Paper Mills of Mt. Holly

Cumberland County Historical Society 21 N. Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

Lecture by Randy Watts.

Introduction to Genealogy

This session is helpful to anyone who wants to start or refresh their genealogy skills. This introduction will be useful even if your ancestors are not from Cumberland County. Program will be led by CCHS Archives & Library Director, Cara Curtis. Members Free/Non-members $10. Non-member registration and payment. Members register below:  

The Armstrong Brothers: A Book Talk

Cumberland County Historical Society 21 N. Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

David O. Smith tells the story of James, John, and Hamilton Armstrong, three sons of a yeoman farmer living on the Pennsylvania frontier at the outset of the American Revolution. James and John joined the Continental Army in 1776, rose from the ranks to become officers, and served until the army was disbanded in 1783. […]

North End A’s Talk

Cumberland County Historical Society 21 N. Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

Learn about the North End A’s, a group of boys who played in the old Fifth Ward playground on the north side of Carlisle during the 1940s. Lecture led by Paul Hoch.

6th Annual R. C. Reed Architecture Lecture

Cumberland County Historical Society 21 N. Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

Project 61 – What Was It? What Effect Did It Have on Carlisle? This talk will describe the beautification and restoration project in downtown Carlisle.

Murder Most Foul

Cumberland County Historical Society 21 N. Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

Author and award-winning journalist Joseph David Cress will present an overview of some of the most nefarious crimes, solved and unsolved, in Cumberland County history. Copies of his True Crime books will be on sale in Todd Hall starting at 5:30 p.m.