THE SHIREMANSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY FALL CALENDAR
" Everyone is welcome to attend”
2018 SHS Membership Dues
If you have paid your dues this year, thank you. You will receive your new membership card soon.
If you have not paid your dues for 2018, please forward them at your earliest convenience. They are still $15 for one, $25 for a couple, $10 for each additional family member over 18 years old.
Also, for those over 60, there is the option of a single lifetime membership for $150 or $250 for a couples life time membership.
Make checks payable: SHS and mail to 21 East Main Street, Shiremanstown, PA 17011
Mark your calendars for these events!
February 6- 7pm-Civil War History of South Central PA- 1863
Documents and artifacts by Jim Schmick
April 3 - 7pm- The History of Herbs- Susanna Brill-The Rosemary House
April 28- Marker Dedication
May 15- Election day Soup and Sandwich
May 19- Spring Fun in the Park starting at 11:00 a.m.
There will be discussions and displays of historic items, games for kids and adults, a silent auction, concessions (food, drinks) and much more Additional details to follow!!
SHS is also planning date(s) and details for the following:
Additional Special speakers
If you have ideas for other SHS activities or programs, contact Joan Runkle President at 717-737-1601 or Lucy Getz Vice President at 717-761-0567
Shiremanstown Clock & Historical Markers Ceremony
April 22, 2017 at 1:00 P.M.
A dedication ceremony will be held to celebrate the placement of the Historical Town Clock and two additional Historical Markers presented by the Shiremanstown Historical Society and your presence is requested. The event is also open to the public so please feel free to invite a neighbor or friend.
The dedication of the clock will take place first the site is located at 3 West Main Street in front of the Shiremanstown Fire Company Building.
The first marker will be “St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church” located at 44 West Main Street. The marker will be located to left facing the front door entrance by the lamp post. The second marker will be the “Christian Stoner Home” located at 316 East Main Street, the home is the residents of Sylvia and Victor Funk. That marker will be placed at the front of the home on Main Street.
In the event of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at the Shiremanstown Historical Society Museum, which is located at 41 South Locust Street, Shiremanstown, PA, in the River Rock Academy. The Museum will be open following the dedication for tours and refreshments.
Note: Additional markers of several historical buildings are being considered. Date, time and location of those markers will be announced at a later date.
Joan Runkle, President 717-571-3375
Lucy Getz, Vice President 717-761-0567