Franklin County Historical Society Announces African American Exhibit

Franklin County Historical Society Announces African American Exhibit

The Franklin County Historical Society is excited to announce a new temporary exhibit, “This is Their Story: African American Community History of Chambersburg”, curated by Shippensburg University student Madison Groninger.
The exhibit focuses on local Black veterans and outstanding women and their oral histories.
The exhibit is based on the book, “An All American Town: An Oral History of the African American Community of Franklin County, PA” by historian C. Bernard Ruffin III.
The exhibit may be viewed at The Franklin County Historical Society, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
It will be on display until August 31, 2022.
The Society can be contacted at 717-264-1667 or franklinhistorical.org
This exhibit is free and open to the public.

 

Trek the Trails at TWEP, Mercersburg

Trek the Trails at TWEP, Mercersburg

Sunday May 1st, 2022 * 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Trek the Trails
The center will be open to visit the displays.
Visitors will be encouraged to explore the trails and the grounds.
Visit their website at www.twep.org.  You can also call the center at 717.328.2126 or like them on Facebook
Tuscarora Wildlife Educational Project
4881 Ft. Loudon Rd.     
Mercersburg, PA 17236
TWEP Nature Art Show, Mercersburg

TWEP Nature Art Show, Mercersburg

Sunday April 3rd, 2022 * 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Art work will be accepted by Middle School and High School students as well as adults
Open to public
Display of all art entered will be on display during the open house.
Visit their website at www.twep.org.  You can also call the center at 717.328.2126 or like them on Facebook
Tuscarora Wildlife Educational Project
4881 Ft. Loudon Rd.     
Mercersburg, PA 17236

 

 

Franklin County Judicial Center, Open House

Franklin County Judicial Center, Open House

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 *  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Franklin County Commissioners are pleased to welcome the community to a free public open house at the Franklin County Judicial Center.
The public can take tours of the County’s newest facility and learn about the departments and services available to the community.