This is Us Quilting Movement Talk

Rev. Yvette Davis, Director of the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity at Dickinson College, will share about the Center’s work with Communities of Color at Dickinson. She will also share about the “This Is Us” Quilting Movement, inviting Dickinsonians and our Carlisle neighbors to create meaningful quilt panels to become a Community “This […]

County Seat Walking Tour Featuring the Whiskey Rebellion

Dates: Saturday, October 12, 2024 10:00 AMMatthew March, Education Director, will lead this walking tour that will explore some of the sites in the historic district of Carlisle, featuring those that played a role during the WhiskeyRebellion of 1794. Carlisle was the gateway to the west and half of the Watermelon Army assembled there en […]

Unveiling Carlisle’s Molly Pitcher Book Signing

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

Join us at History on High for the new Molly Pitcher books by  Joan M. West. One book is geared towards children, the other adults.

The History of the Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Throughout South Central Pennsylvania

Documentary Screening by Keystones Oral History and Bryan Wade. This documentary will highlight a history of the Underground Railroad and the abolitionists throughout South Central Pennsylvania. A major focus will be on the collaboration between Quakers, other religious denominations, abolitionists, and conductors of various ethnic backgrounds and social economic standing who worked together to ensure […]

Annual House Open Meeting

Join CCHS staff and board for this members-only open house with refreshments. Featuring a special visual presentation by Richard Tritt, photo curator. He will highlight his 40 years of curating the collection of the historical society’s photos. We will also have our annual business meeting, election of new officers. Doors open at noon, meeting at […]

Lost and Found: The Rediscovery of Colonial Fort Halifax

Fort Halifax, in what’s now northern Dauphin County, was a garrisoned supply depot during the 7 Years War. Its precise location was lost to history until a series of archaeological excavations between 2011 and 2024 rediscovered the fort and provided a window into daily life in a military garrison at the edge of the frontier. […]

Camp Michaux Walking Tour

David Smith 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 finally the United Church of Christ & United Presbyterian Church Camp. Meet at the furnace in Pine Grove State Park. Cost: $10/member; $15/nonmember; $5/school-age-children Purchase Tickets Here