Franklin County Historical Society at 175 East King Street Chambersburg, PA will be giving away old newspapers free dated from early 1800s up to mid 1900s. These newspapers were previously scanned and are bound together with string and covers.
Just come to the Historical Society on Friday April 28 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday April 29 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and pick up free old newspapers. Papers are located on third floor.
Pass the word to your friends or whoever may be interested in receiving old copies of newspapers from the Franklin County area.
Newspapers Give-A-Way Event
WHO WE ARE
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.
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We have something for everyone! Docents (Tour Guides), Librarians, Data Entry, Transcribers and more.
What's New At FCHS
Who still watches the cell blocks? Is it time for your medicine inmate? Who's that screaming from the dungeon and what are they saying? Join The Ghost PIT and Seeking Spirits as we take you behind the walls of the Old Franklin County Jail. You will use state of the art equipment and investigate within the cells, halls, and dungeons of this historic and haunted Chambersburg, PA landmark. Tickets for this are just $20 and can be purchased by sending payment through PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 717-496-6071.
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). 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.
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…”.
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Crossed Keys Newsletter and free subscription to Franklin County's version of Newspapers.com
We just added lots of cemetery record information under Members Only Section - Take alook.
Charles Stoner Drawings
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175 East King Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
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