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12 Days of Christmas Gifts in Franklin County

As the holidays approach, the hunt begins for the perfect gifts for everyone, from friends, family, to the family pets. Some shoppers start early, others shop year-round to get the perfect gifts. While shoppers may differ in their shopping timelines, the goal remains...

Thaddeus Stevens Society Meeting and More

Thaddeus Stevens Society To Meet The Thaddeus Stevens Society will meet on Sunday, November 6, at 1 p.m. at 149 Carlisle Street in Gettysburg, PA. Besides the normal business meeting, attendees will get to see a new exhibit of the Society’s Stevens artifacts, which...

2017 Tours: Covering New Ground

The 2017 year of Chambersburg Civil War Seminars promises to be an exciting season with new and different events that we are trying for the first time. It starts with the April 6-9 seminar featuring talks on all aspects of U.S. military history presented by many of...

Student Life in Franklin County

Submitted by Colleen Hoover   I have attended school in the Franklin County area since I was three years old. Starting with pre-school at a local church in Waynesboro, PA to attending middle school and high school in Chambersburg, undertaking dual enrollment...

Trail Riding in Franklin County

Submitted by Colleen Hoover Riding in Franklin County’s majestic mountains on the back of a horse is absolutely breath taking. Franklin County has many options for riding one of the most popular is Caledonia State Park: Michaux Forest which is part of the Appalachian...

The Towns

Submitted by Tim Latsbaugh I grew up in Chambersburg, and love coming back to see friends, family and exploring what Franklin County has to offer. I cannot think of a better place to have lived while growing up. The people are friendly, the scenery is among the best...

Weekends & Views

Submitted by Nathan Neil I grew up in the area, and now call Chambersburg home. In fact, I recently decided to relocate my business to the beautiful property of the Scotland Campus, which was once the Scotland School for Veterans Children. Franklin County, to me, is a...

On the ‘Jig

Submitted by Lauren Cappuccio On a beautiful sunny Thursday, I packed up my work things and traded my work clothes for a t-shirt and jeans. For my first trip in Franklin County kayaking on a creek, I was pretty confident that I could hold my own. We were going be...