Solanco Historical Society serves the southern end of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, including Quarryville Borough and Bart, Colerain, Drumore, East Drumore, Eden, Fulton, Little Britain, Providence and Sadsbury Townships. We welcome any information and inquiries pertaining to Southern Lancaster County.Current Office and Research Hours: 9:00 A.M. to noon every Wednesday throughout the year, and 2nd and 4th Saturday mornings from September to May.
Robert Fulton Birthplace Guided Tours: See detailed information under "About Us" - "Operating Hours."
FREE MONTHLY PROGRAMS
On the 3rd Saturday of each month (except January and December), Solanco Historical Society offers a free historical program at 1:30 P.M. at the brick archives warehouse across from the Robert Fulton Birthplace. Located at 1932 Robert Fulton Highway, which is 6-1/2 miles south of Quarryville near Swift Road in Fulton Township, the programs are open to the public and the facility is handicapped-accessible. For more details on programs, speakers and our full list of events, click on the "Upcoming Events" section at the top of this page.
This Saturday, March 18th, 1:30 P.M. - Program on Milton S. Hershey by Dr. Robert Frick
Robert Fulton Birthplace Preservation Fund - Thank you to all who supported our special fund drive to preserve the Robert Fulton Birthplace! Proceeds of this fund will be used for closing costs and to make necessary repairs to the Birthplace. These include museum room display upgrades and an array of necessary repairs. This will be a continuing fund for upkeep of the five buildings on the property, so any future donations will be very much appreciated as well. In addition to many of our members, the following sponsors generously contributed to this special fund drive: