Jim and Mary Bradley Celebration of Life – Iron Horse Rambles Talk

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

Celebrate the life and legacy of Jim and Mary Bradley with CCHS. Jim’s comprehensive photograph collection features local railroads, including the “Iron Horse Rambles”, presented by George Johnson.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Todd Hall 21 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, PA

Register at the link below to donate blood to the American Red Cross: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=CCHS  

World War II Memories – The Book Series

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

Author and award-winning journalist Joseph David Cress will talk about his book series World War II Memories and will share some of the stories of veterans who fought Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Copies of his books will be on sale in Todd Hall starting at 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Day Service

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

Celebration and dedication acknowledging five Cumberland County USCT lost during the Civil War. Honoring their names being added to the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument. Service will be held after the parade in the Veterans Court Yard.

Historic Baseball Game

South Middleton Park, Basketball Court entrance “Play Ball!!” Join us for a day of 19th century baseball with the Frosty Sons of Thunder of Somerset & the Keystone Base Ball Club of Harrisburg. Schedule 10:00am – Informal talk on the history of base ball 11:00am - Game 1 12:30pm - Lunch Break and interaction with […]

Ashland Cemetery Walking 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 visit the graves of military veterans from various wars who are buried within Ashland.  Please […]

Carlisle’s Industrial End Walking Tour – FULL

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

Tour Full Led by Randy Watts. The East End of Carlisle was home to Carlisle’s first large industrial enterprises, the sole survivor of which is the Frog Switch Manufacturing Company. This walk, of about six blocks, will discuss the development of industries here from the 1860s to the present. We’ll visit the site of the […]

CCHS Summer Kickoff

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

Join CCHS, the Bridge Community Center, and the G.B. Stuart Visitor's Center for our Summer Kickoff and cookout! Come discover the best kept secret in Carlisle with FREE guided museum tours from the CCHS Executive Director and our Museum Curator. And the best part: on June 21st only, everyone is a member! Enjoy 10% off […]

Plein Air Painting Demo

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

Jonathan Frazier will be painting at History on High.

Two Mile House Art Tour

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

Tour Full Enjoy an afternoon on the Terrace of Two Mile House with lemonade and cookies as Mary Caverly leads tours through the house detailing the artwork on the walls. Cost: Members Free; Non-members $5  

Remembering Agnes: A Panel Discussion on the Local and Regional Flooding of June of 1972

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

Free and Open to the Public, Light Refreshments will be provided RSVP below: In Conjunction with Carlisle SummerFair, June 25 – July 2,2022  (https://www.carlislesummerfair.org/) Presentations by: Noel Potter, Professor Emeritus of Geology, Dickinson College: Noel visited local bridges in Carlisle and on the West Shore and flew over the area for photos during Agnes.  He will […]