• PCAD Designathon

    The Museum Council of Lancaster County, of which LancasterHistory.org is a member, is a proud participant in Designathon held by Lancaster's Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. The seventh annual Designathon at PCA&D was held on February 20 and 21, 2015. During the Designathon's 24 hours, teams of students and faculty mentors created all-new pieces for area non-profits. To read more, visit pcad.edu/news

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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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President James Buchanan's Wheatland is open for tours Monday-Saturday from 10-4 (last tour starts at 3.) Our Campus of History also features Lancaster County's Historical Society and the Tanger Arboretum.  Stop in for a visit!

 

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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Join Us
Join Us
Join us. Members are the lifeblood of our organization!
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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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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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