Heritage of Strasburg Collection, 1816-

Call number:  MG-203

1 box     3 folders     .125 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 5

Description: The collection contains the 1816 Act of Incorporation, a 1976 publication, program for a performance by the high school alumni, and Strasburg Rail Road memorabilia.

Creator:  Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.)

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Items were collected by the Lancaster County Historical Society.

Folder 1

Insert 1 Act of Incorporation of the Borough of Strasburg, passed 13 March 1816, printed by Hugh Maxwell, July 1819.

Insert 2 Envelope, Lancaster County Historical Society, 307 North Duke Street, Lancaster which contained Insert 1.


Folder 2 Publication. “Our Strasburg Heritage,” by the Strasburg Historical Society, 1976, containing early maps and street plans with occupants’ names and photographs of street scenes, churches, schools, businesses, events, and celebrations.


Folder 3

Insert 1 Program. “Hannah’s Henpeck Vote.” A mock trial by the Strasburg High School Alumni, undated, with names of 16 people.

Insert 2 Strasburg Railroad memorabilia

Item 1 Pamphlet describing the “Paradise,” luxury observation car, undated.

Item 2 Pamphlet describing the railroad with the 1963 operating schedule and fares.

Item 3 Ticket stub with conditions governing the railroad operations.