• 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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  • 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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  • Fall Classes & Workshops

    LancasterHistory.org offers a varied roster of adult courses and workshops throughout the year. Begin to trace your family history with genealogy course offerings ranging from basic to advanced instruction, or learn how to utilize the internet for genealogy research in our fantastic Fall courses!

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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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  • 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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