• The Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum

    It's summertime! Enjoy the changing of the seasons and the appearance of new green 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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  • Wheatland: Home of President James Buchanan

    Come discover the warmth and hospitality of President James Buchanan's Wheatland. Tour guides share Buchanan’s family stories that reveal a stern, yet lovable bachelor uncle who raised orphaned nieces and nephews, cared for Lancaster’s widows and orphans and was a successful attorney.

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  • African-American Heritage Walking Tours

    Learn about Lancaster's own abolitionists, underground railroad agents, religious leaders, and entrepreneurs as you visit 12 historical sites and properties with African-American heritage.

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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 Fall/Winter Fellowship! (Deadline: July 31, 2016)

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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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