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Blog: Experience John Brown and More
Abolitionist John Brown planned his raid on the Federal Arsonal at Harpers Ferry while staying at the Ritner Boarding House in Chambersburg.read more»
Author Bill Morris will be at the jail from 10:00-12:00 on Saturday, April 29. His latest book will be available for purchase.
After publishing his third novel, Motor City Burning (Pegasus Books, 2014), Bill Morris turned his attention to researching, remembering and reliving some of the spectacularly lurid stories he covered in Chambersburg nearly forty years ago. These included arson, rape, murder, kidnapping, attempted suicide, the paranormal, prison breaks – all of it leavened by the more prosaic aspects of life in a picturesque small town in central Pennsylvania’s Cumberland Valley. He has now collected his memories – along with explorations into the slippery nature of memory – in a non-fiction book he’s called American Berserk: A Cub Reporter, a Small-Town Daily, the Schizo ‘70s. – Sunbury Press
We will be open for normal hours tomorrow, April 14. Tours and the genealogy library will be available from 10am-4pm.
We’re excited to once again join the Franklin County Visitors Bureau for Spring Into History! Tours of the Old Jail and John Brown House will be FREE on Saturday, April 29 from 10am-4pm. Historical sites throughout the county will also have free admission. For details, call 264-1667 or click here.
Photos from the Mumper Photography Studio Collection are now available for purchase. The studio was located in Chambersburg and we have photos from 1923-1947.
Contact us through the email address email@example.com to check if we have a photo of your ancestor. Copies, scans, images on CD, or glossy or matte prints will be for available for purchase. We can also mail via first class shipping if you are not in the area.