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.
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»
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.
Due to the overwhelming positive response, we’ll soon have the Rhythm Kids video available for purchase! It will come in a case with a cover and will be available as a widescreen DVD for $25.00 or a Blu-ray for $35.00. Shipping will be available. The entire purchase price will go to the Franklin County Historical Society, as we are a non-profit.
To order, please call 264-1667 and ask for Jenny or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We anticipate being able to fulfill orders after next Thursday.
We’ve updated our inventory of used books for sale! Stop by the Old Jail Thursday-Saturday 10am-4pm to take a look at our selection or click on the link below.
Congratulations to our winners! 1st – Stephanie and Brian, 2nd – Kristin and Mike, 3rd – Rochelle. We sent you an email!
Six people/teams had all of the correct answers and we drew from those to find our winners. The other people with correct answers were Barbara and David, Sarah W., and Elizabeth G..
Thank you to everyone who participated!
The correct answers were:
1. Zullinger, Davis and Trinh…
2. 211 5th Ave.
3. 115 Kenwood Rd.
4. 1526 Edgar Ave.
5. 147 East Washington St.
6. 570 Montgomery Ave.
7. 347 East Queen St.
8. 301 Philadelphia Ave. (N. Main)
9. Franklin Co. Courthouse
10. 136 E. Queen St.
11. Masonic Temple
12. The Stoner House
13. 1574 Hudson Ave.
14. 251 Glen St.
15. S.A. Huber
16. DiLoreto, Consentino and Bolinger
17. 532 Broad St.
18. 1649 Alexander Ave.
19. 532 East King St.
20. 580 East Catherine St.
For a link to the answers on the photos, click here: