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.

What's New At FCHS

      Upcoming exhibit for 2020

          Ephemera of historian                Murray Kauffman

NEW !!
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CURRENT NEWS

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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!

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                William Reed
      (Last man hanged at Old Jail)
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). 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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      VOLUNTEERS WANTED                                 717-264-1667 

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

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CONTACT US

175 East King Street

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone    717-264-1667

 

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