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.

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Glass Christmas Ornaments Available

To order your FCHS-K Christmas ornament, call 717-264-1667 or mail the order form to 175 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.  If you would like to pick up your ornament at the Old Jail please note that on the form.

Check out this article about our escape room event!

Cookbook Submissions Wanted

FCHS is publishing a cookbook for the 200th Anniversary of the Old Jail, and we need your help! Find the forms and instructions here: Cookbook Forms

Annual Dinner Meeting with Dr. Edward Ayers

The Annual Meeting will be held on Nov. 30 at 6pm at the Orchards Restaurant.  The cost is $27 per person and you must RSVP with payment by November 21.  This event is open to members and the public.

More Dates for Escape the Old Jail!

We’ve added more dates! Call 717-264-1667 or check out the event here: Event Link