Across the Centuries, Fort Loudon Historic Site

Across the Centuries, Fort Loudon Historic Site

Saturday May 14th & Sunday May 15th, 2022 * 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
History Class Comes Alive!
Living history practitioners, pull out your favorite living history impression and kit, round up your pards, and join us for our second “Across the Centuries” timeline living history event, May 14th and 15th, 2022!
To the general public, come on out and revel in over 2000 years of history!
Ancient Romans and Greeks, Vikings, medieval archers and soldiers, wild Irish militia of the 1600s and Scottish Highlanders, and a plethora of other military and supporting impressions of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries will be on site with impressive displays of weapons, armor, equipment, and vehicles, as well as exciting demonstrations of their craft and skill!
Talk with the famous abolitionist John Brown, or John Harris, Jr., frontier storekeeper, ferry operator and the founder of Harrisburg, PA!
Visitor’s Admission is $5 at the gate.
We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
For more information or to register to participate, contact Mike Strausner at


Saturday September 11th * 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Ludwick Eye Center, 825 Fifth Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Enjoy a free fun-filled day with food, games, and entertainment!
*Live music by Rudy & The Blue Fish
*Catered by Smith’s BBQ and Hotdogs Plus
*104.7 WAYZ broadcasting live
*Beer & wine tastings
*Cornhole, bingo, and kid zone
*Giveaways and prizes
*Local vendors
*Military vehicles on site for display!
Free to all!
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Memorial Day Parade, Waynesboro

Memorial Day Parade, Waynesboro

Monday May 31, 2021 * 9:00 AM
The Combined Veteran’s Council will host the Memorial Day Parade this year on May 31, 2021 at 9 am.
The route begins at CV Avenue to Broad Street and ending at Memorial Park for the Memorial Day Veteran’s Service.
Waynesboro, PA 
Registration is Free. Email Janeen McChesney for more information.
Blue Star Museums Initiative

Blue Star Museums Initiative

May 15, 2021 – September 6th, 2021
The Franklin County Historical Society/Old Jail Museum announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, 2021, and end on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021. Find the list of participating museums at
Blue Star Museums is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and participating museums nationwide.
The free admission program is available for those currently-serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.
Information about the Society and museum can be found at, the Franklin Historical Facebook page, or by calling 717-264-1667.