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Hours for Presidents Day, 2/20

On Presidents Day, February 20th, President James Buchanan's Wheatland, the Exhibition Galleries, and the Museum Store will be open. To learn more about our Living History at Wheatland tours that will be taking place that day, please visit our events page. The Library, Archives, and Administrative Offices will be closed. Thank you!



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Where are you coming from?

 


 

From Baltimore/Washington and points south

From Baltimore Beltway (Rt. 695), exit onto Rt. 83 north. Follow Rt. 83 north to York, PA. Take exit 19A (462 east, Market Street). Cross over Rt. 462 as you proceed through two lights and come to your third at Rt. 30. Turn right on to Rt. 30 east to Lancaster (approximately 20 miles.) Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike. Turn right at the light at the top of the exit ramp and proceed toward Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light;LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.


From Delaware

Follow Rt. 41 north from Hockessin, DE to Rt. 30 junction in Gap, PA. Turn left at the light at the 41/30 junction onto Rt. 30 west toward Lancaster. Follow Rt. 30 west for approximately 20 minutes. You will pass the shopping outlets and continue until Rt. 30 becomes a 2-lane highway.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Look for Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn left onto College Avenue, then take the next right (Marietta Avenue) to continue on Rt. 23 West. At the second traffic light, turn left onto President Avenue; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right

For a more direct approach: Continue to follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.


From Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania

From north of Harrisburg, take Rt. 15 south to Rt. 322 east. Cross the Susquehanna River and follow to I-81 north/322 east. From I-81 north/322 east, take I-83 south to I-283 south. From I-283 south, exit onto Rt. 283 east (to Lancaster). Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right


From Northeastern Pennsylvania

Follow I-81 south and take exit 90 (Rt. 72 south). Follow Rt. 72 south to Lancaster area. Turn right onto Rt. 30 West for a very short distance. Take the first exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike toward Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.


From Western Pennsylvania

Take Pennsylvania Turnpike to exit 247/old exit 19 (Harrisburg East). Take first exit to your right immediately out of toll booth to get onto Rt. 283 East. Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.


From Philadelphia

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west to exit 286/old exit 21 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Follow Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile to the Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn left onto College Avenue, then take the next right (Marietta Avenue) to continue on Rt. 23 West. At the second traffic light, turn left onto President Avenue; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.

For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.


From New York City

Take I-80 west to Rt. 287 south. Take Rt. 287 south to I-78 west. Take I-78 west to Rt. 222 south west of Allentown. Take Rt. 222 through Reading to the Lancaster area.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile to the Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn left onto College Avenue, then take the next right (Marietta Avenue) to continue on Rt. 23 West. At the second traffic light, turn left onto President Avenue; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right

For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right


From New Jersey

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike west). Take the PA Turnpike west to exit 286/old exit 21 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Take Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile to the Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn left onto College Avenue, then take the next right (Marietta Avenue) to continue on Rt. 23 West. At the second traffic light, turn left onto President Avenue; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right

For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike (Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike towards Lancaster City. About one mile from the exit, turn right onto President Avenue. Go straight through the next traffic light; LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster County's Historical Society and President James Buchanan's Wheatlandwill be on your right.



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