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The Franklin County Visitors Bureau will help you plan your trip to Franklin County and south central Pennsylvania. • Road Trips • Franklin Fresh Food • Tour Planning • Walking & Hiking • Mystery Excursions • Festival Weekends • Biking and Driving Tours • Reunions • One Tank Trips • Girlfriend Getaways • Weddings & Honeymoons • Meetings & Conventions

Great History............................................................... 4 Great Recreation....................................................16 Great Arts & Entertainment...........................24 Great Dining...............................................................22 Great Shopping........................................................26 Great Farms & Fresh Food..............................32 Great Festivals & Family Fun.......................36

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Martin’s Mill Bridge is one of two covered bridges in Franklin County with another--Witherspoon Bridge-located near Mercersburg PA. Martins Mill Bridge is the second largest covered bridge in the state of Pennsylvania and the largest lattice truss bridge in the state. After a fourth renovation, it reopened in October 2015.

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Great History

Early Inhabitants The early inhabitants of Franklin County date back to the Ice Age. Remnants of these prehistoric encampments surfaced near springs and streams and were excavated, revealing hunting artifacts and tools that date back to before the Paleo Period when mammoths and mastodons roamed the region.

. . . . e s lo c p u y r o t is h Experience Allison-Antrim Museum

Frontier In the 1700s, Franklin County was the frontier. Scots-Irish, German, and Welsh immigrants settled throughout Franklin County, establishing homesteads and hamlets. These immigrants were seeking freedom and opportunity and were drawn to Franklin County, which was reminiscent of their homelands and offered the natural resources needed to build a prosperous, new life.

“Discover Greencastle-Antrim’s Heritage” through Civil War soldiers’ letters, its UGRR and Black history stories, Scots-Irish & PA German genealogy, Colonial to WWII history, collections, & wide-ranging exhibits.


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Connections to the Past

Ebert Springs, south of Greencastle, dates back to the prehistoric era. The Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission named Ebert Springs an archaeological super site and efforts are underway to create an archaeological preserve and heritage park. Allison-Antrim Museum in Greencastle will house the collection of artifacts, some dating back 10,000 years. 4 │Great moments are waiting│

Frontier Forts

Homes and settlements sprang up along the frontier of Franklin County and at first, relationships with the Native American Indians were friendly. Tension increased as more immigrants settled along the frontier of Franklin County, infringing on hunting lands and pushing the Native American Indians westward. Influences of the French-allied Indians added to the strain. The friendly relationship deteriorated, and settlers began building fortifications around their homes to protect themselves from attacks. Benjamin Chambers, founder of Chambersburg, constructed a fort around his home, gristmill and sawmill, which were located near the Conococheague Creek and Falling Spring. Surrounded by water on all three sides, Chambers Fort was 90-ft. wide by 300-ft. long and was defended by swivel cannons and blunderbusses.

Other private forts in Franklin County were: • • •

Fort Davis was built in about 1754 and was about 2 miles south of Claylick on the Welsh Run. It was a settler’s fort also used by the PA colonial militia. Fort McCord was built about 1755 and attacked by the Delaware tribesmen led by Chief Shingas in April 1756. Twenty-seven inhabitants were killed, scalped, or kidnapped. Today, the site is marked by a Celtic Cross near Edenville. Fort Morris was built in 1755 and was one of a line of frontier defenses erected to protect local settlers and garrison provincial troops. After a 2008 archaeological dig, Burd Street in Shippensburg was identified as the likely site of the fort. The location documented in journals of the period match the Burd Street site, plus more than 2800 artifacts were found, including a 12-lb. cannonball and flintlocks. Fort at Steele’s Meetinghouse was a log meetinghouse and church within a stockade and was located three miles east of Mercersburg along the West Branch of Conococheague Creek.

To explore fort sites in southern Franklin County, request Conococheague Institute's Biking and Driving Tour of French & Indian War Sites in Southwest Franklin County PA.

Native Americans of Frank lin County The first inhabitants of the Cumberland Valley were Native Americans. Tribes hunted in the area but did not have permanent settlements. They made temporary homes near streams and creeks and were hunters, gatherers, and foragers. The primary tribe of the region was the Lenni Lenape, often called the Delaware. Franklin County Visitors Guide│5

Protection! The Reason to The British built Fort Loudoun to protect settlers along the frontier in 1756 as the French & Indian War impacted the frontier of Franklin County. Fort Loudoun served the Forbes Expedition as it built the Forbes Road across southern Pennsylvania to facilitate travel and supply lines to Pittsburgh. Though the British outpost began as a source of protection for Franklin County’s frontier colonials, it was attacked by the people it was to protect for risking their safety. More than ten years before colonials confronted the British at Lexington, Massachusetts, James Smith and his men, called the Black Boys, would confront the British at Fort Loudoun, Pennsylvania. Trading companies motivated by a chance for profit brought in guns, gunpowder, hatchets and knives, and these ended up being used against settlers in the Indian attacks. Angry that the British would permit this dangerous trading, James Smith and the Black Boys decided to stop the trade of weapons to protect their homes and families. On March 5, 1765, Smith and the Black Boys stopped a pack horse caravan of eighty-one horses at both Mercersburg and McConnellsburg, cautioning the traders to not proceed with the illegal materials. The convoy did not heed the warning.

The next day, the Black Boys stopped the caravan at Sideling Hill and set fire to the contraband. The angry traders appealed to the British authorities at Fort Loudoun. The British arrested several citizens. In response, James Smith gathered 300 men and marched on the fort, where they captured enough men to exchange two British soldiers for each colonial. But, the British kept the weapons of the incarcerated men--a major offense to the frontiersmen, who depended on their rifles for hunting and protection. Over the next several months, the Black Boys continued to confront the traders and clash with the British at Fort Loudoun. It culminated on November 16, 1765, when James Smith and the Black Boys surrounded Fort Loudoun. The contingent grew to 100 men, firing on the fort throughout the night. The British surrendered. The weapons confiscated months earlier were returned, and Fort Loudoun was abandoned by the British in November 1765.

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Build & Abandon Fort Loudoun Captives & Casualties

Enoch Brown

On July 26, 1764, four Delaware warriors massacred schoolmaster Enoch Brown and 11 students. Brown pleaded with the warriors to spare the children before being shot and scalp. The warriors then began to tomahawk and scalp the children. One student survived being scalped by dragging himself to a nearby spring after the attack. When the Warriors returned to their village and showed the scalps they had taken, they were rebuked as as cowards by an old Delaware chief. Enoch Brown and the school children were buried in a common grave. In 1885, the area was designated Enoch Brown Park. A memorial and park mark the site, on Grant Shook Road off PA Route 16.

Mary Jemison At the height of the French and Indian tensions, Mary Jemison and her family were captured by the Shawnee along Marsh Creek in the South Mountains. The raiding party with captives in town headed West toward Fort Duquesne in Pittsburgh. The group was too large and too slow and the local militia were closing ground. At nightfall Mary was separated from her family to continue the journey. The rest of the Jamison family were killed and scalped. Mary was purchased by members of The Seneca Tribe at Fort Duquesne. She was adopted by a Seneca family and named Dehgewanus, which means to falling voices. She lived the rest of her life with the Seneca, raising a family. She lived to be 90 years old.

Jean McCord Lowry Jean McCord Lowry was the sister of William McCord, who built Fort McCord and was married to John Lowry. When Indians attacked Fort McCord on April 1st 1756, she was in the fort stockade and the Indians set the fort afire. She tossed her three children out the second-floor window of her home to save their lives. They landed in the hands of an attacking Indian, who had just killed her husband. Jean was expecting another child and to save herself jumped out the window and was caught by Indians. She was taken by the Indians to Canada, held there, and worked in the household of the French governor. A devout Presbyterian, she held fast to her beliefs. Ultimately, she was taken to England and exchanged for French prisoners of war. She returned to America and was reunited with her children 8 years later when they were rescued by Pennsylvania frontiersmen.

James Smith James Smith, known for his role with the Black Boys and the surrender of Fort Loudon, was captured at age 18 by the Caughnawaga tribe, part of the Iroquois nation. Smith survived the gauntlet, a form of torture Indians subjected their captives, and adopted him into their tribe. He lived among the Indians and observed their methods of warfare. After five years, he escaped and returned to Franklin County, where he shared his knowledge of Indian warfare. The Black Boys, named because they would darken their faces just as the Indian warriors did before battle, used these methods in defending their frontier homes. Franklin County Visitors Guide│7

Explore Early American Scots-Irish, German and Welsh immigrants settled throughout Franklin County, establishing homesteads and hamlets around present-day Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg and Waynesboro.

Remnants near streams and springs of Franklin County were found by archeologists date back 10,000 years to the Ice Age. These hunting items and tools were left by nomadic hunters, following herds of animals into the county.

10,000 BC

1700s 1500 The Six Nations or Iroquois, Shawness and the Lenni Lenape, also known as the Delaware, hunted game throughout Franklin County.


1791 James Buchanan, 15th President, is born in Mercersburg.

1794 Escaping enslaved use Franklin County Underground Railroad sites. The area had a large free African-American population and by 1860, had fifth largest African-American population in Pennsylvania.

1859 Abolitionist John Brown uses Chambersburg as a northern headquarters in the Raid on Harpers Ferry

George Washington stops in Chambersburg on trip west to put down Whiskey Rebellion. He sleeps overnight at what was called Morrow Tavern on Main Street in Chambersburg.



Dec. 20

South Carolina seceds from union after Lincoln wins election

April 13

President Lincoln meets with PA Senator Simon Cameron, Gen. Winfield Scott, and Col. A.K. McClure, a Chambersburg lawyer, newspaper editor and leader of PA Republicans to gain help in securing Union troops. By June, 20,000 Union soldiers trained in Chambersburg.

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History in Franklin County Settlements along the Franklin County frontier sprang up. This pushed Native American inhabitants westward and caused them to lash out against settlers. Chambers Fort, Fort Davis, Fort Maxwell and Fort Marshall are notible fortifications of the Franklin County frontier.


Attack of Fort McDowell by Native Americans

Mason-Dixon Line established Enoch Brown Massacre


1754 1763

1784 Sept. 9



Franklin County, named after Benjamin Franklin, officially formed.

In return for three plots of land for three congregations, Falling Spring Presbyterian, First Lutheran, and Zion Reformed, Benjamin Chambers requested that each congregation would pay a yearly rent of one rose to a descendant of the Chambers Family. Today, all three congregations continue the tradition of the Rose Rent.



June 26

Confederate General Jubal Early orders the burning of Caledonia Ironworks to retaliate against Thaddeus Stevens

James Smith & The Black Boys confront British at Ft. Loudoun. Fort Loudoun served as a British provincial fort and a key supply depot of munitions.

July 30

Burning of Chambersburg - Over 550 structures burned, 2,000 people homeless and $1.6 million in real estate and personal possession lost after Confederates burned the town in retaliation for damage to the Shenandoah Valley

Chambersburg’s citizens work together and rebuild after the destruction of the fire. The courthouse is rebuilt as the county celebrates its centennial.

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Mason-Dixon Survey The Penn family of Pennsylvania and the Calvert family of Maryland claimed ownership of the same land. Holding fast to the claims, the Penns and Calverts pleaded their cases in the court of England. To settle the dispute, the court ordered two surveyors and astronomers-- Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon--to establish the boundary between the two states. A marker was placed every mile and a larger crown stone every 5 miles. The crown stones, made from limestone and imported from England, show the Penn coat of arms on one side and on the other side the Calvert family coat of arms. Not only did Mason and Dixon’s surveying ensure that Greencastle and Philadelphia remained in Pennsylvania, but in future years the Mason-Dixon Line became commonly referred to as the line between the North and the South.

Whiskey Rebellion As the new president of the United States, George Washington faced the first test of the young nation’s power when farmers in western Pennsylvania, angered by the tax levied on grain alcohols, refused to pay the taxes and attacked tax collectors. The farmers used grain alcohol as a currency and the tax removed their profit. The federal government applied the tax dollars to the debt of the Revolutionary War. In July 1794, the whiskey tax issue came to a head when western PA Farmers attacked a federal marshal. President Washington called out the militia. This confrontation was known as the Whiskey Rebellion. On Washington’s trip to squelch the Rebellion, he spent the night at Morrow Tavern on South Main Street in Chambersburg. Many of Franklin County farmers sympathized with their western neighbors as converting the grain to alcohol was a popular way to get more value for a corn or rye crop.

Birthplace of James Buchanan In 1791, James Buchanan, who would become the 15th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin about 2.5 miles west of Mercersburg at Stony Batter, a trading post operated by Buchanan’s father. When Buchanan was 5 years old, the family moved to Mercersburg. They lived on the Main Street and operated a general store in the building that is the present-day James Buchanan Pub and Restaurant. Across the street is the home of Harriet Lane, Buchanan’s niece, who served as the Mistress of the White House during Buchanan’s presidency. To commemorate her uncle, Harriet Lane set aside funds to create the 600-lb. pyramid monument at the presidential birthplace and a memorial at Meridian Park in Washington DC.

