Vernon and Old Alexandria flyer and form

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


September 5, 2018: "The PA Turnpike: 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


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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