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About Us


The Elizabethville Area Historical Society is a non-profit corporation formed to promote an interest in the history of the Elizabethville area. We advocate responsible restoration and preservation of historic landmarks and artifacts. We seek to inspire and educate through historical programs.

Our Hours


Open houses are the first and third Saturday - May through September from 10am to 1pm. (Exception is the first Saturday in June). To visit at other times please call 717-362-8991 to schedule a tour or genealogy research.

Where To Find Us

Upcoming Events

February 17 at 7pm
at Trinity UMC, 25 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Barb Minchhoff - Founding Fathers: Freedom is Not Free

March 16 at 7pm
at Trinity UMC, 25 E. Main St., Elizabethville
John Sultzbaugh - The Earliest Dauphin County Residents

April 20 at 7pm
at EAHS 100 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Lois Watson and Louise Bumgardner - Tribute to H.E. Weaver & Sons Meats

May 18 at 7pm
at EAHS 100 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Lynn Henninger - The History of M.G. Henninger & Son

June 15 at 6pm
at Howard and Louise's 530 Main St., Elizabethville
Summer Social

August 17 at 7pm
at EAHS 100 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Alex Laskowski, author of Equal

September 21 at 7pm
at EAHS 100 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Visit to Bob Crabb's one-room school

October 12 at 7pm
at EAHS 100 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Pete DeSoto - History of MI and how it ended up in Elizabethville

November 16 at 7pm
at Trinity UMC, 25 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Bob Klinger - History of Klinger Lumber

December 14 at 6pm
at Trinity UMC, 25 E. Main St., Elizabethville
Annual Christmas Social