Meetings are held on the third Thursday with exceptions as noted. We are carefully monitoring the guidelines for the National and State Coronavirus Emergency. Safe-distancing outside meeting locations will be used at this time.
Please consult your physician about Covid-19 vaccinations. Many elligible people are still unvaccinated. The Mercersburg Historical Society is dependent upon local meeting locations in area churches and organizations. The Society cannot meet in facilities that are closed due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19.
COMCAST Interview of our President Sue Stoner on WRGG 93.7 FM, "Around Your Community", on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 7 PM. For more information go to www.wrgg.org
The annual (September - October 2022) Nancy Horton Heefner Memorial Art Show at Mercersburg Academy is dependent on Mercersburg Academy availability.
MONTHLY MEETING information will be updated soon:
Saturday, May 21, 2022, 1 PM - The Walking Tour of Fairview Cemetery founded June 5, 1866, Rt. 16 Mercersburg, PA, led by Ron Martin-Minnich. The walking tour will begin at the American legion Rostrum. His research is listed on the Society's web site - www.mhs.org - among the articles.
Mondays, July 11, 18, 25, 2022, 6:30 PM - Historical Tours of Center of Mercersburg. Since the content and itinerary of each tour are the same, those wishing to participate may choose which evening they wish to attend. However, participants are asked to call 717-328-2248 in order to register for a tour, which each evening will begin at 6:30 PM at the Fendrick Library.
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 7 PM - Tentative Tour of Unger Distillery site at Cove Gap.
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7 PM - Politics in Colonial Pennsylvania. Location to be determined.
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 7 PM - Quilts. Location to be determined.
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 7 PM - Mercersburg during World War I. Location to be determined.
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 7 PM - Christmas Memories. Annual Holiday Light Supper - Location to Be Determined.