[SOLD OUT] Thaddeus Stevens’ Lancaster City

[SOLD OUT] Thaddeus Stevens’ Lancaster City

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Thaddeus Stevens


As of 5:30pm on 6/13, this event is sold out. This event is not accepting a waitlist. Please check back in the event of cancellations, though they are not guaranteed. Thank you for your overwhelming interest and your support!

Join LancasterHistory’s Randy Harris for a walk through Lancaster City to learn about what city life would have been like for lawyer, congressman, and abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens. This walking tour will visit sites such as the Shreiner-Concord Cemetery, Penn Square, and the Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith Center. Tour attendees will hear stories of the Underground Railroad, Stevens’ political career, and the life of Lydia Hamilton Smith, a free woman of color who worked with Stevens as his household manager and close companion. At the conclusion of the tour, participants will have the opportunity to view the interior of the Center as well.

Thaddeus Stevens’ Lancaster City, a walking tour, will take place on Monday, June 19 at 6pm. The tour will meet at Shreiner-Concord Cemetery at the corner of North Mulberry and West Chestnut Streets in Lancaster City.  The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. Tickets are $10 for LancasterHistory Members and Students; $15 for Non-Members. Advance registration is strongly recommended. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling (717) 392-4633.

In-Person Event Off-Site Event Outdoor Tour

June 19, 2023 Tour Meets at Shreiner-Concord Cemetery 6pm $10/LH Members & Students | $15/Non-Members