Jim Thorpe Movie Viewing

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

A biographic film looking at the life of Jim Thorpe who became a sports icon in the 20th century. Viewings at 1PM and 6PM in Todd Hall.

McLain Bash

Two Mile House 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd, Carlisle, PA

Every year CCHS’ Two Mile House hosts a supper party in honor of the J. McLain & Mary Wheeler King family and our region’s Celtic past. Whisky tastings, music, delicious […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Oddfellows Building Tour

History on High - The Shop 33 W High St, Carlisle, PA

September 3, 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m., meet at History on High – The Shop Led by David Smith. Please R.S.V.P. in advance as there is a 25 person maximum. […]

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 […]