Red Lion Pennsylvania History and Collections

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July 2020 Open House

Please join us for our monthly Second Sunday Open House on Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Now that York County has moved into the “green phase”, we are allowed to operate at 50% capacity. For the safety of our guests and volunteers, masks are required to be worn inside the museum and guests should remain 6′ feet apart. Also, in case one of our staff or guests later finds out they have COVID-19, we are asking all guests to sign our guestbook (name, address, phone number) so they could be informed that they might have been exposed. We look forward to seeing everyone July 12!

June 2020 – Open House

We are pleased to announce that we will be open for our monthly second Sunday open house this Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Now that York County has moved into the “green phase”, we are allowed to re-open at 50% capacity. For the safety of our guests and volunteers, masks should be worn inside the museum and guests should remain 6′ feet apart. We look forward to seeing everyone this Sunday!

May 2020 Second Sunday Open House Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, social distancing guidelines set by the CDC, and Governor Wolf’s stay-at-home order, the Second Sunday open house at the Red Lion Area Historical Society’s train station museum on May 10th has been cancelled. Please remember to stay home and stay safe everyone!

Give Local York – May 1

Red Lion Area Historical Society

We are participating in this year’s Give Local York on May 1, 2020. Please consider a donation to help us complete the interior restoration of our Ma & Pa caboose. On May 1, just click the button here to donate:

April 2020 Second Sunday Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing guidelines set by the CDC, the Second Sunday open house at the Red Lion Historical Society’s train station museum on April 12th has been cancelled. Please remember to stay home and stay safe everyone!

March 2020 Meeting Cancelled

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Due to the out-break of Covid-19 (better known as the novel Coronavirus), the Society Board has decided to cancel the March 26 membership meeting. For the safety of our membership and the general public, we feel it is better to stay home and practice social distancing.

March 2020 Meeting

Please join us on March 26, 2020 as Tim Pritchard will be giving a presentation on the relationship between Jennie Wade, Wesley Culp, and Jack Skelley in the Civil War era. Tim is a member of the 87th Pennsylvania re-enactors.

Our meeting starts at 7:00 pm and will be held at St. John’s UCC, 161 North Main Street, Red Lion, PA. Meetings are free and open to the public. In the event of snow, we will cancel the meeting if Red Lion Area Schools cancel or let out early. If they are only delayed a couple hours, we’re still on.

February 2020 Meeting

Please join us on February 27, 2020, for our annual Show and Tell meeting! Bring an interesting, unique, or antique item and tell us about it. It is always interesting and entertaining to see what everyone brings. We hope to see you there!

Our meeting starts at 7:00 pm and will be held at St. John’s UCC, 161 North Main Street, Red Lion, PA. Meetings are free and open to the public. In the event of snow, we will cancel the meeting if Red Lion Area Schools cancel or let out early. If they are only delayed a couple hours, we’re still on.

Maryland & Pennsylvania (Ma & Pa) Railroad Open House

Here we go again! With the success of the last Ma & Pa open house in July, we are going for our second run at the Ma & Pa Railroad Open House. This open house will feature many historical relics related to the Ma & Pa Railroad. Many presenters will have there personal displays with all kinds or artifacts, photos, and information to share. The open house will be on February 16th, 2020 from 2-5 pm. We are located inside the Ma & Pa Red Lion train station museum at 73 N. Main Street, Red Lion, PA 17356.

The Model Railroad will also be open and have a local theme with Ma & Pa, Stewartstown Railroad, and Yorkrail models operating throughout.

Our presenters will be:
John Good
Ted Merril
Mike Dancy
Rick Moxley
Cale Leiphart
Tristan Mundis
Matt Mundis
Nate Heffner

If you have any questions contact Tristan Mundis at (717)-501-3240

January 2020 Meeting

The Red Lion Area Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting on January 23, 2020. The meeting will be an open forum for people to share their memories of Red Lion and the area from years gone by.

The meeting will be held at St John’s UCC, 161 North Main Street, Red Lion, at 7:00 pm. Entrance is off the parking lot behind the church. All meetings are free and open to the public. The meeting will be canceled if Red Lion schools are canceled or dismissed early that day.

For more information, please call 717-244-1912.



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