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May 2017

Book Signing with Joan West

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Cumberland County Historical Society and History on High for the May First Friday Art Walk. Joan L. West, the author of the Carlisle Crime Case mysteries will be at History on High - The Shop on May 5th, from 5 to 8 pm.  Join us to meet local author Joan (Jody) West and learn about her newest and anxiously awaited book in the series: "Had a Dying Fall," book #4; follow Detective Christopher Snow and Erin McCoy and the steps they…

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Booking Signing with Corbin Dyche

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Godstones Cover

Please join Corbin Dyche on Saturday, May 6th between 11a.m. and 1p.m. for his first book signing with us. Corbin is the author of two books: Godstones and Artifacts. The Godstones Series is a fantasy-adventure series which takes place in the fictional land of Eristead. It is a world in which having elemental powers is normal, and strange creatures can be found anywhere. One day, Adaam witnesses his mother's murder, and then is framed for it. Now on the run, the…

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Felting Class with Bonnie Tweedy Shaw

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Felt Fox

Please join us on a beautiful spring morning to create a cute, Wiley, Fox. Join local artist Bonnie Tweedy Shaw at History on High - The Shop and create a three-dimensional felted wool fox. This Felting Class will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in our light-filled conference room behind the shop; learn a new skill and have a lot of fun at the same time! The cost is $35 for CCHS Members and $40…

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Bus Trip AME Zion Church in Mount Holly Springs

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Inside the Church

In the Spring of 2016, Greater Carlisle Heart & Soul collected stories from members of the Greater Carlisle community to understand what we value and would hate to lose in our community. From Mount Holly Springs we learned of an historical gem, forgotten by time but not by members of the surrounding community. The Mt. Tabor African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church was established c.1870 and served the African American community for 100 years, and the cemetery holds the remains of…

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June 2017

CCHS Block Party

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CCHS for our annual block party in conjunction with the G.C.P. Heart & Soul initiative; an evening of living history.

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