Programs and Calendar of Events


The Elizabethtown Historical Society convenes on the third Tuesday of each month, with the exception of January, February, July, and August. Our programs begin at 7:30pm followed by our business meeting at approx. 8:45 pm. Doors open 7:00pm.

 

History of the Elizabethtown Fire Company

7:30 pm
March 20, 2018
More Details Coming Soon.
Presenter: Jeff Kinsey, Assitant Public Works Director Elizabethtown Borough & Former Chief of the Elizabethtown Fire Department
 

The History of the Jigger Shop

7:30 pm
April 17, 2018
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Presenter: Chuck Allwein, Proprietor of The Jigger Shop
 

Historical Perspectives on Federal and Local Preservation Efforts in Elizabethtown

7:30 pm
May 15, 2018
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Presenter: Susan Asbury, Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities at Elizabethtown College
 

The History of the Shoe Industry in Elizabethtown

7:30 pm
June 19, 2018
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Presenter: Richard Barr, Proprietor of the former Economy Shoe Store
 

Amish in Elizabethtown Lancaster County

7:30 pm
September 18, 2018
More Details Coming Soon.
Presenter: Edsel Burdge, Research Associate at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College
 

Girl Power: How The Red Rose Girls Made Their Own Way

7:30 pm
October 16, 2018
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Presenter: Carol Buck, History Curator at The State Museum of Pennsylvania
 

How to Investigate the Past: Using Deed Searches to Discover the History of Your Property in Elizbethtown

7:30 pm
November 20, 2018
More Details Coming Soon.
Presenter: Ramon Rios, University of Pennsylvania
 

Stone Houses of Elizabethtown Designed By Philadelphia Architect G. Edwin Brumbaugh

5:30 pm
December 4, 2018
More Details Coming Soon.
Presenter: Jean-Paul Benowitz, President of Elizabethtown Historical Society