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    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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  • 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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Yuletide at Wheatland

Tiny Tim's Christmas Present

Join Tiny Tim from Dickens' famous "A Christmas Carol" this holiday season. Tim, now a grown man, and his eccentric spinster sisters try to recapture the "spirit" of Christmases past. But when all of the gifts, the trimmings and the tinsel fail, it is a chance encounter with a most remarkable visitor from the past who brings back the magic. Yuletide at Wheatland runs to New Year's eve.

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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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President James Buchanan
President James Buchanan
Learn about the political career of President James Buchanan & First Lady Harriet Lane.
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Discover
Discover
Explore your family history, your local history, your nation's history.
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Join Us
Join Us
Join us. Members are the lifeblood of our organization!
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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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Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Learn about the Great Commoner & Lydia Hamilton Smith.
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