• Back to Basics

    Every Thursday from 6:30pm-8 in August and September we're holding a different DIY workshop & demonstration, with a side of history, for only $5/person!

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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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  • 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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Saturday, August 2, 2014
Living History at Wheatland
James Buchanan Comes of Age

Visitors to President James Buchanan's Wheatland will experience a special Living History program on Saturday August 2, 2014 between Noon and 4 PM. Guests will be guided through the life journey of James Buchanan, from a young boy in Mercersburg to his mature role as the Old Public Functionary of Washington!



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