Allison-Antrim Museum, Inc. will be hosting a fall workday at the Ebbert Springs Archeological Preserve and Heritage Park, 12633 Molly Pitcher Highway, Greencastle, PA 17225 on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Volunteers are encouraged to bring yard and garden tools, trailers and pickup trucks to assist with the work projects both inside and out. This is a rain or shine event. Volunteers are needed at all skill levels. Tasks include transporting chairs and other items from the Museum to Ebbert Spring, outside Fall cleanup, carpet removal, cleaning inside, cataloging books, and other jobs. Each volunteer hour is worth $25 when Allison-Antrim Museum applies for grants.
Lunch and snacks will be provided and participants will get an insider’s look at the property, its rich history and scenic beauty.
The Ebbert Springs Archeological Preserve and Heritage Park is co-managed by The Archeological Conservancy, Allison-Antrim Museum, Inc., and Antrim Township. Ebbert Springs’ history extends back to 10,000 BC and has rich cultural history of both Native American and Early American occupation.
Today, Ebbert Springs is a cultural and nature preserve open to the public year-round, dawn to dusk, for passive recreation on designated trails depicting the history of the site.
Because of lunch and parking, “Please” RSVP by Wednesday, October 23 by calling the Museum at 717-597-9010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Franklin County Historical Society will host “Halloween at the Haunted Jail” on October 25 & 26 and November 1 & 2 from 7-9:30pm.
Guests will encounter ghosts, goblins, and other haunts as they traverse four floors of the jail, including the three story cellblock and dungeon areas. The event has been expanded from last year, when over 2,000 people attended the event.
The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 8 and under, payable at the door. Cash and credit are accepted.
The event benefits the nonprofit Society.
Call 717.264.1667 for information or visit franklinhistorical.org.
Built in 1818, The Old Jail is the home of the Franklin County Historical Society, founded in 1898. Each year the Society serves thousands through its tours, genealogy library, events, and educational presentations.
Contact:Jenny Shifler, email@example.com or 717-264-1667