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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.

Caboose Tshirts are Here!

Get your Red Lion Caboose tshirt! Maroon and light gray. Sizes M,L,XL, and XXL. $25 for size XXL and $20 for all other sizes.

Pick yours up during the Open House dates listed in the previous post!

Hoss’ Fundraiser

Please join us this Sunday, Sep 24! You get a delicious meal and we get a percentage of your check. It is a win-win! You must print out the message below and print it with you for your meal to count.


Dear Friend of Red Lion Historical Society:

We are excited to team up with Hoss’s Steak and Sea House to raise money for a very worthy cause. Please consider visiting the Hoss’s location(s) listed below on 9/24/2017 to aid us in raising money to benefit Red Lion Historical Society.

Print this email and present it on 9/24/2017 at Hoss’s in York East
Hoss’s will then donate 20%* or 25%** of your total check paid to Red Lion Historical Society

*To qualify for the 20% payout, our group must have a minimum of $300.00 in total pre-tax food and beverage sales.
**To qualify for the 25% payout, our group must have a minimum of $1,200.00 in total pre-tax food and beverage sales.
This applies to a one-day, single location, pre-scheduled event. The purchase of gift cards is not included as part of your organization’s community fundraising totals.


Group #69396

Please print and present this email when ordering. See the attached file for the entire Community Night agreement. 

Spring Banquet

Thank you to everyone who registered for our Spring Banquet! We have received raffle prizes from Utz, Shady Maple, Dawn Foods, Weis Markets and AF Barnett. If you have the opportunity, please patronize these businesses. We certainly appreciate their generosity.  Don’t forget your lucky charm Friday night–you would love to win one of these prizes!

You Shop; We Benefit


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