By John Ziats , Curator, Middletown Historical Society
It is hard to believe that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the accident at TMI. Please join us as John Ziats, curator at the Middletown Historical Society and his sister Jeannie Dunaway explain what happened, how it affected the community and their memories from that day. They would also like to hear from the audience any memories they have of that event.Details
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.
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...
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...Details