On Display at 11/30 Visitors Center
Pillow Talk – Lets Start a Conversation
Travel the trails of Franklin County through acres of farmland and forests. Trek back to frontier settlements and forts, stopovers along the Underground Railroad, and sites of Civil War raids and invasions. Woven between these stories of America’s history are the verdant, rolling hills and azure skies, old-fashioned ice cream parlors, bakeries with shoo-fly pies and sticky buns; orchards with succulent sweet peaches in July and crisp, juicy apples in October; theatres and inns, meandering trails and streams, ski slopes and golf courses, and charming towns where people still smile, stop, and speak.
Join Civil War professional John Galie as he walks you through guided tours of the battle that took place on July 4th, 1863. Walk the road taken by a 20 mile long wagon train, a part of Gen Robert E. Lee's retreat. Finish at the road Union cavalry (including Brig Gen...
The next Chambersburg Civil War Seminar HISTORYtalk event will be with James Broomall on July 30 at 7 p.m. EST via Zoom. His talk will be: Battling for Gettysburg: Visual Representations of the Civil War's Largest Fight. Following the talk will be a Q&A period....
Bring the family to Waynesboro Day at Pen Mar Park on Sunday, July 25, from Noon to 5 PM. Opening is set for 1:15 PM. Music by Jay and The Jingos begins at 2 PM. Bring a picnic lunch, dance, or just enjoy the music. Learn the Paul Jones dance or try an old fashioned...
Check out our video collection
The Underground Railroad was an important part of our nation’s history, and Franklin County was a key stop in the quest for freedom.
Check out what is new at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center & Franklin County Visitors Center
In Franklin County, you are never far from a mountain view! The new Franklin County Visitors Guide is here. Pick one up at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center or call toll-free 866.646.8060 for a mailed copy.
The Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center has a new exhibit–Let the Journey Begin…People, Places & Possibilities. Explore stories of freedom from the earliest days of Franklin County to the present and enjoy the Pillow Talk quilting exhibit.