Reed Architectural Lecture Series with John P. Reed

“Architecture is about Ideas: Grid, Sectional Space, Detail and Drawing” This talk examines four important topics of architectural design and thought through the prism of a number recently completed projects and designs by the architect, John Reed. The title references a welcoming lecture by the Architecture School’s Chairman in Mr. Reed’s freshman year in college. […]

Historic Railroad Week – Enola Rail Yards

Join CCHS and other county historical societies for a week of collaborative virtual lectures on one of America’s favorite subjects, railroads! Each program begins at 7:30pm Monday through Friday. On the 8th, Jim Leonard of the East Pennsboro Historical Society will be speaking about his experiences and knowledge of the Enola Rail Yards. The series […]

Two Mile House Workday

Two Mile House 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd, Carlisle, PA

Help us tidy Two Mile House as we wrap up the 2021 rental season. Work will take place in the gardens and inside the house. Please let us know you’ll help by emailing

Camp Michaux Walking Tour

SOLD OUT Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021 1 PM David Smith, volunteer & Board President, will lead the popular Camp Michaux walking tour of the old Bunker Hill Farm; Pine Grove Furnace CCC Camp; Pine Grove Furnace POW Interrogation Camp; and the United Church of Christ & United Presbyterian Church Camp.  Meet at the furnace […]

Blood Drive

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African American History in Carlisle

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts, Dickinson College Campus and community scholars will introduce audiences to narratives of African American experience often left out of Carlisle’s more well-known histories. After the panel discussion, audiences are invited to participate in a collaborative community art project designed to highlight these stories. This program is co-sponsored […]

ABCs of Cumberland County Facebook Live Series

10-Minute History series on Facebook – “ABCs of Cumberland County” – Fortnightly Thursdays @ 10am Watch at: