Upcoming Event - Second Annual Preservation Tour
The Hershey Story and HDTHS Present the Second Annual Preservation Tour
On Sunday, October 5th from 12-4 pm The Hershey Story and the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society will present the Second Annual Preservation Tour: C. Emlen Urban Buildings of Hershey.
Advance tickets may be purchased for $10 each by calling The Hershey Story at 717.520.5596.
Tickets will be available at The Hershey Story front desk on the day of the tour for $12.
All guests will need to stop at The Hershey Story lobby to pick up booklets on the day of the tour. Those who purchased advance tickets can exchange them for a booklet on the day of the tour. The booklets will contain a photo of each property, historical information, a map of the tour route, parking information and entrances, restroom availability, handicap accessibility and whether or not photography is allowed in the building.
Properties to be featured on the tour include:
- High Point Mansion
- Hershey Trust Building
- Press Building
- Community Building
- Leithiser Mansion on Chocolate
October 15, 2014
Please join us for a fundraiser at Isaac’s in Hummelstown on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 5:00-9:00 PM. Enjoy an evening out with family and friends to support the Society. 25% of the cost of your meal will directly go to HDTHS. Be sure to tell your friends, relatives and neighbors to join us in this community fundraiser.
Please note that the attached flyer must be filled out and brought to Isaac’s in order for us to receive our donation. Click here to view & print the Issac's flyer
Trip To Costa Rica - February 5th to 16th, 2015
H- DTHS is sponsoring a trip to Costa Rica in February. This is a Collette Exploration tour which features small groups, with 18 to 28 passengers.
Call for printed copy of the brochure or download the brochure by clicking here.
A presentation and slide show of this trip was given by a Collette Representative on August 4th at the Historical Society. Click here to view a recording of this event.
The Mission of the Hershey - Derry Township Historical Society is dedicated to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
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