19th Century Fire Houses Walking Tour

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

Led by Randy Watts. This approximately one-mile walk will visit six surviving fire houses dating from the 1850s to the 1890s. Along the way we’ll discuss some of Carlisle’s larger fires and discuss several tragic deaths to both civilians and firemen. The tour concludes at the Museum of the Union Fire Company, and participants can […]

Curator-Led Tour of War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares

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

Join Dr. Tara Leigh Tappert, curator of the War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares exhibition on view at the Cumberland County Historical Society, G. B. Stuart History Workshop, for a curator-led tour. Learn about this unique exhibit, organized in two parts, that documents the history of war making in America and the […]

Curator-Led Tour of War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares

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

Join Dr. Tara Leigh Tappert, curator of the War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares exhibition on view at the Cumberland County Historical Society, G. B. Stuart History Workshop, for a curator-led tour before the Reimagining: The Storytelling Rituals of Ancient Warrior Cultures Workshop. Learn about this unique exhibit, organized in two parts, […]

Curator-Led Tour of War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares

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

Join Dr. Tara Leigh Tappert, curator of the War Amongst the People / From Swords to Plowshares exhibition on view at the Cumberland County Historical Society, G. B. Stuart History Workshop, for a curator-led tour. Learn about this unique exhibit, organized in two parts, that documents the history of war making in America and the […]

Memories of Christmas Past Walking Tour

Saturday, December 10, 2022  2:30 PM Join Jim Griffith as he takes you around Carlisle and shares memories of Christmas festivities over the generations. Cost: $10/member; $15/nonmember; $5/school-age-children. Register Here

Oddfellows Building Tour

July 1, 11 a.m. (Full) AND 1 p.m., meet at History on High – The Shop Led by Shawn Gladden. Please R.S.V.P. in advance as there is a 25 person maximum. Cost: Members Free; Non-members $5 Non-Members Register Here Members RSVP Below:

1st Annual Carlisle Historic Holiday Bed & Breakfast Tour

TICKET SALES ENDED Celebrate the Holidays with CCHS on a guided Bus Tour of Beautiful, Historic Bed & Breakfasts in Carlisle PA featuring the following locations: Carlisle House The Smith Steiner Mooreland Garden Inn Pheasant Field Fountain House Fallen Tree Farm Red Cardinal $65 Members of CCHS,  $85 Non-Members (includes a 1 year membership to […]

Two Mile House Property Tour

Two Mile House 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd, Carlisle, PA, United States

Date: March 27, 2024 1:00 PM Sharon Filipovich will lead a guided tour of our 1820s tavern property the Two Mile House. Non-Member Tickets Member RSVP: RSVP Here:

Ashland Cemetery Tour

Join Lisa Brousse for a walking tour of Ashland Cemetery. Ashland was one of the first "garden cemeteries" in the United States and those buried within provide a fascinating history of Carlisle. We’ll discuss the history of the cemetery and burial customs of the era.  Participants will also learn abou tsome of those who practiced […]