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Historical Society of Dauphin County

  • Address: 219 South Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17104
  • Phone: (717) 233-3462
  • Address: 219 South Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17104
  • Phone: (717) 233-3462
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Founded in 1869, the Historical Society of Dauphin County is housed in the John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion.  Stop by for a tour of the Mansion, Monday through Thursday, at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm or the second Sunday of each month at 1:00 pm. The research library is open Monday through Thursday and the second Sunday of the month from 1 pm to 4 pm. (Please call ahead to verify hours as changes may be made from time to time.)

The mission of the HSDC is to collect, preserve, exhibit, publish, and promote interest in the history of Dauphin County for the education, enjoyment, and benefit of the public.

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Tavern Night & Whiskey Tasting

  • Date: October 1, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Historical Society of Dauphin County

Guest Tours of the Mansion

  • Date: October 28, 2016
  • Times: 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM
  • Location: Historical Society of Dauphin County

Symposium: "Simon Cameron Reconsidered"

  • Date: October 30, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 2:00 PM
  • Location: Historical Society of Dauphin County

Christmas at the Mansion and Holiday Market

  • Date: December 11, 2016
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Location: Historical Society of Dauphin County