Small Business Saturday

"Wilbert Christmashead" a children's book. Book signing by Sam Rob, illustrated by Holly Cameron.

Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Register at the link below to donate blood to the American Red Cross:  

Central Pennsylvania’s Railroads as Strategic Targets During the Civil War

Dane DiFebo will discuss how Confederate military strategists targeted specific Northern railroads and railroad infrastructure during the key campaigns and the invasions of the North during the American Civil War. By using a comparative lens, in describing the Union military’s usage of and assaults against Southern railroads, he will also address what Pennsylvania’s war on […]

Serving Up Salvation Book Signing

David H. Peiffer with his new book Serving up Salvation One Ladle at a Time: The Shopp Family at Cedar Run.

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 […]

War, Peace, and Justice Project Present: Father, Soldier, Son

The Cumberland County Historical Society, in partnership with the J. Sherwood McGinnis, Jr., War, Peace, and Justice Project present the film Father, Soldier, Son and the art exhibit The Joe Bonham Project©, We Are Not Our WoundsTM Time: Food and beverages will be served beginning at 6:00 PM. The film will start at 6:30 PM. […]

Holiday Party Thank You

Join us for a celebration of another amazing year at CCHS. Thank you for your continued support! RSVP Here:

Charles Bruce Foundation Book Signing

Book signing by the Charles Bruce Foundation of writers and artists event, plus Free Gift Wrapping of purchases at History on High today!

Oddfellows Building Tour

February 3, 11 a.m.(FULL), 1 p.m.(FULL), OR 3 p.m.(FULL), 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

Historians’ Well-Being: Preserving the Past While Nurturing the Self

Calling all history students and professionals! As stewards of the past, we often face unique stressors like funding constraints, self imposed/fabricated competition, and navigating public perception. This event will provide valuable insights and tools to help you thrive in this demanding profession while prioritizing your mental well-being. Virtual Program Register Here (Zoom)

Black Freedom-Making in the Early National Cumberland Valley

As soon as the Pennsylvania General Assembly enacted its first gradual abolition law in 1780, African Americans got to work using its provisions to expedite the coming of freedom. This virtual talk examines the strategies that Black Pennsylvanians, enslaved and free, employed to chip away at slavery’s continued existence in the Keystone State during the […]