All are welcome to join us for any of the following events at our headquarters at 1932 Robert Fulton Highway (near Swift Road), Fulton Township, across from the Robert Fulton Birthplace. Attendance at the Society's business meeting after each free monthly program is optional. The meeting room at the archives warehouse is handicapped-accessible and refreshments are served during the intermission. If you have any questions, please call our office on any Wednesday morning at (717) 548-2679, or on the 2nd or 4th Saturday of the month (September through May) from 9:00 A.M. to noon.
| ||9:00 AM to Noon every Wednesday and 9:00-Noon every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from Sept. - May ||GENEALOGY & HISTORICAL RESEARCH ||Archivist-assisted family research ||Archives open for research; computer and hard-copy files. $5 access plus copying costs. ||Brick archives warehouse across from the Robert Fulton Birthplace, 6-1/2 mi. south of Quarryville, PA on Route 222. |
|April 15, 2017 ||1:30 PM ||FREE PROGRAM: "Little Known Facts About Colonial Lancaster County" ||John W. Brown, graduate of Elizabethtown College ||The speaker discusses the diversity of early settlers in Lancaster County, thanks to William Penn's importance stance on religious freedom. ||Archives building across from the Robert Fulton Birthplace, 1932 Robert Fulton Hwy./Rt. 222 south of Quarryville, PA. |
|June 3, 2017 ||10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ||SOUTHERN END HOUSE & HISTORY TOUR ||Solanco Historical Society ||This year's tour features 11 locations on a self-guided tour in Colerain Township in Southern Lancaster County and nearby Lower Oxford, West Fallowfield and Highland Townships in Chester County ||Start from Union Presbyterian Church, 5637 Street Rd., Kirkwood, PA 17536. Starting May 8th, purchase advance tickets for $17.00 at Society (Wed. mornings) or Erma's Flowers, Quarryville or Stoltzfus Farm Svc., Cochranville during reg. hrs. On day of tour, tickets are $20 at Union Presbyterian Church, 5637 Street Rd., Kirkwood 17536, starting at 9:30 AM. |
|June 24, 2017 ||3 DAYS: 10:00 -4:00 June 23rd & 24th; 10:00-3:00 June 25th ||CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT ||2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry and 59th Regiment Volunteers Co. D; Solanco Historical Society ||Volunteers reenact living conditions of Civil War Soldiers; information provided by President Lincoln and Generals reenactors; weapons and artillery demonstrations; music; outdoor Sunday service; photographic opportunities. Entrance fee by donation. ||Robert Fulton Birthplace property, 6-1/2 mi. south of Quarryville on Route 222 near Swift Rd. |
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