Archive for July 2016

New Exhibit!

Presidential Campaign Propaganda: Packaging the Presidents, a new exhibit  will open on Saturday, July 16th , Old Market Day at Franklin County Historical Society, 175 E. King St..  For more info. 264-1667, or

Smoke ‘Em if you Got ‘Em Fundraiser

Roy Pitz’ 8th annual “Smokem If You Got’em event was held Saturday, July 16, in partnership with Franklin County Historical Society.  Located in the east courtyard of the “Old Jail, it was very successful and we would like to thank all the volunteers for their time and energy, and the following sponsors for helping with this major fundraiser – Volvo, Dice Imaging, McCleary Oil Company, Rotz and Stonesifer, Voila!, John Perry – Exit Preferred Realty, Statler Body Works, Thomas Geisel Funeral Home, Lumber Direct, Sunny Hill Development, Orrstown Bank, Fleagle’s Painting, Patriot Federal Credit Union, Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, and Brechbill Trailer Sales.

We would also like to thank Mike Albert of Historic Preservation Services for his help with the event. We couldn’t have done it without you!

You have aided us immensely in saving our history, one piece at a time!