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Coming Soon!

Phase 1 of Frankenberger Garden addition to Frankenberger Tavern

Frankenberger Garden

"Art in the Valley" reception a success

A Storybook Christmas exhibit closes after attracting 1,700 visits

Christmas Exhibit

Christmas Candlelight Tour coming December 1

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

Free Admission


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

Celebrate the history of The Borough of Mechanicsburg with objects and photos from the past.

November 17 - January 12, 2019: Christmas!

Model trains, trolleys, buildings, and push buttons surrounded by Christmas trees and memorabilia.


August 19: Mechanicsburg History talk by Beverly Bone

Author of "Images of America - Mechanicsburg"
2:00 in the Passenger Station

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

September 15: Mechanicsburg Mugs and Music

October 13: Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner at the Tavern

Hourly seatings of 12 by the fire in the Frankenberger Tavern Museum from 3:00 - 7:00.  Reservation details coming.

October 20: Mechanicsburg Street of Treats

Visit us at the Frankenberger Tavern Museum.

October 27: Frankenberger Tavern Raffle Dinner  CANCELLED - REPLACED BY PORK AND SAUERKRAUT DINNER

November 2-3: 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

November 30, December 1: Gingerbread House Contest

Details and forms coming later

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 8: A Visit With Mrs. Claus

Passenger Station
Stories and crafts for the little ones

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

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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