John Brown Book Signing, The Old Jail in Chambersburg

John Brown Book Signing, The Old Jail in Chambersburg

Saturday July 16th, 2022 * 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Franklin County Historical Society will hold a book signing with John Brown in Chambersburg (3rd  Edition) author Virginia Stake at the Old Jail, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg.
The 3rd edition of the book features additional chapters with new information on the Ritner family.
Mary Ritner owned the boarding house where John Brown stayed in 1859 while planning his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
The book will be available for purchase for $23.00, tax included.
The Old Jail will also be open for tours from 10:00am – 4:00pm for a nominal fee.
Information can be found at franklinhistorical.org.

 

Researching House Histories Workshop, Franklin County Historical Society

Researching House Histories Workshop, Franklin County Historical Society

Monday June 27th, 2022 * 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Franklin County Historical Society is excited to announce a new workshop, “Researching Franklin County House Histories: Examining Records to Help Determine the History of a House.”
Sponsored by FCHS and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB), the workshop will take place at FCVB, 15 South Main Street, Chambersburg.
The workshop will analyze different types of records, resources, and structural elements that can help date old houses.
Presenters are Pam Anderson, certified genealogist and owner of Anderson CoGen, Heather Wade, Franklin County Archivist, and Kara Shindle, Franklin County GIS Director.
The cost of the workshop is $45.00 per person and includes lunch.
For more information and to register, please email Pam Anderson at Pam@AndersonCogen.com.
Researching Franklin County House Histories

Researching Franklin County House Histories

The Franklin County Historical Society is excited to announce a new workshop, “Researching Franklin County House Histories: Examining Records to Help Determine the History of a House.” Sponsored by FCHS and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB), the workshop will take place on Monday, June 27 from 8:00am-6:00pm at the FCVB, 15 South Main Street, Chambersburg.

The workshop will analyze different types of records, resources, and structural elements that can help date old houses. Presenters are Pam Anderson, certified genealogist and owner of Anderson CoGen, Heather Wade, Franklin County Archivist, and Kara Shindle, Franklin County GIS Director.

The cost of the workshop is $45.00 per person and includes lunch.

For more information and to register, please email Pam Anderson at Pam@AndersonCogen.com.