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Find your family In the first half of the 1700s, Franklin County attracted many Scots-Irish and German immigrants, seeking to establish new homes. Annually, hundreds of genealogy researchers find their way to Franklin County. Approximately one-third of America’s ancestry is Scots-Irish or German. In addition to the many cemeteries of Franklin County, researchers can explore archives at Franklin County Courthouse, Franklin County Historical Society at the Old Jail, Allison Antrim Museum, Conococheague Institute, Fendrick Library, Waynesboro Historical Society, Antietam Historical Association, Mont Alto Historical Society, and Preserving Our Heritage Museum.

Rose Rent Religion was very important to all the settlers that came to Franklin County. Benjamin Chambers, founder of Chambersburg, recognized the influential role religion played in the community. He set aside three plots of land for three congregations in Chambersburg - Falling Spring Presbyterian, First Lutheran and Zion Reformed. In return for the land, Chambers requested that each congregation would pay a yearly rent of one rose to a descendant of the Chambers family. All three congregations continue today and honor the tradition of the Rose Rent.

Want to learn more? Check out FCVB’s Spring into History booklet which highlights historical places within Franklin County. Visit for more!

Keys to history

• Conococheague Institute in Mercersburg 717.328.3467 • Fendrick Library in Mercersburg 717.328.9233

• Franklin County Historical Society in Chambersburg 717.264.1667 • Allison-Antrim Museum in Greencastle, 717.597.9010 • Waynesboro Historical Society in Waynesboro 717.762.1747 • Antietam Historical Association in Waynesboro 717.762.2006 • Preserving Our Heritage Archives & Museum in South Mountain www.preservingourheritage.homestead. com 717.762-2367 • Mont Alto Historical Society in Mont Alto 717.749.5808

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Trail to Freedom:

The Underground Railroad in Franklin County Franklin County played an important role in the passage to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Its location just north of the Mason-Dixon Line signaled escaping slaves entry to the north, and the mountainous terrain afforded numerous hiding places in caves and wooded areas. Chambersburg, Greencastle, and Mercersburg had substantial free black populations, and by 1860, Franklin County had the fifth largest black population.

Equality, Abolition & Underground Railroad in Franklin County It was no mistake that radical abolitionist John Brown selected Chambersburg as his supply base and staging area for his raid on Harpers Ferry. Chambersburg had excellent access by rail, was located in the north, yet was still close enough to the South for Brown to deploy his attack. In the summer of 1859, Brown and several of his associates stayed at 255 East King Street in Chambersburg, the Boarding House of Mary Ritner. Brown assumed the identity of Isaac Smith owner of a mining operation. Under this guise, Brown was able to receive the heavy shipments of weapons for his planned takeover of the Arsenal at Harpers Ferry. During his stay in Chambersburg, Brown met with abolitionists including the famous anti-slavery author and lecturer Frederick Douglass. Even though Douglas was opposed to Brown’s plan to create a slave uprising, he met with Brown at an old stone quarry outside of Chambersburg in August 1859. Brown was unable to convince Douglass to join the raid on Harpers Ferry. Brown sent the weapons that he had been stockpiling in Chambersburg to the Kennedy Farm, just over the Maryland border. On Sunday evening, October 16, 1859, Brown and 21 of his supporters slipped into Harpers Ferry. They seized the federal Arsenal, killed seven men and injured about a dozen more. When news of the attack reached Richmond, the US Marines rushed to Harpers Ferry to regain the arsenal. Under fire, Brown and his men barricaded themselves in a small brick building and refused to surrender. Finally, a company of Marines, commanded by Colonel Robert E Lee, stormed the building and captured Brown and his men. John Brown was tried and found guilty of murder, treason, and inciting a slave insurrection. He was hanged along with nine of his followers on December 2, 1859 in Charlestown.

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Chambersburg Underground Railroad Activity A historic marker on Memorial Square marks the Underground Railroad activity of Chambersburg, where many free blacks participated in the Underground Railroad. The majority of the African American population was concentrated in the South Ward. Henry Watson a local barber and Joseph Winters an inventor and author were two known agents of the Underground Railroad. In addition, Abrahm and Mary Ritner, who resided on King Street were abolitionists, supporting Underground Railroad activity. Abrahm was a conductor on the Cumberland Valley Railroad and his father was the abolitionist PA Governor, Joseph Ritner. Abram was believed to have secreted escaping slaves on the Cumberland Valley Railroad as it moved North through Pennsylvania. After Abrahm’s death, Mary operated a boarding house, where John Brown and his men stayed in the summer leading up to the 1859 Raid on Harpers Ferry.

“A hazardous area of 100 miles which contained the most secretive, tangled lines of the Underground Railroad.” --Statement about Franklin County by Charles Blockson, well-known author, historian, and contemporary champion of Underground Railroad history

Mercersburg Escape Routes The Mercersburg African American population was the largest in Franklin County. Just eight miles over the Mason-Dixon Line, Mercersburg offered many escape routes that were former Native American pathways. Escaping slaves followed the Warm Springs Indian Trail, which parallels PA 75, in Mercersburg. From here, escaping slaves would travel to Chambersburg to the safe houses along the current Route 30, and then on to Shippensburg along present-day Route 11. From Shippensburg escapees made their way to Carlisle, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, into New York State, and on to freedom in Canada. In the 1820s, African Americans begin to settle long Fayette Street in Mercersburg. The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, believed to be part of the Underground Railroad, was located in this neighborhood, as is the Zion Union Cemetery where numerous U.S. Colored Troops are buried.

Greencastle Underground Railroad Connections: The Anderson Family Located approximately three miles north of the Mason-Dixon Line near Greencastle, the farmhouse of freedman Timothy Anderson was a safe house on the Underground Railroad in the years before and during the Civil War. Matthew Anderson (1845-1928), son of Timothy, heard stories told by freedom seekers hidden in his family home and wrote about this experience in his biography, stating, “ Among the earliest impressions made upon my childish mind were the tales of horror about the South told by the fleeing fugitive as he lay in the secret enclosure of my father’s house where he was concealed. “ Matthew Anderson went on to attend Iberia and Oberlin College and attained a Masters of Divinity from Princeton. In 1880, Matthew married Caroline Still, the daughter of William Still , Philadelphia Vigilance Committee leader and Underground Railroad activist. By the late 19th century, Matthew established religious, vocational training, and banking institutions that continue today. Brother Timothy Anderson Jr. became a sergeant in the U.S. Colored Troops.

Frederick Douglass in Chambersburg

In August 1859, when abolitionist Frederick Douglass came to Chambersburg for his secret meeting with John Brown, townspeople recognized him and pressed him to give a speech. This speech was given in a building on the square called the Franklin Repository, since burned in the 1864 Civil War burning of Chambersburg. The site is adjacent to the 1865 Franklin County Courthouse.

Underground Railroad of South Mountain Franklin County offered a number of entry points as well as the natural protection of mountains, forests, and caves. The Jacob Shockey farm, near Rouzerville close to the Maryland line, was at the foot of the South Mountain. The forest sheltered fugitives as they made their way to the Shockey Farm. Under cover of darkness, Shockey would guide escaped slaves eight miles to the Hiram Wertz farm, near Quincy. From the Wertz Farm, escapees traveled another eight miles to an African-American

community near Thaddeus Stevens Ironworks. Today the route parallels PA 997. The community sometimes called Africa, was the third largest African American population in Franklin County in 1850. The South Mountain escape route is the topic of a short film called Road to Freedom Underground Railroad in South Mountain, which can be viewed on YouTube.

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Civil War & News of the seizure of Fort Sumter came by telegram to Franklin County on April 12, 1861 and was followed by a message that President Lincoln was seeking 75,000 men to serve for three months to quell the rebellion. By early June, 20,000 men were trained and staged from Chambersburg. War had come to Franklin County. Confederate general Jeb Stuart’s seized horses, food ammunition, and hostages in Mercersburg. The Confederates continued on to Chambersburg, taking more horses, cutting the telegraph wires, and burning therailroad shops. A key objective of the Confederate mission was to burn the railroad bridge, near Scotland, but local residents convinced Confederates that the bridge was stone. It was not, and transportation via rail continued uninterrupted. Nonetheless, Stuart’s Raid was deemed a Confederate success. Shortly thereafter, President Lincoln dismissed General George McClellan from his command of the Union troops.

October 1862 June 1863

Monument to Corporal William Rihl

1863 was a year of destiny for the nation and Franklin County. In mid-June, more than 70,000 Confederate troops led by General Robert E. Lee entered Pennsylvania in what became known as the Gettysburg campaign. There were 20 military actions in Franklin County during the campaign. Corporal William Rihl of the first New York “Lincoln” Cavalry was killed in an ambush at Fleming Farm, near Greencastle. Rihl was the first Union soldier killed on Pennsylvania soil in the Civil War.

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Franklin County Confederate Commander Robert E. Lee and 70,000 men camped in and around Chambersburg, planning to move towards Harrisburg. General A.P. Hill brought word of advancing Union troops, and Lee shifted directions, moving Confederate troops east toward Gettysburg, where Union troops stopped the Confederates from advancing further into the North.

June 26-30, 1863

July 4, 1863 A 17-mile train of wounded and dying men began to retreat through Franklin County.

The retreat from Gettysburg included the second largest battle in Pennsylvania, the Battle of Monterey Pass. Fought during a driving thunderstorm in the mountains east of Waynesboro throughout the late hours of July 4 and the early hours of July 5, the conflict involved 10,000 Confederate and Union soldiers.

July 4-5, 1863

July 30, 1864 Under order of General Jubal early, General John McCausland issued a ransom demand of $100,000 in gold or $500,000 in Yankee currency or Chambersburg would be burned. The demand was not met, and the core of the town was set ablaze. Loss of property and possessions totaled over $1.5 million and more than 2,000 people were left homeless. Remains of Franklin County Courthouse after the burning Franklin County Visitors Guide│15

Great Recreation

Fun by land, water and air


The scenic beauty of Franklin County is timeless and compliments a variety of outdoor experiences. Whether fishing in the cool waters of the Conococheague Creek, hiking the Appalachian or Tuscarora Trail, golfing an award-winning course, kayaking the Jig, birding at Penn National, biking southern Franklin County’s French & Indian sites, skiing or tubing at Whitetail, or skydiving--Franklin County is your go-to for great recreation.

Always the second Saturday in May

9am-3pm | Downtown Mercersburg A Celebration of Spring in Historic Mercersburg! Featuring 100+ craft, jewelry, food, community vendors; live music; children’s activities; unique artisans and more!

Saturday, Sept. 24 Always the second Saturday in September

9am-3pm | Downtown Mercersburg Featuring more than 120 crafters, artisans, culinary and local vendors, entertainment from chainsaw artists, karaoke contests, local radio and school bands, with a family fun section, petting zoo and food court.

Saturday, Sept. 24 12:30pm-4pm Mercersburg Park Featuring 10 wineries and vintners and 28+ breweries with 50 craft beers and live music all day! 21and older admitted.

& Explore Downtown Mercersburg! • • • •

Birthplace of United States15th President, James Buchanan Scenic Parks & Driving Tours Whitetail Resort: Skiing, Golfing,Tubing & Snowboarding Shopping, Antiquing & Dining

Tuscarora Chamber of Commerce

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If it’s golf you love, you will love Franklin County’s three exceptional golf facilities – Penn National (near Mont Alto), Greencastle Greens Golf Club, located near Greencastle, and White Tail Golf Resort ( just south of Mercersburg). Penn National’s two championship 18hole courses (the Founders Course and the Iron Forge Course) always rank high in the nation’s leading golf publications. The 250-acre course from the Greencastle Golf Course combines the challenge of rolling fairways, manicured bunkering, water falls and lakes in its ten holes. Whitetail is 225 acres of valley views and the challenges of a mountain course.


Hilly terrain, traps are few and fun to play!

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Waters of

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Franklin County’s freestone’s streams are home to populations of wild Brown and Brook Trout. The Conococheague Creek has two branches. One branch has its source in the northwest corner of Franklin County. The East branch increases in width as it flows through Caledonia State Park and Michaux State Forest. The West Branch runs through the Buchanan State Forest. The shade of the forest and the many springs along the route keep the water cool. Eventually the course comes together near Greencastle PA, goes into Maryland and flows into the Potomac. There are pocket populations of wild brown trout all along both branches of the Conococheague Creek. The Conodoguinet Creek has its source in the western part of the county and flows into Letterkenny Reservoir and past Roxbury on the way to the Susquehanna River. There are several springs and spring creeks that flow into the Conodoguinet along its course. The shade of Buchanan State Forest helps to keep the water cool. There are pockets of wild trout and native brook trout all along this route. The Antietam Creek has two branches as well. The east branch has its source in the Waynesboro Reservoir. There are populations of wild native brook trout in the tributaries that feed the lake and just downstream from the reservoir. The west branch of the Antietam Creek has its source in the South Mountain region of Franklin County. There are pockets of wild rainbow brown and brook trout along its route. The two branches join north of the county’s border with Maryland and flow to the Potomac. There are several spring creeks within 25 miles of Chambersburg, and they are home to populations of wild rainbow and brown trout in Franklin County. The Falling Spring Branch is one of the most popular wild trout streams in the country. Presidents, senators, and other celebrities have fished these waters for more than a hundred years. Because they are more challenging to catch them stocked trout, there are several things that make wild trout special. They have a better sense of what is good cover and places to hide. They are extremely intelligent, having seen natural food all of their lives they know what is safe and what is not. Wild trout eat midges, leeches, other fish, mayfly nymphs, mayfly adults, bees, grasshoppers, crickets, crayfish and about anything else that crawls, flies, jumps, or swims.

