Notice! CCHS will be closed on Feb. 19, 2018
For the President's Day Holiday.
Thank you for your understanding

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The Cumberland County Historical Society, founded in 1874,
is dedicated to collect, preserve, interpret and promote the rich history
of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Upcoming events

  • Carlisle Indian School Outings in Wellsville, PA – Wednesday in Winter
    February 21, 2018 View Details
  • British History Discussion Group
    February 26, 2018 View Details
  • Philadelphia’s Newest Gem: The Museum of the American Revolution – Wednesday in Winter
    February 28, 2018 View Details
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