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WELCOME


UPCOMING EVENTS
and early closings

March 22
Columbia Spy Online Launch

March 23
Historical Society Night at the Fulton Theatre

March 31-April 1
Lancaster Family History Conference

April 5
A Day with Franklin in Philadelphia

April 10
Probate records class

April 21
Jay Robert Stiefel on Philadelphia artisans in the 1700s

April 24
Oral history class

May 1
Jewish records class

May 3
Annual Dinner at Lancaster Country Club

MORE

60 YEARS OF
THE COLUMBIA SPY
(1830-1889)
NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Columbia Spy masthead

Browse or search the complete text of an historic Lancaster County newspaper

A fascinating new resource for historical and genealogical research!


ON DISPLAY THROUGH
MAY 27

Ben Franklin signature

The Common Wealth:
Benjamin Franklin
and the
Building of Community

A new exhibition focusing on Franklin's role in shaping the American character

 

 

READ ALL ABOUT IT


Front cover of

Explore the evolution of transportation in our new photo book, Cars, Trains, Buggies & Planes: Transportation in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania


WHAT'S THE USE?

Mystery object

Any idea what this object from our collections was used for?
Take a quiz from our
Wealth of Years exhibition.

 

 

 

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