CCHS 2023 Annual Meeting

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

Cumberland County Historical Society Members: You are invited to this year’s Cumberland County Historical Society Annual Members Meeting and Lecture to be held on Sunday October 22nd at the Historical Society Campus in Carlisle, 21 North Pitt Street.  We ask that you do RSVP for this event, it is FREE for all CCHS members, but […]

NY State National Guard, 1863

Join us for a talk on the NY State National Guard, 1863, Gettysburg Campaign with the Executive Director of the Shippensburg Historical Center, John Miller. He will discuss several regiments during his lecture on their involvement during the Confederate invasion of PA. RSVP Here:

World War II Memories – The Book Series

Award-winning author and journalist Joseph David Cress will talk about his four-book series World War II Memories and will share some of the stories of veterans who fought Nazi Germany […]

The Railroad Strike of 1877

Virtual Program The first nationwide strike had a tremendous impact on Pennsylvania, rousing workers and communities to oppose the wage cut imposed by the Pennsylvania Railroad. The strike culminated in […]

An Evening Chat with COL Jessica D. Grassetti

In celebration of Women's History Month, please join us for an evening discussion with COL Jessica D. Grassetti. COL Grassetti is a 23-year Army Veteran and current resident student at […]

240th Dickinson Anniversary Play

Two hundred forty years ago, the Board of Trustees of Dickinson College held its inaugural meeting in a log building on the town square in Carlisle. Benjamin Rush, who in […]

Herbs and Plants in Colonial Gardens

Master Gardner Carol Glasgow will present on the following: What You Will Learn Colonial Garden Development and Influences The Garden of the Colonial Housewife Colonial Garden Styles and Designs Plant […]