A Brief History of the Famous Rail Journey through Elizabethtown and the Train that led the way.

Mar 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm

By Steven Torrico , General Superintendent of the Harrisburg, Lincoln, and Lancaster Railroad

Did you know that Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train passed through what is today the Stone Gables Estate on April 22,1865?

Would you would like to learn more about that passage, hear about the reenactment of that event to be held this April at the Stone Gables Estate in Elizabethtown, and how a replica of an 1860’s train was built to make it happen? If so, then please join us as Steven Torrico, General Superintendent of the Harrisburg, Lincoln and Lancaster RR presents his program.


Barns of Lancaster County~ Elizabethtown Historical Society's Annual Holiday Dinner

Dec 4, 2018 - 6:00 pm

By Greg Huber , Barn Historian, Scholar and Author

Elizabethtown Historical Society’s
Annual Christmas Dinner
Please join the Elizabethtown Historical Society on Tuesday, Dec 4th at 6pm for a delightful evening in the beautifully restored historic Ironstone Ranch Barn on the Star Barn Estate. Appropriately our guest speaker barn historian Greg D. Huber will entertain our members and guests with a presentation on the historic barns of Lancaster County. He will explore the agricultural, architectural, and h...


The History of the Lions Club

Nov 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm

By Mike Myers , Former two-term president of the Elizabethtown Lions

How many of us know exactly what the world’s largest service organization does, when did it start and where? Please join us in November when Mike Myers will answer those questions and many more as he presents the History of the Lion’s Club in Elizabethtown. The Lion’s Club with over 46,000 clubs and 1.4 million members fortunately has a very active branch in Elizabethtown. It has been an energetic club here for decades and as a result has made many contributions to Elizabethtown. What those many...


"Shoes of Elizabethtown, One Mans Collection."

Oct 16, 2018 - 7:00 pm

By Richard Barr , Son of the Proprietor of the former Economy Shoe Store

More details coming soon...


Amish in Elizabethtown Lancaster County

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:00 pm

By Edsel Burdge , Research Associate at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College

More details coming soon...