Archive for June 2016

Smoke ‘Em is Fast Approaching!

The Franklin County Historical Society is partnering with Roy Pitz Brewery to bring you the 8th Annual Smoke ‘Em if you Got ‘Em Party! The event will be held at the Old Jail on Saturday, July 16 from noon to 6:00 p.m.

The event will feature live music from The Hello Strangers and The Naked Sun. Ribbins BBQ and Western Redneck BBQ will be on site, Jan Zell Wines will have wine slushies, wine by the glass and bottle, and of course Roy Pitz will be here with their delicious brews!

Adults: $5 / Kids 6-12 $2 / 5 and Under: Free. Tickets available online, at The Stube or jail, or at the door until sold out.  Drink tickets will be $3-5 and available at the event.

This will be a tobacco-free event. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs.

Credit/Debit will be accepted with minimum purchase, but cash is preferred!

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Old Jail Featured

Click the link to read an article about forgotten prisons in PA. The Old Jail is on the list!
http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/pennsylvania/forgotten-prisons-pa/

Cemetery Hunt Answers and Winners

The winners of our Cemetery Scavenger Hunt are:

First Place, $100.00 – Kelly Smith

Second Place, $75.00 – Cathy and Dave Cellucci

Third Place, $50.00 – Charles and Kathy White

Click on the photos to enlarge and see the correct answers.

Please call 264-1667 or email Jenny at ophistory@pa.net to claim your prize!

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FCHS Helps with Research for Article

Check out this article about the historic Capitol Theatre, published in the Public Opinion. Ms. Atherton stopped by our library in The Old Jail to do research and find photos.

http://www.publicopiniononline.com/story/life/2016/05/27/capitol-theatre-chambersburgs-historic-gem/84591908/

Smoke Em if you Got Em at The Old Jail

We’re partnering with Roy Pitz Brewing Company to bring you the 8th Annual Smoke Em if you Got Em event at The Old Jail!  We’ll have BBQ vendors, music from Naked Sun and The Hello Strangers, and of course Roy Pitz beer! Wine from Jan Zell Wines will also be available.  The event will be held on July 16 from noon to 6:00.  Tickets are available online, at the Stube, or at the door.

We are also in search of sponsors for the event.

For more details call 264-1667 or check out this link:

http://www.roypitz.com/events-schedule/2016/7/16/roy-pitz-8th-annual-smoke-em-if-you-got-em-party