A mask is required as well as social distancing for tours and library research.  In addition, you will need to call or use the provided appointment app below to make appointments for tours or research. 



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.

What's New At FCHS

Upcoming exhibit for            2020

 "Votes for Women"

  A Movement Toward   Equality - Celebrating

 the 19th Amendment

Coach Fleet
Please visit Upcoming Bus Tours
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** Donations **

Your contribution will help to support the Franklin County Historical Society on a daily basis and will enable us to continue to properly maintain our buildings. The thoughtfulness and continued interest in historic preservation and education by you, our supporter, is appreciated.


FCHS-K is a 501(c)(3) organization under U.S. Internal Revenue Code.  Your gift may be tax deductible according to law. 

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


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). Other library times by appointment.


Group tours during open hours or by appointment. Groups larger than 8 should call into the Society to see if a docent is on duty for tour.

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

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175 East King Street

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone    717-264-1667


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