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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.

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!

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.

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