Longenecker's Hatchery Celebrates their 100th Anniversary

Sep 17, 2019 - 7:00 pm

By Daryl Hilsher

Please join us as Daryl Hilsher from Longeneckers Hatchery shares with our members and guests the unique history of Longeneckers Hatchery.
Clayton M. Longenecker began Longeneckers Hatchery in 1918 from a location on Bainbridge Street. In 1920 he purchased property on South Market Street at Ridge Road and erected a modern hatchery building on it.

Longenecker specialized in Baron Single Comb White Leghorns. In the 1920's chicks were hatched only in the spring and early summer and shipped to cus...


Your Backyard Geology in Elizabethtown

Oct 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm

By Jeri Lee Jones

When the topic of geology in Pennsylvania, the name of Jeri Jones, geologic consultant,scholar, author and geologist inevitably is mentioned. Mr. Jones has extensively written articles on the geology of south-central Pennsylvania and has served on the faculty of several local colleges where he has taught earth and space science. His array of presentations on multiple topics pertaining to the local geology have been well received throughout the state. The topic he will present for our society per...