Preservation Weekend 2016
Changes to Museum Hours
Weekend hours have changed. The museum will be open the first and third Saturday's of the month only. The Society will be closed on the second and fourth Saturdays until further notice.
PAINT WITH A TWIST
We were glad to have hosted, along with the Hershey Area Art Association, our first ever Paint with a Twist afternoon. Attendees indicated it was a fun, social day and are happy to share their artwork!
Did you ever play in the kiddie pool at the Juvenile Clubhouse?
If not, this year's Preservation Tour will reconstruct through story and picture, pieces from our history that no longer exist but are not forgotten. In addition to some of the more memorable structures from our past, we will also feature smaller, but still interesting and important, recollections from our former days. To find out more information about the tour, look for details in the next edition of Reflections.
Take a Trip with Us!
Our 2016 Schedule of Regional One Day Trips...
- Thursday, September 15 – Grounds for Sculpture, NJ
- Thursday, October 13 – Scandals of D.C.- "Misremembering & Misbehaving"
- Thursday, November 17 – NYC: The 9/11 Memorial & One World Trade Center Observatory
- Thursday, December 1 – Deck the Halls - Winterthur & Longwood Gardens
PLUS 2017 CUBA!
- Stay tuned for more information on our Cuba Trip... November 30 - December 10, 2017 INCLUDING a day at Cuba-Hershey!!
This Week in Hershey
1951 - Hershey Insurance Agency incorporated.
1903 - Surveys made for "Mansion" and adjacent area. Building contract for the "Mansion" signed July 13, 1905. Construction starts April 7, 1906.
1956 - P.A. Staples dies.
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Thanks to your membership support, we provide superior research opportunities and open community access to Derry Township history from 1729 until today. Discover what is unique about our community! Connect to your roots through our genealogical records and library, take an exclusive tour of a local historic site or learn more about your historic home.
The Mission of the Hershey - Derry Township Historical Society is dedicated to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.