• New Exhibition Now On Display

    FREEDOM: "to secure the Blessings of Liberty" explores the stories of Lancastrians who sought, fought for, lived in, and were denied freedom over the course of 300 years. They are stories of hope, joy, struggle, and survival from Penn's Holy Experiment through the 21st century. 

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  • Yuletide at Wheatland 2016

    Join LancasterHistory.org for a historical performance that captures a moment in time, taking us back to the holiday of 1867 when President James Buchanan celebrated the holidays with friends and family at his beloved Wheatland.

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  • Apply Today!

    Thanks to the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we are pleased to offer three research fellowship programs focusing on scholars, educators, and community instititutions. Apply today for a Spring/Summer 2017 Fellowship! (Deadline: December 31, 2016)

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  • The Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum

    Fall has arrived! Enjoy the changing of the seasons across the grounds of LancasterHistory.org in the Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum, home to a large variety of mature species of trees from around the globe, and an American Conifer Society Reference Garden.

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  • Welcome!

    Our ten-acre Campus of History features the historic grounds and gardens of President James Buchanan's Wheatland, the Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum, and the award-winning, and environmentally-sustainable headquarters of LancasterHistory.org.

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