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July 2017

Heart and Soul Community Summit

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on July 26 for a FREE dinner and community summit to discuss what matters most in our community. Last year we collected over 700 stories from the community, and during the summit we will review these stories and write community statements to help us plan for our future. Dinner will be provided by Hope Station and will be served at 5.30 in Fellowship Hall. Discussions will begin at 6.00. RSVP:

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August 2017

Annual Button Contest Art Exhibit

August 4 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 2:00 pm

Ticket to History Museum Fundraiser

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Todd Hall, 21 N. Pitt St.
Carlisle,PA17013United States
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The Cumberland County Historical Society looks forward to 2017 & 2018 for pending upgrades to several galleries in the museum’s permanent exhibit space. CCHS is looking forward to 2018 as the year we update the permanent galleries in the museum.  Even though they’re called “permanent,” museums often strive to refresh their exhibits every five to ten years if possible.  Although CCHS has made small changes and added more artifacts since 2005, it’s time to spice things up!  Every gift will fill…

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Dancing Under the Stars (2nd Evening)

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Attention BALLROOM DANCERS! CCHS will host “Dancing Under the Stars” at the Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom RD, Carlisle (across from K-Mart) on July 21, August 18 & September 15, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Historic Two Mile House offers a covered patio for dancing and plenty of room for those who want to sit and watch. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blanket, and a bottle of wine if desired, and dance the night away or…

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Carlisle Men in the Glory Regiment

August 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A slide-illustrated presentation by Ted Bainbridge and Janet Bell. Twenty Carlisle men enlisted in the Black infantry regiment made famous in the movie Glory. Learn about society's attitudes toward black soldiers at that time, why the regiment was formed, and what the unit did in the Civil War. Hear about our men's backgrounds, war experiences, lives after the war, and their families and descendants. Janet Bell is a lifelong resident of Carlisle, descended from one of our twenty soldiers, and married to…

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