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Franklin County Body of Water Antietam Creek – East Branch Antietam Creek – West Branch Back Creek Broad Run Campbell Run Carbaugh Run Conococheague Creek Conococheague Creek – East Branch Conococheague Creek – West Branch Conodoguinet Creek Dennis Creek Dickeys Run (Buck Creek) Falling Spring Creek Fannettsburg Dam Five Fork Creek Letterkenny Reservoir Little Cove Creek Muddy Run

Location Waynesboro Waynesboro St. Thomas Fort Loudon St. Thomas Caledonia Greencastle Chambersburg Fort Loudon Roxbury St. Thomas Mercersburg Chambersburg Fannettsburg Five Forks Roxbury Sylvan Greencastle

Common Fish Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan fish Trout Trout Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Pickerel Pan Fish, Trout Bass, Pan Fish, Trout, Pickerel Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout

Red Run Rowe Run Scotland Dam

Rouzerville Orrstown Scotland

Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout Pan Fish, Trout

g n i k a y a K The waters of Franklin County offer kayaking for all levels. Smooth water or challenging Franklin County waterways are waiting to be kayaked. The Conococheague Creeks has multiple points to drop in, including spots near Rabbit Run Creek and behind Talhelm Gas in Greencastle. Other places to kayak include the lake at Long Pine and Cowans Gap. Yellow Breeches and the Potomac River in neighboring counties are also good places to kayak.

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Take A Hike

The Tuscarora Trail at Cowans Gap State Park offers an adaptable moderate to difficult hike. Tuscarora Trail is a spur trail to the Appalachian Trail. A popular section to explore at Cowans Gap is a 1.5 mile segment beginning across Aughwick Road across from parking lot number 3 of the park. Tuscarora Trail climbs along Tuscarora Mountain and junctions with Geyer Trail. If you want to return to the day use area, retrace your walk. From Geyers Trail, if you are a relatively experienced hiker with good skills, you can pick up Cameron Trail and make a steep climb to Cove Mountain. Taking Plessinger Trail trip will take you along Aughwick Creek--a good opportunity to see wildlife or even catch a few fish. Simply head south on Tuscarora Trail for another 2.4miles to end up on the top of Big Mountain which overlooks the Path Valley area Franklin County. Hiking on this trail gives a good opportunity to see rock outcroppings and rock fields. The return hike is about four miles. A little easier trailer at Cowans Gap is the Lakeside Trail. It’s 1.5 miles around the perimeter of the lake, and it’s beautiful yearround. The Cumberland Valley Rail Trail is approximately ten miles. It connects Shippensburg to Newville. The trail is the old rail line of the Cumberland Valley Railroad. Walkers, bikers, joggers and horseback riders are invited to access the trail at Shippensburg’s Township Park at Britton Road. No motorized vehicles please.

Take A Hike...A Family Hike! For a family hike, picking up part of the Appalachian Trail in Franklin County is picturesque and educational. The AT actually passes through the open field where the playground equipment is at Caledonia and is near the Ramble Trail, which is a circular trail. It is a pretty walk with good views of rhododendron and hemlocks. This hike gives a sense of the history of the location. Once Caledonia State Park was the Ironworks of Thaddeus Stevens and part of the hike follows the millrace of the old furnace. It is about a 3 mile loop and dogs are allowed on a leash. The AT is blazed white and the Ramble Trail is blazed yellow.

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the Land

Snow Day!

Whitetail Ski Resort

in the Tuscarora Mountains of Mercersburg PA • Vertical Drop - 935 ft. • 23 Trails • 9 Lifts • Half Pipe • 2 Terrain Parks

• Top Elevation - 1,800 ft. • Uphill Capacity - 15,000 skiers/hr. • 100% Snowmaking • Night Skiing & Snowboarding to 10 PM

NEW at Whitetail for winter 2016-2017: A 31,000-sq. ft. dining expansion in the Base Lodge will add a brick-oven pizzeria, expanded cafe, and a full-service restaurant on the second level.

Hunting stays open through deer season. Caledonia opens in late May and also remains open through deer season.

Deer and turkey are plentiful in the Tuscarora State Forest, which overlays a portion of Cowan’s Gap State Park. In all, the Tuscarora State Forest has 45,000 acres in Perry, Franklin and Cumberland Counties and is very good habitat for deer. With a combination of forest and farms, food is plentiful and there is good cover. Tuscarora Forest has a good squirrel population, also. The population fluctuates with the success of the acorn crops. Michaux State Forest has nearly 85,000 acres available for small game and deer hunting and some of the land is part of Caledonia State Park. The land in Caledonia, where hunted is permitted, is higher terrain. Both Cowan’s Gap and Caledonia State Parks have camping for hunting and fishing. Cowan’s Gap opens in time for trout season and

Game is plentiful at Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County. Around June of each year, Letterkenny Army Depot Natural Resources department invites the public to learn about the hunting programs, regulations, and application process. To find out about the next public meeting, contact the Letterkenny Army Depot Natural Resources office at 717-267-8674. Wounded Warriors Hunt at Letterkenny Letterkenny Army Depot teams up for regular hunts with Wounded Warriors, a national program to honor and empower injured service men and women. Members of the Wounded Warriors program hunt deer from a heated blind and help harvest turkey at the Spring Gobbler Hunt. The program works to give the chance for camaraderie and sportsmanship in an outdoor and hunting experience.

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Take the Leap! Without a doubt, Franklin County’s lush mountains and verdant fields are beautiful. Why not taken a different view-the view from above. Strap on your chute and get ready to feel the wind in your face. Take the leap at the Franklin County Municipal Airport, home of the Chambersburg Skydiving Center. Just 5 miles off of I-81, Chambersburg skydiving is the only full-service skydiving center in south central Pennsylvania. It is within a two-hour drive of Baltimore, Washington, Gettysburg, and Hershey. Jumpers have been descending the beautiful Skies of Franklin County for more than 30 years.

Chambersburg Skydiving Center 3506 Airport Road Chambersburg PA 17201 717-264-1111 |

Explore South Mountain’s Out of the Ore: Birds and Blooms Walking Trail

Pennsylvania’s South Mountain forest has red oak, white oak, tulip trees, red maples and hickories. Within the landscape is a unique pocket where northern and southern species live together in an area called “Meeting of the Pines,” which includes white, shortleaf, pitch, table mountain, and Virginia pines. The lower canopy of this forests includes mountain laurel, wild blackberry, and black huckleberry. Humid summer temperatures create a thriving underbrush where insects are plentiful, attracting 47 species of birds year-round, documented by the local birding chapter, Conococheague Audubon, in the PA Migration Count and Christmas Count.

Pick up a copy of the Out of the Ore: Birds and Blooms Walking Trail booklet to learn more!

The walking trail adjoins the former site of the Mont Alto Ironworks and the former PA Forestry School, which today is the campus of Penn State Mont Alto. Pick up a copy of the Out of the Ore Birds and Blooms Walking Trail to discover the history of the iron ore industry, the origins of the Pennsylvania conservation movement, and the wonderful birds, wildlife, and vegetation that reclaimed the landscape after the iron ore industry ceased.

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STATE PARKS & ENVIRONMENTAL CENTERS request. The environmental center has a natural science library and collections of large fossils, rocks, skulls, and nests. Hours: The center is open on the first Sunday of each month from September to June, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cowans Gap State Park 6235 Aughwick Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-485-3948 Located between Chambersburg and McConnellsburg. From US Route 30, take Route 75 North at Fort Loudoun to Richmond Furnace and follow signs. Swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking, hunting and firearms, camping, cabins, ice fishing, ice skating, and cross-country skiing.

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center Stoney Valley Road, Off PA-16 Cove Gap, PA 717-485-3948

Located between McConnellsburg and Mercersburg near the village of Cove Gap along PA Route 16. Named to honor 15th President James Buchanan and housing a 300-ton stone, pyramid-shaped memorial, the park offers fishing, hiking, and picnicking.

Caledonia State Park 101 Pine Grove Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2161 Located midway between Chambersburg and Gettysburg on US Route 30. Camping, organized group tenting, modern cabins, swimming, environmental education, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and hunting.

Charles Brightbil Environmental Center

500 Kings Gap Road Carlisle, PA 17015 717-486-5031 Located off I-81, Exit 37. At exit, travel south on PA Route 233 about 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Pine Road and continue 2.5 miles to the entrance on the right. Environmental education, hiking, orienteering, hunting, and firearms.

Mont Alto State Park Along PA 233 Mont Alto, PA 717-352-2161 Located 7 miles south of Caledonia on PA Rt. 233. Mont Alto is the oldest state park in Pennsylvania, and it offers a unique picnic pavilion and trout fishing in the West Branch of the Antietam Creek.

Pine Grove Furnace State Park 1100 Pine Grove Road Gardners, PA 17234 717-486-7174 Located off I-81 South, Exit 37, eight miles south on PA Route 233. A.Y.H. Hostel/Ironmaster’s Mansion, bicycling, boating, camping, cross-country skiing, environmental education, fishing, hiking, hunting, ice fishing, ice skating, and picnicking.

Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies 1010 North Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-0373 Located on Route 16 East, take Exit 5 off I-81 (Main Street is Route 16). On-site programs in environmental education and farmstead life of the 1800s for all ages. Weekend community events: Earth Day, JazzFest in August. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tayamentasachta Center for Environmental Studies 500 Leitersburg Street Greencastle, PA 17225 envirocenter/index.html 717-597-6458 Take Exit 5 off I-81. Then, take a left down Baltimore Street to Ridge Avenue. Follow Ridge Avenue until it ends, and take a left at the stop sign. Follow Leitersburg Street to Tayamentasachta. Operated by the Greencastle School District, the grounds of Tayamentasachta are open to the public from dawn to dusk seven days a week for hiking and other nature related activities. Tayamentasachta derives from a Native American word that means “never-ending water.”

Fort Loudoun Road Mercersburg, PA 17268 717-328-2126 Located adjacent to the James Buchanan High School on Fort Loudoun Road. Natural habitat area with trails and stream, abundance of birds and butterflies. Programs available on Franklin County Visitors Guide│23

Great Arts/Entertainment

Be Inspired! The beauty of Franklin County inspires art. The backdrop of mountains frame scenes of farm fields, meadow lands, and creeks. Never far from a mountain view, the beauty and peacefulness nurture great art.

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Totem Pole Playhouse Franklin County’s Totem Pole Playhouse is one special spot almost hidden among the pine trees of Michaux. Conceived by the husband-and-wife team of John Putch and Jean Stapleton, Totem Pole got its start when summer theater was not nearly as rare as it is today. The beauty and peacefulness surrounding the playhouse is part of its personality. The setting inspired art and allowed actors to return to the stage for intimate, live performance. Through sixtysix seasons, Totem Pole has been guided by several able hands, and today, Rowan Joseph lends his service. No matter who is leading Totem Pole, one thing will not change. It is rooted, just like the trees, in inspiration and beauty.

Earthworks...Stickworks: It is Land Art Nature nurtures great art. Wilson College has the proof in a land art exhibit by environmental artist Patrick Dougherty. Stickworks was completed in October 2015 with the help of dozens of volunteers and about five tons of sticks from the Wilson Campus and nearby Shippensburg. Dougherty created more than 250 pieces of land art, and the installation at Wilson College is one of six in PA.


Be energized with one of Franklin County’s live performances.

The Capitol Theatre in Downtown


The theatre was built in 1927 as the anchor of the Pottstown PA Theatre Company, and today is an anchor of downtown Chambersburg. In 2003, it was expanded to a be a cultural hub and houses Chambersburg Ballet Theatre and Chambersburg Community Theatre. It is the main artistic venue of the community and also brings a variety of national and international entertainment to its stage. In a return to its roots, the Capitol Theatre offers movies.

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Luhrs Center in Shippensburg For an evening to remember, steal away to the Luhrs Performing Arts Center, located on the campus of Shippensburg University. The 2016-2017 season is the 11th year of bringing a variety of Pop and Rock shows, full-scale Broadway performances, family and kid-friendly shows plus speakers, comedians, and symphonies to the four-state region. Unmatched between Harrisburg PA and Harrisonburg VA, the 1500 seat performing arts center offers more than 30 performances each season.

PA Opry in Mercersburg The PA Opry is the Branson of the Northeast, taking visitors on a funfilled journey with old favorites, sounds of the 50s, patriotic tunes, country, gospel, and cowboy ballads. All shows are staged at The Star Theatre on Seminary Street, 2 PM. In 2016, shows include Elvis at 70, Tribute to The Andrew Sisters, Tribute to Willie Nelson, Tribute Jimmy Buffet, Salute to Charley Pride, and the annual Country Gospel Christmas in November and December. 2016 Show Dates: June 9, 16, 23; July 14, 21; Aug. 10, 11; Sept. 22, 29; Oct. 13, 20; Nov. 16, 17, 30; Dec. 1, 8

The Waynesboro Community Concert The Waynesboro Community Concert Association is dedicated to bringing live musical performance to Franklin County. 2016-2017 is the 80th concert season and will bring David Burnham’s Broadway in September, Ronnie Kole Trio in October, Next Generation Leahy Family in November, Tenoré in April 2017, and The Equinox Little Big Band in May 2017. Concerts are typically held in the Waynesboro Senior High School auditorium. Subscriptions for the season are $55 and include reciprocal concerts with Gettysburg, Hagerstown MD, and Westmister MD.

