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WHO WE ARE

 

Mission Statement:

The object of the Franklin County Historical Society - Kittochtinny shall be to foster increased knowledge of the history of Franklin County and the Cumberland Valley through a museum and library, to publish papers of the corporation at irregular intervals, to oversee property and assets received, and to promote preservation of historic sites.

Please visit the FCHS Online Gift Shop. We have over 500 items for sale. New books, used books, old newspapers, etc.

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FCHS Scholarship

Franklin County Historical Society is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a high school senior residing in Franklin Co Pa who will be studying history or a related field at college.  Call the Society at 717-264-1667 or email history@pa.net to request an application.

CURRENT NEWS

What's New At FCHS
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The vision of the project is "To engage all Americans in what will be the largest and most inclusive celebration and commemoration in our nation’s history…”.

Click "250" to view video about America 250 Celebration!!!!

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Franklin County Historical Society is a Blue Star Museum
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HOURS OF OPERATION

Museum tours and Library are open November through April. (Thursday to Saturday 10am to 4pm) and May through October (Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4pm).

All times must be by appointment. 

 

Please use Appointment App below to schedule tour or library use.

Group tours by appointment. Groups larger than 8 should call into the Society to see if a docent will be available or use appointment app for tour.

      VOLUNTEERS WANTED          717-264-1667 

We have something for everyone! Docents (Tour Guides), Librarians, Data Entry, Transcribers and more.

Coach Fleet
Please visit Upcoming Bus Tours
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CONTACT US

175 East King Street

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone    717-264-1667

 

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Please DO NOT use "CONTACT US" for any research requests. Click this link - Genealogy Requests

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** Donations **

To Donate: Click on FCHS Gift Shop above. Scroll down on the store page and then click on Donations. Find the amount you wish to donate to FCHS-K. Again Thank You!

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