Events

2019 Program Schedule 

All programs are open to the public and are held in the society’s Cemetery Road Schoolhouse, located at 120 Fairview Street, Mount Joy. The business meeting, also open to the public, begins at 7pm, and the program follows at 7:30pm, followed by refreshments.

  • March 18 Gerald Wilson
    • GEDMatch and the arrest of Raymond Rowe, aka DJ Freeze
  • April 15 Michael Showalter
    • PA Dutch Easter Traditions
  • May 20 Dr. Robert Frick
    • MT Garvin and Hager Brothers
  • June 17 Dr. John McLarnon
    • Governor Gifford Pinchot
  • July 15 Wes Swanson
    • History of Brick Making in Lancaster County
  • August 19 James Landis
    • No Good Deed Goes Unrewarded
  • September 16 Dr. Robyn Davis
    • Resistance to Rebellion
  • October 21 Stephen Shaw
    • My Neighbor’s Secret – the story of a Lancaster County man who fought for Germany in WWII, was interned in a Nazi detention camp, lost family in the Holocaust, and fled his homeland for his faith
  • November 18 Damayanthis “Demi” Eluwawalage
    • History of Costumes in the State of PA