Red Lion Area Historical Society

Red Lion Pennsylvania History and Collections

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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.

St. John’s Preschool visits the Train Display

The St. John’s UCC Pre-school visited the Red Lion train display recently and enjoyed the display. Below are two pictures of their recent visit. There is still time to bring the kids or grand-kids out to see the display before the end of the year. See the below Holiday Hours for details!

Holiday Open House Dates

November’s Meeting

Join us on November 21, when we host lecturer, teacher and Pennsylvania Dutchman, Butch Reigart. Learn some things about Pa Dutch life and learn a few words of the language.

Our meetings are held at St John’s UCC, North Main Street in Red Lion. Starting time is 7:00 and we are free and open to the public. Parking is at the rear of the church.

If Red Lion Schools are closed because of snow, we won’t hold our meeting but if they are just delayed, we’ll go on as planned.

Note: This meeting is being held a week earlier than our usual 4th Thursday as that is Thanksgiving.

Meetings Set to Begin in September

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this fall’s line-up of speakers. All meetings are held at St John’s UCC, Red Lion, at 7:00. Usually meetings are held on the fourth Thursday but in November, we hold our meeting on the third Thursday. We’re looking forward to seeing you all after the summer break. Stop back again to see the complete list of speakers.

Give Local York

Red Lion Area Historical Society

We are participating in this year’s Give Local York on May 3, 2019. Please consider a donation to help us complete the interior restoration of our Ma & Pa caboose. Just click the button here:

March Meeting

Please join us on March 28, 2019, to hear Mr. John Ream present a program on The Medical Side of the Civil War. Mr. Ream is a Civil War reenactor. His talk will be highly interesting.

Our meetings are held at St John UCC on North Main St and begin at 7:00. Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building. The meeting is free and open to the public.

January’s Meeting

The Red Lion Area Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting on January 24, 2019. The speaker will be Mr. Terry Bluett. His presentation is titled Quest for Freedom. Forgotten Heroes in York County.

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.

September’s Meeting


Our fall program series kicks off on September 27! Join us as Bob and Sue Lee share their tales of Wash Day. They will show their collection of antique laundry items as well. Come reminisce with us.

Our meetings are held at St. John’s UCC, 161 North Main Street, Red Lion and they begin at 7:00. There is a parking lot behind the church and the door to our meeting room is right there. No steps.

March Meeting Canceled

Red Lion schools are closed for tomorrow, March 22. It is our policy to cancel meetings when the school cancels. Therefore, we won’t have a meeting this month. We’ll reschedule our speaker for the Fall. Our next meeting will be our annual Spring Banquet. Reservation forms and details are in the last newsletter.

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