The Waynesboro Theatre is back in business! After extensive renovations, the movie theatre on West Main Street reopened in November 2015. The site holds lots of memories; it was the location of the razed 1916 Arcade Theatre.

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Destination Arts On Display in Waynesboro Destination ARTS! was conceived in 2013 as a community revitalization project by the Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro. What started as a temporary project has transformed into four permanent galleries. Each weekend, the galleries offer FREE live music, children’s activities, and artists demonstrations in addition to selling unique, fine art crafted by highly-skilled local and regional artisans. Learn new skills by participating in the classes and workshops that are offered at the galleries.​ The Destination Arts Gallery locations are: • Gallery 50 @ 50 W. Main St. • 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery @ 42 W. Main St. • Through the Lens & Beyond @ 38 W. Main St. • Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro - 13 South Church Street • Destination Arts Gallery Hours - Thursday: 1-4PM (Gallery 50 and 42 West Only); Friday: 5-8PM; Saturdays: 12-6PM; Sundays: 1-4PM

The Foundry Art Co-op In Downtown Chambersburg The Foundry, on the corner of South Main and Queen Streets, is Chambersburg’s newest co-op space. Currently, the co-op has 28 members and is open Thursday and Friday from Noon to 8 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM for browsing and buying. Classes are also offered.

Artisans in the Park in Downtown Greencastle Kick back and relax with a little art at Artisans in the Park, Septembers 10 & 11, 2016, at the Jerome King Playground on North Carlisle Street. Live music from local favorites, juried arts and artisans, children’s area and a petting zoo. Immerse your senses in creativity. Spring event is the third Saturday of May.

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Chambersburg Council for the Arts Established in 1987, Chambersburg’s Council for the Arts focuses on sharing art and building community through the innovation and inspiration that art cultivates. The Council, newly located at 81 North Main Street, offers classes for all ages in a variety of art forms, summer camps for children and teens, and rotating art exhibits.

The Thought Lot in Downtown Shippensburg Every artists needs a space. The Thought Lot, on Garfield Street in Shippensburg has 10,000 sq. ft. for art exhibits, music shows, studio rentals, workshops, classes, and art events. As the name implies, it is a place to imagine and create!

Franklin County offers great art opportunity of all kind and for all ages. Franklin County Art Alliance With more than 100 artists, Franklin County Art Alliance (FCAA) connects the visual arts community throughout Franklin County and adjoining areas. The FCAA Annual Art Exhibition celebrated 45 years in 2016 with more than 300 pieces of art from 80 artists. Throughout the year, the organization educates and inspires at meetings on the second Wednesday of January through April, September, October, and November. Open to the public with no fee, the sessions are 7 PM to 9 PM at Grove Family Library, Ragged Edge Road in Chambersburg.

Chambersburg Ballet Theatre : Where Dancers Are Hand-made Lavinia Reid established the Chambersburg Ballet Theatre seventeen years ago to spread appreciation of dance as an art that brings people together, to inspire, and to provide the opportunity for regional dancers to perform.. CBT is a labor of love. It blends the young company with professional and preprofessional dancers. Each year, CBT brings several productions to the stage of the Capitol Theatre in

downtown Chambersburg, where the company resides, and holds a summer dance camp.

Chambersburg Community Theatre Chambersburg Community Theatre began in 1954 and contributed a means for amateur performers to be part of live theatre and bring good-quality entertainment to the community. Tens of thousands have enjoyed CCT, both on stage and from the audience. The 2016-2017 season includes The Uninvited in September, Beauty and the Beast in November, Don’t Drink the Water in March [2017], and Anne of Green Gables in May [2017].

Cumberland Valley School of Music Cumberland Valley School of Music (CVSM) fosters lifelong learning in music and is a full-member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. In addition to teaching band, orchestra, piano, and theatre technique, CVSM has a community symphonic band, community string orchestra, a semi-professional jazz orchestra, a youth chorus, and a band and string orchestra for individuals 50 years or older. Founded in 1990 and housed in Thomson Hall at Wilson College, Cumberland Valley School of Music has 45 instructors and 750 students.

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Express Yourself It is true. Art is for everyone. Young, old and everyone in between can find good ways to enjoy art and share it with friends and family in Franklin County.

Clay Art Clay art is traditional art; yet, it is unique and personal, giving the potter a chance to connect directly with nature to make one-of-a-kind art. Franklin County is known for 19th century potter John Bell, whose redware and stoneware blend European and American styles and used unusual colors and innovative glazes. The Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies, organized in 1994 to preserve and interpret regional pottery, operates two pottery studios, one at Penn State Mont Alto and another at the Ceramic Arts Center on 13 South Church Street in Waynesboro. Both offer classes, and pottery can be purchased at the Ceramic Arts Center.

Joyful Arts Studio in downtown Greencastle Laughing, smiling, and having a good time relaxes the mind to explore individual creativity. At Joyful Arts Studio, exploring creativity is a number one goal. Art classes, such as: Creating Your Way To JOY, Watercolor Batik Poppies on Rice Paper, or Tree of Life will have you relaxing, laughing, and enjoying art.

Hot Java Coffee Shop, 1055 Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg, presents the House of Oz. It is live performances by local artists on the patio every Friday evening from 7 PM -11 PM during summer. Great local entertainment plus open mic. Hot Java serves great summer fare.

Studio U on the Square inside Anna’s Paperworks, Greencastle Studio U on the Square is located on Center Square inside Anna’s Paperworks. It is a combination work area and co-op art display. Anna’s Paperworks offers classes in paper crafting, rubber stamping, lettering, and a variety of mixed media. Or, anyone can rent the space for their own creative adventure.

Voila! Children’s Art And Creativity Center in downtown Chambersburg Kids have all the fun at Viola! Bright and cheery, it is the perfect space to inspire little minds, fingers, and hearts. Voila is education and social fun through artistic exploration, music and play. Children love it and so do parents!

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Great Dining

Delicious dining Great moments are made around great food. Franklin County has so many choices to make a spontaneous moment, a special occasion, or an intimate get-together a time to remember.

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John Flannery created two dynamic dining destinations in Franklin County--the John Allison Public House in Greencastle and Flannery’s Tavern on the Square in Mercersburg. Both are done to perfection and have a hint of history. The John Allison Public House, named for a patriot active in the American struggle for independence, stands solidly with Benjamin Franklin, another patriot, who said, “Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy.” John Allison Public House offers 18 rotating taps with the best in craft beers, plus Tuesday evening is for members of the Beer Club.

Flannery’s Tavern in Mercersburg, the sibling restaurant of the John Allison Public House, also offers Beer Club on Thursday evenings. Located in the center of Mercersburg’s historic district, Flannery’s Tavern is a treat for history lovers. It is the former home and general store of town leader William McKinstry. The 1810 stone walls and period fireplaces set an inviting atmosphere.

The Beer Stube

Both the John Allison Public House and Flannery’s Tavern on the Square offer great tavern burgers and sandwiches, like the black & bleu burger, veggie black bean burger, or classic Reuben.

Just as mouth-watering are entrees like oak barrel sirloin, crab cakes, and butternut squash risotto. Plus, Sunday Brunch is a great way to start the week!

John Allison Public Houseand Flannery’s are two excellent reasons to dine in Franklin County.

Above the brewery on 3rd Street where Roy Pitz makes liquid art is The Beer Stube. The Stube is a pleasant place to pull up a chair, grab a light bite, and one of Roty Pitz’s tried and true brews, like Ludwig’s Revenge, Best Blonde, Old Jail Ale or Daddy Fat Sacks or a newer variety like Sour Hound or Mind Your P’s and Q’s. The Beer Stube pairs live music with great food like the Pitzadelphia-- a south central PA combo pastrami and chopped steak, fries, beer cheese sauce and coleslaw on sourdough bread. Nachos made with Ludwig’s Revenge is popular. The Stube menu offers lots of fresh local Franklin County produce and cheese.

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A Great Fit... The Orchards

Family Favorites in Franklin County

No matter the mood, The Orchards has a setting to fit the feeling. Wind down, lighten up, and meet friends at a casual spontaneous environment at Relax Lounge & Patio, located on the east side of the restaurant. When the weather is nice, outdoor dining on the patio is popular. The Relax menu has appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches and daily specials. The 11/30 Chambersburger is popular--a burger with cheesesticks, French fries, bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and fried onions.

Mrs. Gibble’s Restaurant is a way to bring back childhood memories of the evening meal. it is family style dining; everyone sits together around the table. It is easy to get another serving...must say, “Please, pass the mashed potatoes.” Mrs. Gibble’s is known for corn fritters. Another favorite ham loaf, a Pennsylvania favorite. Lots of good home cooking and plenty of fellowship is waiting at Mrs. Gibble’s Restaurant

The Civil War Lounge at The Orchards is another dining experience, offering and extended tapas menu and a variety of entrees. The atmosphere is casual and cozy. The menu at The Orchards offers a selection of seafood, Angus beef, and pasta. Every Thursday is Greek night. Enjoy spanakopita, Greek salad, feta and olives, and souvlaki.

Looking for simply good food and good value? Then, Johnny’s Family Restaurant in Chambersburg and Path Valley Family Restaurant in Spring Run are two of the best. Johnny’s Family Restaurant serves breakfast lunch and dinner. It is good food, the service is friendly, and the check fits a budget. Owners John, Helen and family take pride in wholesome fresh food and work hard to make their customers happy. For dessert, try the rice pudding. At the Path Valley Family Restaurant, located in the small community of Spring Run at the crossroads of Route 641 and Route 75, is a local favorite. Locals know! Off the Willow Hill exit of the PA Turnpike, it is a good stop for lots of homestyle cooking--open-faced sandwiches, chicken and waffles, burgers and fries, and broasted chicken. The Flamingo Restaurant in Fayetteville is not far from the Appalachian Trail and is a great stop for breakfast with homestyle meals served throughout the day. Breakfast is served Monday through Saturday at 5:30 AM and 6:30 AM on Sunday. The Chambersburg Family Diner is 24/7 and has a huge menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Plus, it is an easy stop off I-81, Exit 16. It is good diner food and fast service.

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Pizza...Burgers...Subs...Ice Cream Vinnies on 11 in Marion, midway between Greencastle and Chambersburg on Route 11 and convenient to I-81 Exit 10, is a familyowned pizzeria and Italian restaurant. Owners Vinnie and Stacey treat customers like family, so not only is the food fresh and flavorful, Vinnies is fun to visit. Try the Marion Salad or a Hawaiian Calzone. Pat & Carla’s Italian Eatery has great subs, salads, pizza, and pasta entrees. Plus, it offers three locations--Lincoln Way East, South Main Street, and Lincoln Way West in Chambersburg. The steak & cheese salad and white pizza are delicious choices. Treat yourself to some special local favorites! Turn back time and visit the Waynesburger in downtown Waynesboro. Named for the signature burger, it is a big one with seasoning, lettuce, tomato, onions, and melted cheese on a sesame seed bun. Plus, try a milkshake; there are 51 flavors. Maria and Sal ‘s on Lincoln Way East in Fayetteville is close to the Fayetteville Antique Flea Market, so it is a great spot to grab lunch when out for an afternoon of antiquing. All the bread is homemade and fresh, so the subs are outstanding. Mim’s Mighty Meaty Hoagies, on West Main Street in Fayetteville, is another treat for sub-lovers. Mim’s has lots of variety--country fried ham hoagie,

ultimate cheeseburger hoagie, or steak & bacon burger hoagie. In the Fort Loudon area, the Milky Way is a local favorite. It is a wonderful piece of Americana. The shrimp basket or the finger chicken basket comes with a choice of chips or fries, coleslaw or applesauce, and a buttered dinner roll. Milky Way also has soft-serve ice cream and milkshakes, so dessert is a must. Spring is just around the corner when Twin Kiss opens for the season. Twin Kiss is an old-fashioned snack shack with things like steamers, chili dogs, and ice cream--vanilla, chocolate, or twist cones with a choice of jimmies, sprinkles, or dippedin-chocolate. Outdoor seating is nice and shady with a small brook winding past the picnic tables. Plus, there is an arcade and on the other side of the brook, are several deer. Families love Twin Kiss, especially after a hot day. It is refreshing fun. The Igloo on Route 11 in Chambersburg is a tried and true favorite, serving homemade ice cream since 1950. It offers cones, sundaes, shakes, floats, and banana splits. The grapenut ice cream is the best!

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Great Shopping

Treasure Hunting A Different Way Franklin County blends national, regional, and local stores. Craft enthusiasts are drawn to Hobby Lobby on Route 30--Lincoln Highway in Chambersburg. A favorite regional department store is Bon Ton at the Chambersburg Mall, I-81, Exit 20. Kohl’s Department Store in the Gateway Shopping Area off I-81 is a popular shopping spot. New in 2016: get local art from The Foundry art coop in downtown Chambersburg. Add in the Main Street shops of Franklin County’s downtowns , and it all equals great shopping.

