• The Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum

    Sporting 104 mature varieties of trees, the Tanger Arboretum is open to the public as a place of rest and relaxation.

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  • Annual Holiday Gathering

    Join LancasterHistory.org for our Annual Holiday Gathering on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4 – 7pm. Good friends, great food, a sleigh full of Lancaster spirit, and the opening of a new exhibit!

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  • Go the Extra Mile for LancasterHistory.org!

    LancasterHistory.org is participating again in this year's Extraordinary Give on Friday, November 21st. If you love what LancasterHistory.org is doing for the community and local history, consider making a contribution on this day!

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  • The Annual Campaign for Lancaster County History

    While it may be our historically-inclined nature to glance behind us, it is the future of Lancaster's history that has us most excited. As we enter our second autumn on the Lancaster Campus of History, we can say with certainty that the captivating history of our community is in very good hands!

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  • Welcome

    On the Campus of History you will learn about Lancaster County, Pennsylvania—from stories of the Conestoga Indians and the Underground Railroad to the political legacy of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens to the stories of your own family.

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Tours of Wheatland will be unavailable between November 13 and November 23 as we redecorate for the coming holiday season.  Regular Tours will begin again on Monday, November 24 and Yuletide Tours will begin on Friday, November 28.

Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Learn about the Great Commoner & Lydia Hamilton Smith.
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Discover
Discover
Explore your family history, your local history, your nation's history.
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Join Us
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Around the County
Around the County
The historic sites and museums in Lancaster County offer extraordinary opportunities for learners of all ages.
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Esprit Quilt Collection
Esprit Quilt Collection
Explore three centuries of art and history through the Richard C. von Hess Decorative Arts Center.
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President James Buchanan
President James Buchanan
Learn about the political career of President James Buchanan & First Lady Harriet Lane.
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