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Children 12 and under & all school age students must wear a mask.               All unvaccinated - must wear a mask
October 22nd and 23rd
October 29th and 30th
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission: $10.00  ----   12 and Under: $5.00
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Groups will enter event as a family unit --- No combining of groups.
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McCleary Oil Company
Colony House Furniture
Snavely's Garden Corner
BCM Payroll Services
Voila Children's Art & Creativity Center
Fogelsonger/Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium


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 and used books, old newspapers, etc.

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      VOLUNTEERS WANTED          717-264-1667 

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


What's New At FCHS
We have over 12,000 digital photos dating from 1920 to 1940s available for purchase. These photos came from M.B. Mumper photography in Chambersburg. Click the button below to view and/or purchase digital photos.
Cost $5.00 each.

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!!!!


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). Please note that the last tour must start by 3pm.

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

Coach Fleet
Please visit Upcoming Bus Tours
<< Click Here
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October Monthly Meeting
October 28th 7:00 pm
Caring for your historical documents
by Archivist Heather Glasby

Please click pic to go to Zoom meeting

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175 East King Street

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone    717-264-1667


Old Fashioned Telephone

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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