• The Annual Campaign for Lancaster County History

    It has been another year on the Campus of History, where the history of Lancaster County becomes accessible to all visitors to and residents of this amazing community. At the very heart of each moment of historic engagement lies your support of LancasterHistory.org; thank you!

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  • PCA&D Designathon 2016

    LancasterHistory.org is thrilled to have been chosen as a participating organization in Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's 8th Annual Designathon, which will be held on February 19 & 20, 2016. During the Designathon's 24 hours, teams of students and faculty mentors create all-new pieces for nine non-profits. 

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  • Welcome to LancasterHistory.org!

    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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Welcome to

LancasterHistory.org

Home of Lancaster County's Historical Society & President James Buchanan's Wheatland!

 

Hours of Operation

LancasterHistory.org is open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am to 5pm. 

Tours of Wheatland are available on the hour Monday to Saturday starting at 10am. The last tour of the day is 3pm. 

 

 

Around the County
Around the County
Visit other history organizations in Lancaster County, and learn about their special events!
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President James Buchanan
President James Buchanan
Learn about the life and politics of President James Buchanan & First Lady Harriet Lane.
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Discover Your History
Discover Your History
Explore your family's, local, and nation's history.
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Esprit Quilt Collection
The Decorative Arts
Explore three centuries of art and history through the Richard C. von Hess Decorative Arts Center.
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Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Learn about "The Great Commoner," Lydia Hamilton-Smith, and the Underground Railroad.
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Make History Happen
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