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November 2017

Volunteer Reception and Holiday Exhibit Opening

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In thanks from Cumberland County Historical Society You are cordially invited to our holiday volunteer & CCHS supporter reception. RSVP by November 28th.

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December 2017

Holiday Family Program

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free program featuring caroling inspired Christmas crafts, treats and fun for the whole family.  Bring your camera and get a photo of your child with our surprise visitor.

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February 2018

Clark’s Tavern & Ferries – Wednesday in Winter

February 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Victor Hart. Mr. Hart will present a slide presentation on the history of the growth and decline of Clark’s ferry & tavern business.  It also describes a four-year archaeological study done around Clark’s Ferry Tavern in Duncannon, PA and a preliminary architectural study of the historic tavern building.

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The Captivity Narrative: The Stories of the McCullough & Lowry Families – Wednesday in Winter

February 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Tad Miller This is the true story of two Cumberland County families that were captured by Indians during the French & Indian War, how they were captured and what happened to them.  Did they ever come back?  Come to the lecture and find out.

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Carlisle Indian School Outings in Wellsville, PA – Wednesday in Winter

February 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Barb Landis and Merri Lou Schaumann Between 1890 and 1907 35 Carlisle Indian School girls lived on “Outing” with seven families in the village of Wellsville, York County, PA.  Who were these girls and who were the families with whom they lived and worked?  Merri Lou Schaumann and Barbara Landis will attempt to answer these questions.

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