Auctions, antiquing, consignment and thrift shops are great fun and different every time. Gateway Gallery Auction, located off Exit 14 of I-81, concentrates on live auction sales of estates, specialty antiques and collectibles. It has 10,000 square feet in three showrooms. Auctions are typically the first and third Monday of the month. Kenny’s Auction, on Route 11 in Chambersburg, is a favorite of auction enthusiasts. Auction day is Friday. Thrift and consignment shops are another way to find great treasure. 2nd Hand Sally’s Couture Consignment Boutique, 1055 Lincoln Way East, takes what is old and makes it new. Plus, it is a great way to clean out your closet! Act II Consignment, 5248 Molly Pitcher Highway, is another great shop. Good things at good prices. In Greencastle, check out Upscale Consignment on Franklin Street with lots to see and always more on the way. On the square, in Mercersburg, visit The Dressing Room for clothing and home decor. Shopping recycled is good for the environment and the money generated also can help a good cause. Two examples of thrift shops where proceeds benefit a cause are New Life Thrift Shop, 39 Warm Spring Road in Chambersburg and Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter Thrift Shop on South Main Street in Chambersburg and King Street in Shippensburg. Antique hunters will find Franklin County offers an array of “hidden treasurers.” Fayetteville Antique & Flea Market, 3653 Lincoln Way East, has three hundred dealers in four buildings and is open from 9 AM to 5 PM daily. The Collectors Dream, 6150 Lincoln Way East, has a large selection of glass and china, including Depression and Carnival Glass, pottery and stoneware. Also offered are tin ware, sports memorabilia, furniture and coins. Black Rose Antiques & Collectibles, located in the Chambersburg Mall at Exit 20/Black Gap Road, is the newest addition to antiquing in Franklin County. With 174 booths, it is open daily—Mon.-Thurs., 10 AM-8 PM; Fri.- Sat. 10 AM9PM, and Sun. Noon-5 PM. Greencastle Antique Mall, 345 South Washington Street, offers about 125 dealers in 15,000 sq. ft. Open daily, except Wednesdays, 9 AM-5 PM. Fittry’s Antique Barn & Flea Market, 1436 Lincoln Way West in Fort Loudon, has a variety of antiques, primitive décor plus an outdoor flea market on Saturday and Sunday.

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Downtown Greencastle I-81, EXIT 3 & 5

Ladies love downtown Greencastle. A long-standing favorite on Centre Square is E.L.M. Department Store with such Made-In-America lines as Hardwick Clothing for men, Jessie & Jane and Katina Marie for woman, and a good selection of baby apparel. Next to the department store is E.L.M Shoes, with 50-plus brand names for women, men, and children. Continue east on Baltimore Street to Greencastle Coffee Roasters, where coffees from around the world are roasted in the store’s Victorian-era roaster. Jumbo Virginia peanuts are also roasted in-store and a variety of loose teas are sold. Head west to Center Square to Anna’s Paperworks & Write Cup Coffee Bar. It is a stationary store with a twist--coffee, plus classes and a little creative coop space. Enjoy beautiful paper, letter-writing, and self-expression.. Brides-to-be love it! Walk north and turn onto East Baltimore Street. Lucky Girl offers authentic and hand painted vintage furniture and vintage finds. Head west and turn onto South Carlisle Street to Crown Vetch Cottage with a shabby-chic, cottage style. Lots

of great home decor, jewelry, and antiques creatively displayed in each nook of this fun boutique. Head south and turn onto West Franklin Street. Upscale Consignment has everchanging inventory and “great finds.” Retrace your steps and turn onto East Baltimore Street. Joyful Arts Studio is just as the name implies--joyful. It nurtures creativity and makes it easy for beginners to explore, offering classes in painting, jewelry, and drawing plus private parties. Go west a few doors to Inner Beauty, a ladies boutique, specializing in one-onone service. Be sure to see the wide selection of Brighton jewelry, belts, sunglasses, and purses. Next door is Penny Lane, named for the popular Beatle’s song. It is packed with furniture, antiques, glassware, vintage toys and more for home-decorating. Continue on East Baltimore Street to the shop, where variety is #1--lots of collectibles, antiques, and home decor, such as vintage clothing, quilts, crockery, and prints, watercolors, and oil paintings. Head west on East Baltimore Street and relax with a cup of tea at Lady Mary’s Royal Tea.

The Greencastle Shopkeepers The six women entrepreneurs of Inner Beauty, Joyful Arts Studio, Crown Vetch Cottage, UpScale Consignment, Penny Lane, and the shop are “The Greencastle Shopkeepers.” Visitors can paint a wine glass, discover tips and tricks of consignment shopping, learn about refurbishing antiques, make soaps and lotions, and get lunch in downtown Greencastle in a special Shopkeepers Package. Please see the interior cover page of the visitors guide for more about the Shopkeepers of Greencastle.

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I-81, EXIT 5 (EAST)

Waynesboro is a great girlfriend gettogether. Get started with a little chocolate at The Candy Kitchen and Zoe’s Candy Company—located a few doors apart on the square. Book lovers will love On The Road Books, located at 38 East Main Street. It has row after row of wonderful books, plus vinyl records. Be sure to check out the great creativity of Waynesboro’s Destination Arts, a downtown arts revitalization effort. At 50 East Main, see 800 pieces of art and artisan wares. Head to Ceramics Arts Center of Waynesboro at 13 S. Church Street, where beautiful pottery waits and a chance to take classes. Next is 42 West Arts Co-op with paintings, fiber art, carving, musical instruments and more. Through the Lens & Beyond at 38 West Main offers fine art photography, illustrations, water color oil, plus custom framing. Shoe lovers love James Shoe Store, 76 West Main, guaranteed to fulfill the show maven in everyone. Lots of great brands, including Clark, Toe Warmers, Rose Petals, and Saucony plus Reebok, Minnetonka, Keds, and Hush Puppies. Also great Donna Sharp bags and jackets and M.C. Handbags. Keep heading west on Main Street for lunch at Christine’s Cafe and stop at Tranquila TEA, 118 West Main Street to step back in time and discover a lovely tea room, tea shop, and gift store. It is everything the name promises.

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I-81, EXIT 5 (WEST) Mercersburg is the boyhood home of 15th president James Buchanan. The Main Street remains strikingly similar to the days when Buchanan played outside his father’s general store,. Today, 15 North Main Street is James Buchanan Pub & Restaurant, open 4 PM to 9 PM on Tuesday through Saturday. Mix a little sightseeing with shopping for a weekend getaway. Mercersburg is home to Whitetail--a golf and ski resort for year-round recreation. Long Acre Alpaca Farms is located in Mercersburg on 9703 Blue Spring Road. Enjoy seeing the alpaca and the lovely Tuscarora Mountains; stay at Long Acres Guest House. Pachallina is Long Acre’s fiber shop offering organic and ecofriendly clothing. On the square at 3 South Main is The Dressing Room & More. It offers gently used, good quality consignment items and an array of home decor. Only nice things and always nice prices! Check out Bobbie’s Gifts, 11 West Seminary Street, where special ready-to give gifts include locally handmade items, gourmet and spa items, candles, jewelry and more. Cross the square and continue north to Four Dog Vintage Creations. Enter a world of colorful creativity, where old, worn furniture is brought to life with fresh, beautiful finishes. Spend a little time relaxing over lunch or a glass of wine at Flannery’s Tavern on the Square.

Downtown Shippensburg I-81, EXIT 24 & 29

Shopping in Shippensburg is a free-spirited medley--a little new mixed in with a lot of fun favorites. Get started at Pague & Fegan, 35 West King Street. People say it is a hardware store, but it is really an everything store! All kinds of neat gadgets, so much “stuff,” and fun to explore. The alwaysexpressive East Meets West Emporium, 29 East King Street, has several well-known collectible lines, including Vera Bradley, Trollbead Collectors Dream and Woodwick Candles plus Crabtree & Evelyn. Take a quick coffee and pastry break at One Bean Espresso, located in the Shippen Place. Continue east to B & H Bikes and Antiques at 44 East King Street. A good stop for antique furniture and collectibles. Continue on King Street to the Book Junction. What a huge collection of books at great prices! A few doors northeast is the sweetest stop in Shippensburg--The Lollipop Shop with fudge, chocolate, and homemade clear toys. │37 │37 Franklin County Visitors Guide Franklin County Visitors Guide

I-81, EXIT 14,16 & 17 One of the best things about Chambersburg is its closeness to so many places. It is less than two hours from Baltimore and DC, less than three hours from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and an hour or less from Gettysburg and Hershey. Route 30 and Route 11 meet at the center of Chambersburg where the lovely Memorial Fountain rests. Turn an afternoon of shopping into a weekend of relaxation and fun. Take a trip to the spa, add dinner and a show or a movie, and fall asleep in one of the comfy beds of the Philadelphia Avenue bed & breakfasts.

Walk & Shop Nothing replaces touching, holding, and reading a book! Escape to Northwood Books, 59 North Main Street, with 90,000 books in 70 genres--more than 8 miles of hardbacks and paperbacks. Lotus Moon Gallery & Yoga is an energizing store with a focus on creativity, mixing the handiwork of local artisans and artists with great gifts--ones you like to give and receive. May through October on Saturdays, be sure to visit the vendors at the North Square Farmers Market. Another Chambersburg favorite on the square is Gypsie, a blend of antique vintage and eclectic with great finds from Europe. Tucked next door is Viola, a children’s art shop with classes and supplies. It is a happy place to visit. Continue walking toward the square and stop by C&C Coffee to refresh with Chambersburg-roasted coffee. Visit Gift Enclosure for appealing gift items and lots of Vera Bradley. [Temporarily located on the square as renovations are made to the Main and Queen Street location.] Tuscarora Mountain Winery, one half block west of the square on Lincoln Way, is an artisan winery with delicious fruit wines. Enjoy a tasting and be sure to try 1864 the Burning of Chambersburg--much more pleasant than the Confederates were on their final visit. How about some chocolate to pair

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with the wine? Follow the delicious smell of roasting nuts, cooking caramel, and sweet chocolate to Olympia Candy Kitchen, making small batch chocolate for more than one hundred years. Continue south on Main Street to Lyons & Company, a Chambersburg tradition since 1908, for quality clothing like Patagonia, Tommy Bahama, Filson, Peter Millar and Barbour. Just across the street is The Foundry, Chambersburg’s new art co-op, with stained glass, furniture, paintings, and an array of artisan wares. A few doors south on the opposite side of the street is Here’s Looking At You. Browse the wonderful selection of clothing lines like Tribal, Neon Buddha, Nick & Zoe, Iguana, and Renuar-- an excellent selection of fine clothing for women of all ages.

Everything For Weddings Find the ring, the invitations, the tuxedos, the gown and more in downtown Chambersburg. Gartenberg Jewelry and Ludwigs Jewelers have more than 200 years of service collectively and will help you find the perfect ring. J&B Bridals and Tuxedos, member of The Knot’s Hall of Fame vendors, stocks thousands of gowns and specializes in helping all kinds of brides be beautiful. Other downtown vendors to help with wedding needs are Printaway, Carey on Photography, Merle Norman Cosmetics, and Main Street Deli.

Grant Street Connection Extend the downtown Chambersburg experience with Grant Street. Check out Chambersburg’s newest tasting room at Jan Zell Winery on Grant Street. Enjoy wine and art, wine and music, or wine and trivia. Next door is Jim’s Country Market, open year-round on Fridays and Saturdays with fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, fresh breads, soft pretzels, subs, and more. Just a five minute walk, from Grant via Kennedy to North 3rd Street, is Nathan Miller Chocolate and Roy Pitz Brewing Co. and Beer Stube, located in a refurbished 1910 warehouse. Nathan Miller takes cacao beans to bars to make award-winning chocolate and fabulous desserts. Roy Pitz is a craft beer maker with the brewery on site and a relaxing cafe where it is great to wind down any day of the week.

