secthead Support

Fall 2015 & Winter 2015/16

The following gifts were made in Fall 2015 and Winter 2015/16, and will be updated periodically as more gifts are made:

In Honor of Patrick Clarke

  • Mr. Randall Miller

In Honor of the 70th Anniversary of Edward B. and Mary Florence Hauck

  • Lise Shine

In Honor of Peggy Neff's 90th Birthday

  • Cliff and Daleela Dodge
  • John and Susan Garofola
  • Tom Ryan and Robin Sarratt

In Honor of Tim Arpin

  • John and Susan Garofola

If you would like to make a memorial or honorary gift to LancasterHistory in memory/honor of a loved one, please feel free to visit our webform. Please note that when writing your name and your loved one's name in the webform, please write your and their name as you would like to be recognized for your gift. (For example: Do you want to be recognized as "Mr. John Smith" or just "John Smith.")

If you have trouble making your gift over the internet, please call 717-392-4633 and ask for either Robin Sarratt (ext. 117) or Cindy Madara (ext. 122). Thank you!


Our Blogs

The History Bucket


Because the world is a bucketful of questions.  And someone's gotta answer them

While working with the object collections of we come across many questions.  Visit here to see some of the more unusual stories that we have uncovered.

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Historically Speaking


The staff and volunteers of the Archives Department at never know what they'll find when working on the documents and records in the collections.  Fortunately, when they do discover something noteworthy they are very willing to share!

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Marianne's PhotoBlog


Because pictures are worth a thousand words, but sometimes they need an interpreter.

You know that cliché about a picture being worth a thousand words? Ok, well, imagine the stories going on in my head after cataloging several hundred photos every single day!

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Wheatland: A Love Story

Who would have guessed that a young lady would fall in love with an old President and his old house?

One Young Lady, One Old House, Two Hundred Years of History

I’m Jennifer Walton, Museum Associate at President James Buchanan's Wheatland, and I love an old President and his old house! Over the past nine years, I’ve learned quite a lot about both, and I would love to share it with you!

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