Archive for May 2017

History Meets the Arts

This event may be of interest to our friends and members –

The 20th annual History Meets the Arts (HMTA) show & sale will be held at Gettysburg College, June 9-11 2017 in historic Gettysburg, PA. Produced by Lord Nelson’s Gallery, you’ll meet over 30 artists in person during this three day event. Artists include painters, sculptors and traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, in addition to accomplished historical book authors.

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Cemetery Scavenger Hunt 2017

The Franklin County Historical Society and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau invite you to participate in a Franklin County Cemetery Scavenger Hunt!
Cost: $10 per person.
Participants may work in groups or alone. The hunt will last the whole month will all the answers being checked after the 30th.

PICK UP YOUR PACKET AND REGISTER at The Old Jail starting Thursday, June 1 from 10:00-4:00. Your packet will contain clues and maps. Your job will be to find the headstones listed and gather information or photos.
TURN IN YOUR PACKET ON OR BEFORE Friday, June 30 at 4:00pm at The Old Jail.

PRIZES – $100 1st, $75 2nd, $50 3rd. In the event of a tie the winner will be determined by a drawing.

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Join us on Thursday, May 25 at 2:00 for our monthly meeting at the Grove Family Library!

Bob Macfarlane will speak on General J.L. Chamberlain.  This event is FREE and open to the public.