Downtown Food, Coffee & Tea Bistro 71 71 N. Main Street Main Street Deli 33 N. Main Street C&C Coffee 15 N. Main Street Cafe d’italia 9 N. Main Street Historic Texas Lunch 108 Lincoln Way West The Doh-Nuh T Company 108 Lincoln Way West Teas & Such 42 S. Main Street Checkos 46 S. Main Street Molly’s 109 S. Main Street EJ’s Grill 346 Lincoln Way East

Make It A Weekend at a B&B So uth Main Street turns into Philadelphia Avenue

The 657 House Bed & Brea kfast 657 Philadelphia Avenue Craig’s Victorian Bed & Br eakfast 756 Philadelphia Avenue Lillie’s Garden Bed & Brea kfast 65 Norland Avenue

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Great Fresh Food & Farm Markets

From the fields to your plate, Franklin County farms produce healthy, fresh food for the whole family. Experience the lifeblood of Franklin County, from the autumn’s changing colors and countryside to the summer’s gold, green and tan farm fields, farmland is the beauty of the country..... Andrew's Farm Market 9523 Lincoln Way West St Thomas, PA 17252

April – October Daily from 8 AM - Dusk

Phone: 717-369-0055

Products: Baked Goods, Fruit, Honey, Jams/Jellies, Plants, Vegetables

May – November: Mon - Sat: 9 AM - 6 PM

C & R Produce

Products: Fresh Produce, Sesonal Floral Varieties and much more

9823 Lincoln Way West St. Thomas, PA 17252

Antietam Dairy 834 South Church Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 Phone: 717-762-6212 April – September: 12 PM - 10 PM

Products: Sundaes, Milk Shakes, Banana Splits

Beams Blue Mountain Farm 13374 Lurgan Road Newburg, PA 17240

Phone: 717-532-5537 June - October: Monday – Friday 10 AM – 6 PM Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM

Products: Baked Goods, Fruit, Gifts/Crafts, Honey, Jams/Jellies, Pumpkins, Vegetables, Raspberries Pick Your Own: Pumpkins, Strawberries

Benedict Produce 3766 Brechbill Loop Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 Phone: 717-267-3238

Phone: 717-369-5610

Year-round (except Sundays): Summer Hours: 8 AM – 6 PM Winter Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Products: Seasonal Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Plants, Honey, Jams/Jellies

Cheese Haus at Whispering Brook 8875 Edenville Cheestown Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Phone: 717-552-4039

Year Round: Tuesday-Wednesday: 9 AM-5 PM, Friday: 9 AM -6 PM, Saturday: 9 AM-3 PM

Products: Variety of cheese and honey

Country Acres Cider and Produce 6574 Wayne Highway Waynesboro, PA 17201 Phone: 717-263-9349

Year Round: Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM

May – September: Monday 9 AM – 6 PM Tuesday – Friday 8:30 AM – 6 PM Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM

Products: Fruit, Vegetables

Products: Produce, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Flowers, Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Country Breeze Farm Market

Biser Farms

Phone: 717-375-4115

3765 Pioneer Drive St. Thomas, PA 17252

Year Round, Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM, Saturday: 8 AM – 4 PM

Products: Variety of Cheeses

Product: Bulk Foods, Deli Meats & Cheeses, Produce, Vegetable Plants, Flowers, and Lawn Decorations

Blueberry Hill Farmers Market 6685 Anthony Highway Waynesboro, PA 17268 Phone: 717-749-3522

June – August: Monday – Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM

Products: Blueberries, Local Produce, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in season

Breezy Valley Farm and Greenhouses 15798 Cumberland Highway Newburg, PA 17240 Phone: 717-532-5070

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5039 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202

Country Creek Produce Farm 3746 Etter Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 Phone: 717-729-5343

Products: Pick your own Strawberries and Pumkins. Farm fresh produce including Peaches.

Fruit, Garden Center and Nursery, Gifts/Crafts, Hoagies on Handmade Rolls, Honey, Maple Syrup, Plants, Soft Pretzels, Vegetables

Saturday: 9 AM - 4:00PM

Esh's Produce

Jim’s Farmers Market

16417 Cumberland Highway Newburg, PA 17240

255 Grant Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: 717-532-3216

Phone: 717-264-1273

Open May-October: Monday-Saturday: 8 AM - 6 PM

Year Round: Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM, Saturday: 8 AM - 1 PM

(see page 48 for more on Paul’s)

11129 Gehr Road Waynesboro, PA 17268

Products: Apples, Cider, Fruit, Meat, Pears, Plums and Vegetables

Frantz’s Produce Stand

Products: Meats, Cheeses, Baked Goods, Seafood, Fresh Produce, Coins, Health Products

10471 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268

Long Lane Orchard

September – October: Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM Sunday: Noon – 6 PM

11452 Welsh Run Road Mercersburg, PA 17236

Products: Nursery/Garden, Pumpkins, Group Tours

April 1 – April 20 Monday – Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Pick Your Own: Pumpkins (see page 51 for more on Paul’s)

April 21 – June 30 Monday –Friday: 8 AM – 8 PM Saturday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Shady Grove Farms Produce

July 1 – July 31 Monday – Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Product: Vegetables, Local Canned Goods and Jams/Jellies

Phone: 717-762-7465

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM Friday: 10 AM - 7 PM Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM

Products: Corn, Melons, Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables

Guilford Gardens 4140 Church Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 Phone: 717-261-1700

Open Daily, September – October: 10 AM - Dusk

Products: Pumpkins, Mums

Hess Orchards Farm Market 4323 Wayne Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 Phone: 717-264-8872

Directions: One mile south of New Franklin on Route 316 (Wayne Road) Open April-November Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM – 6 PM Saturday 9AM-4PM

Products: Fruit, strawberries, peaches, apples, vegetables, flowers, jams/jellies, maple syrup, honey, apple butter and more

Horst Orchards 11132 Tanyard Hill Road Orrstown, PA 17244

5355 Hess-Benedict Road Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: 717-762-4151

September – October: Monday – Friday: 1 PM – 6 PM

Product: Fruit, Jams/Jellies, Maple Syrup, Potatoes, Pumpkins

Maplewood Produce and Nursery 8564 Olde Scotland Road Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-532-8973

Year Round: Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 7 PM Saturday: 8 AM – 4 PM

Products: Produce, Deli Sandwiches, Deli Meats, Cheeses, Baked Goods, Flowers, Shrubs, Outdoor Furniture (see page 54 for more on Maplewood)

Northsquare Farmers Market 50 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: 717-762-2986

Trayers Farm & Greenhouse Phone: 717-328-2456

3030 Buchanan Trail East Greencastle, PA 17225

Products: Flowers, Herb/Vegetable Plants, Annual/Perennial Flowers, Pumpkins & PYO Strawberries!

May – October: Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM

Trickling Springs Creamery

Phone: 717-597-0825

2330 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202

Phone: 717-709-0711

Shatzer Fruit Market

Year-round, Monday – Wednesday: 10 AM – 7 PM, Thursday – Friday: 10 AM – 9 PM, Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

2197 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: 717-263-2195

Products: Milk, Organic Chocolate mile, Buttermilk, Egg Nog, Raw Milk Cheeses, Ice Cream and Yogurt. All dairy products made from grass-fed, happy cows.

June – March: Daily: 9 AM – 4 PM

Products: Fruit, Honey, Jams/Jellies, Maple Syrup

The Drying Shed

1587 Newcomer Road Chambersburg, PA 17201

Products: a variety of the best locally grown produce, meats, eggs, cheese, jams, baked goods, flowers, coffee, arts and crafts, gourmet items and more.

December Monday, Thursday & Friday: 11 AM - 5 PM Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM

Reynolds Farm

Phone: 717-830-0625

Every Saturday May through October: 8 AM-Noon, Rain or Shine

Labor Day through Thanksgiving Monday – Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM

Valley Road Produce 17597 Path Valley Road Spring Run, PA 17262

April - November

Phone: 717-267-3305 Call for Hours

Products: Flowers, Gifts/Crafts, Herbs, Nursery/Garden, Plants, Pumpkins, Strawberries Pick Your Own: Strawberries

Windy Knoll Farm Market & Creamery 2685 Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Phone: 717-264-2900

Phone: 717-532-2842

Paul’s Country Market

July – October, Call for Hours

6374 Nunnery Road Waynesboro, PA 17268

Tracey’s Orchard

Year Round Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 6 PM Saturday: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Phone: 717-597-7565

(Call for Winter Hours)

June through Labor Day Monday – Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM

Products: Bakery Items, Grocery Stores, Desserts, Produce and Ice Cream.

Products: Fruit, Seasonal Produce Pick Your Own: Cherries

Phone: 717-762-4840

Products: Baked Goods, Dairy, Eggs,

12483 Hollowell Church Road Greencastle, PA 17225

Summer Hours: Monday: 8 AM – 6 PM, Tuesday – Friday: 8 AM – 8 PM Saturday: 8 AM – 5 PM

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Potato Lovers Wanted!

Franklin County is home to two potato-loving businesses, Bender Farms and Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe.

Bender Farms

Bender Farms, a hometown and regional favorite, has been growing Chambersburg potatoes since the early 1900s. Available year-round, these potatoes are grown in shaley loam soil, which potato lovers say gives Benders potatoes a buttery taste. A key to Benders potatoes’ flavor is freshness. A locally-grown product travels an average of 56 miles from farm to destination, according to the farm. Benders potatoes taste better because they haven’t been shipped in and out of warehouses.

Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe

Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe connects with potato lovers in a different way: potato rolls. These sweet, buttery, golden rolls come in all shapes and sizes: sandwich rolls, long rolls, dinner rolls, whole wheat potato bread, and cinnamon-raisin swirl potato bread, just to name a few. First made in the kitchen of Lloyd and Lois Martin in the 1950s, the business grew and they turned the family garage into a bakery. Today, the company ships potato rolls all over the world.

Filled French Toast by Martin’s Famous Pastry Martin’s Famous Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Potato Bread is the beginning of delicious French Toast. Gather these ingredients. 3 - Eggs 3/4 - Cup Whole Milk 1/4 - Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 8 - Slices Martin’s Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Potato Bread 4 - Ounces Cream Cheese, softened Handful Raisins 1 - Tablespoon Honey 1 - Teaspoon Butter, or as needed Mix the softened cream cheese with the honey, raisins and half the cinnamon. Spread the mixture on 4 slices of Martin’s Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Potato Bread and top each with one of the remaining slices of raisin bread. Beat the eggs and milk together. Melt the butter in the skillet. Dip each filled sandwich into the egg mixture and place in pan. Sprinkle a little cinnamon on top of each sandwich. Brown in the skillet and serve with butter, syrup, or fresh fruits.

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Franklin County ranks #2 in Pennsylvania’s apple production and is part of the South Mountain Fruit Belt. Crisp, juicy apples and refreshing apple cider are favorites at roadside stands and orchards across the county.

Franklin County peaches are prized for eating, canning, and baking. Such a delicious reputation brings hundreds of visitors every year for the “Chambersburg Peach.” Some varieties of Franklin County peaches are still available until Labor Day. Eat them fresh, make preserves, can them in halves or slices, but don’t forget to slice a sweet, juicy one over a dish of vanilla ice cream--made with Franklin County milk and from one of the local creameries or dairies. Peaches and cream are pure, simple, and so delicious. Old Fash io Strawbe ned rry Prese rves

4 cups rip e 4 cups of strawberries sugar. Put the str pot and c awberries in the b ott ov minutes. er with the sugar. om of a large Turn on a Let stand v fo cook the strawberr ery low heat and s r 30 tart to ies, only s sugar doe tirr s When berr not stick to the bo ing to be sure the ttom of th ie s form ju e medium a nd bring to ice, increase the h pot. e scorching at to a boil, stirr .A Turn off th llow to boil slowly ing to prevent e fo In the mo heat and let the b r 16 minutes. rning steri erries sit o li the straw berry pre ze the jars. Fill the vernight. serves. M ja akes 4-6 s rs with mall jars.

One of the first signs of summer are strawberries. Nothing compares to the flavor of a just-picked strawberry. Pick-your-own starts around the end of May or beginning of June. Country Creek Produce and Drying Shed offer pick-yourown strawberries. Try making homemade preserves to keep the fresh flavor around months after pick-your-own season is finished. Franklin County Visitors Guide│43

Cheese Houses, Creameries & Ice Cream Antietam Dairy makes 60 flavors of ice cream and serves from the ice cream shop in Waynesboro and events throughout Franklin County. Biser Farms is a St. Thomas dairy farm and cheese maker. They love their cows! Taste the love in the delicious Chesapeake Bay Crab cheddar, jalapeno cheddar and Gouda cheeses. Trickling Springs Creamery specializes in milk from cows that get lots of sunshine, graze in open fields, and are raised naturally. Trickling Springs offers organic milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, butter, cheese, and ice cream in many flavors. Whispering Brook Cheese Haus on Edenville Road in Chambersburg has made a lot of cheese over the past decade, delectable varieties like smoked cheddar, goat’s milk gouda, Italian seasoned, longhorn, havarti, dill and bacon, and sharp cheddar. Windy Knoll is a farm store and creamery on Spring Road in Chambersburg. Grab a cone of fresh-made ice cream, and take a half-gallon or two home.

A selection of delicious cheeses from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus in Chambersburg.

Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest

September 24, 2016 Ride a barrel train, milk a cow, take a wagon ride, and enjoy some ice cream, Spend a day on the farm at the 26th annual Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest. Hosted at Valley View Farm in Greencastle, the event tells the story of where and how food, fiber, and other farm resources make it from the farm and into daily life. It is a chance to see and experience hands-on a farm as well as remember the importance of farms in everyone’s lives. Make plans to visit the 26th Annual Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest - September 24, 2016. Find out more about this event at FranklinFallFarmFunFest.

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Franklin County Wineries Fertile soils produce succulent fruits and Tuscarora Mountain Winery uses local fruits to craft award-winning wines from grapes, strawberries, peaches, apples, cherries, blueberries and currants. Stop into the tasting room 1/2 a block from the square on Lincoln Way West to enjoy delicious red, white, and blush wines.. Be sure to try 1864 The Burning, a semisweet red, named for the Confederate Burning of Chambersburg, and Chenin Blanc, a pleasant not-too -sweet and nottoo-dry white. New to Franklin County is Jan Zell Wines, produced in Fort Loudon PA with a tasting room on Grant Street in Chambersburg. In addition, tasting nine varietals from grape imports, the Grant Street venue is open as a special place to meet friends. Try an evening of wine and painting. Check out Friday night trivia or Saturday night music. Fans of sweet wine will fall in love with Summer Daze, a memorable blend of cranberry and chardonnay. A new item they have is hard cider. Several of Franklin County’s restaurants are BYOB. Grab a favorite to enjoy with dinner. Cafe d’italia on the square in Chambersburg and Cafe del Sol , which has restaurants in Greencastle, Waynesboro, and Chambersburg are BYOB. Others in Chambersburg are Rosalie’s Fabulous Grill and Kenzo Japanese & Asian Fusion, in Greencastle is El Sombrero, and in Waynesboro is Christine’s Cafe.

The South Mountain stretches across Franklin County into neighboring Adams County and is home to three wineries: Reid’s Orchard & Winery, Adams County Winery, and Hauser Estate Winery. Reid’s, a favorite stop for hard cider, organized the Gettysburg Wine & Fruit Trail to bring together the bountiful and best of the South Mountain Region. Pick up a the passport at the Franklin County Visitors Bureau to discover the stops and plan a trip through South Mountain Wine Country.

Liquid Art

Roy Pitz Brewery calls its beer liquid art. It is the culmination of years of refining the craft of beer making. Founders Ryan Richards and Jesse Rotz grew their passion from a college pursuit to a fullfledged brewery in a 1900s rehabilitated industrial building. Today, more than 20 employees brew, bottle, and distribute more than 20 varieties of beer in PA, MD, DC, and WV. All brews are unfiltered and unpasteurized. Good flavor... good people... good must be Roy Pitz!

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Great Festivals & Family Fun

Celebrate the seasons, the bounty of the harvest, or the beauty of ice at one of Franklin County’s annual festivals

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JANUARY-FEBRUARY Just as a sleepy Punxsutawney Phil prepares to prognosticate the next six weeks of weather, Chambersburg is wide awake, and IceFest is in full-swing. The four-day event includes over seventy-five ice sculptures, many backlit in wonderful color, giant statue carving, giant ice slide, a snowfall ball chili cook-off, ballet at the historic Capitol Theatre, art exhibit at the Council for the Arts, and photos in the giant ice throne. What is that sweet, buttery smell? Kettle corn…popped fresh and hot on Memorial Square. Downtown merchants extend store hours. So, if it gets chilly, duck inside, look around, and warm up. IceFest in downtown Chambersburg begins the last Thursday of January annually. Details @ By February, it is easy to go stir crazy. An evening out at A Night At The Races at Green Grove Gardens, [off I-81, Exit 5] is a fun fix. With lots of great prizes and plenty of food wine and beer, participant enjoy an evening of racing and betting with play money. Winners get to pick their prizes. Plus, it is a fundraiser for the Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce and MainStreet Waynesboro, typically the first Saturday of February.

MARCH Chocolate Extravaganza, usually the first Friday of March, is decadent fun with chocolate creations by area confectioners, caterers and chefs, live music for dancing, beverages and door prizes. Black tie welcome but not required. More at 717-7620397 or

APRIL Spring into History is a history ramble with 20 history sites, free and open to the public. Set for April 8 2016, it is a good way to enjoy the beauty of spring and

discover all the American history in Franklin County. The third Saturday of April in Greencastle has two great back-to-back events. The Greencastle Pub Run starts the day. It offers a kids run, 5K or 10K. Greencastle Craft Beer & Wine Festival, 1 PM to 4 PM, features more than two dozen breweries and wineries and a special menu by John Allison Public House. All aboard for Franklin County steam shows. Enjoy the Spring Fling Cumberland Valley Antique Engine & Machinery Show at Twin Bridge Campground in Chambersburg, typically held the last weekend of April. Confirm yearly dates, contact 717-263-8371. Bring the family for food, fun, and a look at the steam power of the past. The last Saturday of April is Earth Day at Renfrew Park. The museum house is open and Renfrew Cultural Institute for Environmental Studies is sponsoring vendors, exhibits and entertainers throughout the day.

MAY Blues Brews & Barbecue is the first Saturday of May at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Chambersburg. Held in the back lot of the theatre, BBB is good music, good beer and good food. A guaranteed jammin’ good time! Another great beer festival in Franklin County is Waynesboro Brewmasters Beer Festival, typically the 3rd Saturday of May. It features 20 breweries with beer and hard cider, live music and tasty food like chili dogs, BBQ, freshly made soft pretzels. Wine Swine & Roses is a weekend festival at Conococheague Institute in rural Mercersburg. With the Tuscarora Mountains

as a backdrop, this festival pairs up frontier history with great wine music, great barbecue, and lovely more-than-100 year old roses. Held the third weekend of May, details are at Historic downtown Mercersburg--boyhood home of 15th U.S. President James Buchanan, welcomes warm weather and longer days with Springfest, the second Saturday of May. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the festival offers craft, food, jewelry, and community vendors plus children’s area with pony rides, and games. Shippensburg has spring covered at Bloom Festival, the second Saturday of May, where everything comes to life. Lots of wonderful flowers, great plants, fresh food, family fun, inflatables for the kids, and plenty of entertainment.

JUNE Enjoy spring breezes and everything strawberry at the Strawberry Festival in Mercersburg, held on the first Saturday of June and sponsored by the Buchanan Lioness Club at Lion’s Park. For details, contact 717-328-5827. Celebrate the beginning of summer at the Solstice Arts Festival on the third Saturday of June. Held at the Shippensburg Township Park on Britton Road. Enjoy live music, purchase fine art, and bring the children because Solstice has great activities for children. Solstice Arts Festival is sponsored by Shippensburg Arts Programming & Education. For more information and directions, call 717-3778842 or visit Mont Alto Fireman’s Carnival is one of the biggest in the tri-state area. It is typically the third full-week of June. Details at www. ROUND 1 of Acappella & Unplugged at the Capitol Theatre

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in downtown Chambersburg is the last Saturday in June. Regional performers vie for a chance to win $500 first prize and perform before the 1864 Burning on the third Saturday of July. Pure harmonies and acoustic instruments make this a oneof-a-kind evening of entertainment and excitement. Mountaintop Heritage Days Weekend, typically centered around the last weekend of June. Mountain Heritage Days commemorates the significant Civil War history that took place in the four separate counties in two different states-Franklin and Adams Counties in PA, and Washington and Frederick Counties in MD. After defeat at Gettysburg, Confederate General Robert E. Lee ordered southern troops to retreat from Pennsylvania to the Potomac River. Drenching rains, lightning, and thunder made the retreat in the darkness of July 4, 1863 a daunting task. Confusion abounded, and the ensuing Battle of Monterey Pass became the second largest battle fought on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line. Activities are held in Blue Ridge Summit, PA and Fort Ritchie in Cascasde, MD and include a mixture of fun, entertainment, and living history education and demonstrations. Be sure to visit the Battle of Monterey Museum, along Route 16.

JULY Walk Back In Time at Renfrew Museum & Park, 11 AM to 4 PM, takes visitors to colonial America on the first Saturday of July. Transport to colonial American and experience life on a Pennsylvania German farmstead. Summer Jubilee is a patriotic festival held each summer in Waynesboro PA to celebrate the 4th of July. The day begins with a 5K run, parade in the morning, and concludes with fireworks at dusk.

The second Friday and Saturday of July is Sidewalk Sale Days in Greencastle. Roam from store to store, check out all the specials, enjoy live music, plus Kid’s Zone. For more, 717-597-4610. or www. The third week of July, Chambersburg comes to life with a series of events: ChambersFest, Old Market Day, 1864 Civil War Ball, Acappella & Unplugged Finals, 1864 Burning & Rebirth, and Illuminate Party. ChambersFest events include the Tim & Susan Cook Memorial 1-Mile Race/ Walk and Scoop-a-Palooza--an ice cream for education fundraiser. The annual Chambersburg Civil War Seminar kicks off during ChambersFest. These seminars are top in the nation and organized by historian Ted Alexander. More symposiums are offered each year. Contact 717-264-7101 for more information. The 1864 Weekend starts on the third Friday of July with the 1864 Civil War Ball at Allison Antrim Museum in Greencastle. The dance is held in the Museum’s Cumberland Valley Bank Barn and is guided by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. On Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM, the streets of downtown Chambersburg transform into an oldfashioned street festival called Old Market Day with more than a hundred vendors of original arts and crafts plus a variety of food and entertainment. In 2016, the Franklin County Old jail is the site of Roy Pitz Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em Party in the jailhouse yard, Noon to 6 PM. As Old Market Day, time shifts to the Civil War era with living history, re-enactments, booksignings, civil war walking tours, a period fiddler, old-fashioned photos, and a kids area with fun and games, plus glow-in-the-dark face and body painting for kids and adults. At 7 PM, the final round of Acappella & Unplugged takes to the courthouse steps. At 9 PM

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approaches, get ready for 1864: The Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg-- an interactive burning with lights and atmospheric effects, so real that you won’t believe it is not ablaze! If you are feeling generous, you can help try to save the town from being torched. All funds collected will be donated to Franklin County Habitat for Humanity. When the burning concludes, head to the Capitol Theatre to add your own touch to the rebuilding of Chambersburg on a glowin-the-dark art installation. Music by past participants of Acappella & Unplugged. Food, adult beverages and soda available. July is Fair Season in Franklin County. The Franklin County Fair is July 1016 and begins with a Vesper Service and continues through Saturday with livestock competition, judging of foods, tractor pull, rides and entertainment. Details at www. The Shippensburg Community Fair, is July 25-30, 2016 and has exhibits, rides, games, tractor pulls, entertainment, a craft show, food, and more. With Shippensburg partially in Franklin County and partially in Cumberland, the Shippensburg Fair is the largest bi-county fair in the state. Contact the Fair Office at 717-532-8911 or visit www.shippensburgfair. com

AUGUST August continues Franklin County’s tribute to the gas and steam engines that powered local industry and the trains that transported Franklin County goods to the markets of Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and beyond. The annual Cumberland Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Association Gas and Steam Show at Twin Bridges in Chambersburg features tractors and steam-powered machines and is held on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of August . Show grounds are 1501 Criders


Church Road in Chambersburg. For more details, contact 717-263-8371 or www. Renfrew Museum & Park holds its annual Civil War Encampment on the second Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August. Activities include battle reenactment, a firing demonstration, a candlelight camp tour, and a night-time artillery duel. For more information, contact 717-762-4723. Mercersburg holds the annual Mercersburg Lions Club Fair during the second full-week of August, beginning with a vesper service and fireworks on Sunday and more fun, food, and festivities until the following Saturday. The fair features a different musical acts each night. For more information and directions to Lions Park, contact 717-328-5827.

baked peach treats. Games, entertainment, and more held at the Fort Loudon community grounds, off Route 30 West. The third weekend of August is RouzerFest at Red Run Park along Route 16. With crafts, a car show, and good food and entertainment, this is a good time for the whole family. For more information, contact 717-762-3107 or visit Ever been to an ox roast? Try one! The Greencastle Sportsman’s Association Ox Roasts are held on the first three Saturdays of August. The cooks roast up 9000 lbs. of ox meat over the three weekends. For more information or directions to the event, contact 717-3752719. Greencastle’s Artisans in the Park is held the second weekend of September in the Jerome King Playground on North Carlisle Street. Browse and purchase great local art, enjoy live music and food vendors.

Path Valley Picnic & Homecoming is typically the third week of August, but in 2016 will be held a little earlier, August 10, to Saturday, August 13. A tradition for 109 years, the big day is Saturday. Everything happens at the Hammond Picnic Grounds. Rides, games, food, picnic and parade are just a few of the festivities. Pop A Cork For The Capitol BEACH PARTY is the third Saturday, August 20. Live music, great food, and great wine with a new beach theme for 2016, held at the historic theatre in downtown Chambersburg. Everything is peachy on the third Saturday of August at the Fort Loudon Peach Festival. Get your picture taken at the “giant peach,” enjoy delicious fresh peaches, peach pie, peach cake, plus more

The last Saturday of August is the Shippensburg Corn Festival, 8 AM - 5 PM. Downtown Shippensburg comes alive with juried crafts, an antique car show, entertainment, food booths, and children’s activities. This is a fantastic street and craft fair that you will want to return to year after year. Corn Festival was rated the best one-day festival in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Festivals Association. For more information, contact 717-530-1269 or visit

Fall Corn Maze Weekends at Stoner’s Dairy Farm. Find your way out of the five-acre corn maze. The maze is open from 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturdays and on Sundays from Noon to 5 PM. For a $5.00 admission, you can explore the fiveacre corn maze, petting area, and enjoy a hayride. The corn maze covers about two miles of hiking trails and typically takes forty-five minutes to navigate. Bring your family and test your skills. More details on flashlight and haunted mazes plus special events at 717-328-3617 or www. Country Creek Corn Maze opens mid September. It is a ten-acre maze and has an aviation theme for 2016. Open Monday to Thursday, 10 AM to 5 PM plus Fridays and Saturdays, 10 AM to dusk. Also open Sunday, October 11, 18 & 25, 1 PM to 5 PM. More details at www. September across the Cumberland Valley brings clear sunny days that are warm but not too warm. The focus returns to steam and gas engines on the third Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of September at the Two Top Ruritan Steam & Gas Show. Steam power demonstrations, crafts, food, and a parade of equipment are just some the activities that you will enjoy. Set against the backdrop of twin mountain peaks, it is easy to recall the days of steam powered engines. For more information, contact 717-328-9837. The last Saturday of September is Townfest in Mercersburg, 9 AM to 3 PM. Downtown Mercersburg is a treasure trove of American history with colonial American, Underground Railroad, and Civil War heritage. Mercersburg, the boyhood home of fifteenth president James Buchanan, comes alive with arts, crafts, entertainment, and food. Call ahead for a downtown walking tour and enjoy Townfest and a

Crab lovers will love Crabfeast, the fourth Saturday of August. Allyou-can-eat hardshell crabs, barbecue chicken and all the fixin’s. Held rain or shine in the Amvet’s Pavilion on 5th Avenue.

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The second Saturday of October is the Community Apple Festival and Antique Engine Show at Tayamentasachta Environmental Center in Greencastle. Enjoy chicken barbeque and a delicious homemade apple dumpling made the day of the event. Also featured are antique engine exhibit, hayrides, scarecrow stuffing, facepainting, and pumpkin painting. For more information, contact 717-597-6458.

bit of America’s history in this truly unique town. For more information, contact 717328-5827 or www.mercersburgtownfest. com. Pair up the Craft Beer Festival held in Mercersburg Park on the same day as Townfest.

Experience everything apple at AppleFest in downtown Chambersburg on the third Saturday of October, 9 AM-4 PM. Craft vendors, entertainment, and food make this an applicious event. For more information, contact 717-261-0072 or visit www.

OCTOBER Crisp fall weather brings Market Day in Waynesboro, always on the first Saturday in October, and includes live entertainment, dancing demonstrations, Mad Anthony’s Chili-Cookoff, children’s activities, and dozens of craft, specialty, and food vendors. The annual Scarecrow Contest entries are displayed along Main Street lamp posts. More at 717-762-0397 or www. Celebrate Oktoberfest in downtown Chambersburg on the first Saturday of October with live music, beer, hard cider, German food and games. The event includes main festivities under the big tent on the corner of Hood and W. King Streets. Also includes Duck Derby and Harmon 5K.

Pumpkin Fest, held the third Saturday of October, at Renfrew Museum and Park showcases the beauty of the 107-acre park on East Main Street in Waynesboro. Beautiful fall foliage, great pumpkin treats, scarecrow-making, and a pumpkin trebuchet to see how far a pumpkin flies! Whitetail Ski Resort offers a fantastic outdoor festival at the end of October, typically the fourth weekend. Come out to the Great Outdoors Festival at Whitetail and experience a different view from the chairlift. The breathtaking mountainside blazes with crimson, gold, and orange foliage. Tour the snow-making facility. Swap ski and golf equipment. Enjoy music, arts and craft vendors, and fantastic food. More info at 717-328-9400 or www. Reynolds Farm, open throughout October, is fall fun with hayrides, straw bounce, rope maze, duck race, corn cannon and more.

First Fridays in Chambersburg May - A Taste of the Arts - Everything art June - Holistic Health & Wellness - Health & Race Against Poverty July - Stars, Stripes & Straws - Refreshing beverages August - Back to School - Kids talent & art shows September - Fido’s First Friday - Four-legged friends October - Authors and Artists - Local talent

National Apple Harvest Festival is the first two weekends of October at the nearby South Mountain Fairgrounds along Route 234. It is acres and acres of crafts and food with live music, petting zoo, steam demonstration, and Apple Museum. Second Saturdays in Chambersburg June through September in Chambers Fort Park - 5 PM to 8 PM, followed by a free family movie in the park at dusk.

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NOVEMBER Everything comes together at America’s Crossroads--11/30 on November 30. Daylong activities on the square in downtown Chambersburg and the Chambersburg Heritage Center at the intersections of two historic transportation routes 11 & 30.

DECEMBER Come home to Franklin County this holiday season! Get into the holiday spirit. Try the Cocoa Crawl in downtown Chambersburg on the first Friday of December. The beautiful square of the county seat shimmers with beautiful lights. Holiday open houses in stores throughout the downtown and holiday music make this a special evening.

Enjoy carriage rides, Santa, and holiday cheer at Heritage Christmas in downtown Greencastle, the first three Fridays of December. Step back in time this holiday season at Renfrew Museum & Park with Christmas on the Farm, the first Friday and Saturday of December. The German farmstead steps back to the 1800s to wish visitors a happy holiday! Details at Walk Back In Time at Renfrew Museum & Park, Waynesboro July 2 • August 13 • September 10 11 AM to 4 PM Transport to colonial America and experience life on a Pennsylvania German farmstead.

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DO ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Art Alliance of Greater Waynesboro Inc. / Destination Arts 32 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Caring hands and compassionate hearts

C6 Gallery & Design 675 Mower Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-387-2174

Your hometown hospital

Capitol Theatre Center 159 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0202

Carmike Cinema 7 900 Chambersburg Mall Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-0688 Chambersburg/PA

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro 13 South Church Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-404-3190 www.

Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts 81 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6883

Chambersburg Ballet Theatre 159 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-709-1800

Chambersburg Community Theater, Inc. 159 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Cumberland Valley School of Music 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-1220

H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center 1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-7469

Mercersburg Mansion House 2 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5090

Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies Penn State Mont Alto Studio [General Studies Bldg. Room 008 NCCS P. O. Box Mont Alto, PA 17237 717-404-3190

SHAPE Art Gallery 20 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-2559

Star Theatre/The Pennsylvania Opry 23 West Seminary Street

Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5959

The House of Oz 1055 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7272 hotjava1

The Thought Lot Contemporary Arts Center 37 E. Garfield Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-208-2278

Totem Pole Playhouse/ Caledonia Theatre Company 9555 Golf Course Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2164

Wallspace Gallery 1769 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-7210

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts 401 Museum Drive Hagerstown, MD 21740 301-739-5727

Waynesboro Theatre 75 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-788-4330

COMMUNITY CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Association 3030 Waynesboro Pike Fairfield, PA 17320 717-794-2695

Chambersburg Civil War Seminars 100 Lincoln Way East, Suite A Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7101

Chambersburg Hispanic American Center 252 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-2480

Chambersburg Noontime Lions Club P.O. Box 586 Chambersburg, PA 17201

Chambersburg Recreation Department 235 South Third Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-3275

Chambersburg Road Runners Club/ Chambersburg Marathon Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-9796

Conococheague Audubon Society P.O. Box 1327 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-375-4632

Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter 5051 Letterkenny Road West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-5791

Cumberland Valley Antique Engine & Machinery Association 1501 Criders Church Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-369-9937

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Railroad Club 440 Nelson Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-6447

Downtown Business Council of Chambersburg 159 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0072

Downtown Chambersburg Inc. 100 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7101

Falling Spring Chapter of Trout Unlimited 2670 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-2747

Franklin County Area Development Corporation 1900 Wayne Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-8282

Franklin County Cyclists 7132 Talhelm Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-375-2676

Franklin County Fair 3725 Warm Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 (717) 369-4100

Franklin County Farm Bureau Incorporated P. O. Box 388 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4090

Franklin County Therapeutic Riding Center 181 Franklin Farm Lane Chambersburg, PA 17202


Freedom Valley Chorus: Sweet Adelines International St. Paul United Methodist Church 750 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-762-7628

Gettysburg Wine & Fruit Trail 2135 Buchanan Valley Road Orrtanna, PA 17353 717-677-7047

Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce 100 Lincoln Way East, Suite A Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7101

Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce 118 Walnut Street Suite 111 Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-7123

Greencastle Area Arts Council 408 North Allison Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3284 www.greencastleareaartscouncil. org

Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce 217 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-4610

Greencastle Flyers Running Club

Letterkenny Army Depot 1 Overcash Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-8111

BONNIE’S GUN BOUTIQUE ~BUY TRADE SELL~ CONSIGNMENTS Tuesday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

450 SOUTH 3RD ST. CHAMBERSBURG, PA 717-264-GUNS (4867)

Mainstreet Waynesboro 13 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-0397

Mercersburg Area Community Band 10655 Church Hill Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5338

Mercersburg Area Community Chorus 122 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-2324

Mont Alto/Waynesboro Pottery Guild 13 S Church Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-404-3190 www.

Mountaintop Heritage Days 14 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-642-5645

Quincy Village Model Railroad Club 6596 Orphanage Road, Winter Bldg. Quincy, PA 17247 717-749-2300

Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce 53 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-5509

Shippensburg Band P. O. Box 222 Shippensburg, PA 17257

Shippensburg Community Fair 9860 Possum Hollow Road Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-8911

Shippensburg Corn Festival P. O. Box 704 Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-5331

South Mountain Partnership 4 East First Street Boiling Springs, PA 17007 717-258-5771

The Wayne Band 337 Fairview Avenue

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Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-3849

Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce 3 South Main Street, P.O Box 161 Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5827

Two Top Mountain Adaptive Sports Foundation 10914 Claylick Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-507-7668

Two Top Ruritan 12270 Two Top Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-9837

United Way of Franklin County 182 South Second Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-0015

Waynesboro Community Concert Association P. O. Box 785 Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-2359 www.

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club 3291 Waynecastle Road Greencastle, PA 17225 717-762-9579

LIBRARIES Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library 45 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-3335 www.

Blue Ridge Summit Free Library 15055 Summit Plaza Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 717-794-2240

Coyle Free Library 102 North Main Steet Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-1054 www.

Fendrick Library 20 North Main Steet Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-9233

Fort Ritchie Community Center 14421 Lake Royer Drive, P.O. Box 755 Cascade, MD 21719 301-241-5085

Franklin County Library System 102 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

119 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-2006

Appalachian Trail Museum 1120 Pine Grove Road Gardners, PA 17234 717-486-8126


Grove Family Library 101 Ragged Edge Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Chambersburg Heritage Center 100 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7101


Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library 305 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17257 717-597-7920

Penn State Cooperative Extension, Franklin County 181 Franklin Farm Lane Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-9226

Penn State Mont-Alto 1 Campus Drive Mont Alto, PA 17237 717-749-6000

Conococheague Institute for the Study of Cultural Heritage 12995 Bain Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-3467

Fort Loudoun Historical Society 1720 North Brooklyn Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-3473

Franklin County Historical Society 175 East King Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

JULY 16 Old Market Day 9-4pm Vendors, music & more!


Friends of Monterey Pass Battlefield, Inc.

Shippensburg Public Library 73 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257



Shippensburg University 1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257

Hunnicutt Gallery of Classical Antiquities at Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-2049


Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4141

HISTORY & ANCESTRY Allison-Antrim Museum 365 South Ridge Avenue Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-9010

Anderson Construction & Genealogy Services 7778 Grindstone Hill Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-597-1345

Antietam Historical Association

Chambersburg Comes to Life!

John Brown Mary Ritner House 225 East King Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1667

John McFadden Model Railroad Museum 300 East Seminary Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6154

Little Antietam Creek, Inc. 8777 Lyons Road P.O. Box 688 Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-387-2501

Martin’s Golden Roll Museum 1000 Potato Roll Lane

Finals of music competition on the steps of the courthouse before The Burning!


Re-enactment, lights, sounds & more!

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Food, music & more at the Capitol Theatre

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Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-9580

Mennonite Historical Association of the Cumberland Valley 4850 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-504-8909

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society 11028 Staley Drive Hagerstown, MD 21742 301-739-0357

Mont Alto Historical Society 3 North Main Street Mont Alto, PA 17237 717-749-5808

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268

One Mountain Foundation Fort Ritchie Community Center P.O. Box 255 Cascade, MD 21719 717-794-2128

PA Forest Fire Museum 101 Pine Grove Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2815

Preserving Our Heritage Archives and Museum 11191 South Mountain Road South Mountain, PA 17261 717-762-2367 www.preservingourheritage.

Renfrew Museum and Park 1010 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-4723

Shippensburg Historical Society 52 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17201 717-532-6727

Waynesboro Historical Society 138 West Main Street Waynesboro PA 17268 717-762-1747

Waynesboro Industrial Museum P.O. Box 133 235 Philadelphia Avenue

Waynesboro PA 17268 717-762-4460

Pen Mar Park 11400 Pen Mar High Rock Road Cascade, MD 21719 240-313-2700

PARKS For more State Parks & Environmental Centers, see page 23.

Antrim Twp. Community Park 12315 Grant Shook Road Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3818

Appalachian Trail National Park 799 Washington Street Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 304-535-6331

Colonel Denning State Park 1599 Doubling Gap Road Newville, PA 17241 717-776-5272

Dykeman Park 6 Dykeman Road Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-7144

Enoch Brown Monument & Park 2730 Enoch Brown Road Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3818

Greene Township Park 996 Elevator Street Greencastle, PA 17257 717-263-9160

Jerome R. King Playground 240 North Carlisle Street Greencastle, PA 17254 www.kingplayground.zoomshare. com

Martin’s Mill Bridge Park 3505 East Weaver Road Greencastle, PA 17225

Memorial Park Memorial Drive, off McKinley Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-3275

Norlo Park 3050 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-7349

Pine Hill Regional Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd. Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-3128

Red Run Park 12143 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro PA 17268 717-762-3128

Shippensburg Memorial Park 100 Park Place Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-7144

RECREATION & FAMILY FUN For more golf courses, see page 17.

Keystone Classic Carriage & Horseback Riding 13752 Shimpstown Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-658-9451

Chambersburg Skydiving Center 3506 Airport Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1111

Cluggy’s Amusement Center 393 Bedington Boulevard Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-3772

Cosmic Skate & Play 11870 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-7177

Country Creek Produce Farm 3746 Etter Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-72-5343 www.countrycreekproducefarm. com

Custom Tied Flies and Guide Service 4120 Dixie Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17102 717-977-8804

Dunlap Family Skatepark 13013 Welty Road Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-3128

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Dusty Wissmath’s Fly Fishing School & Guide Service 13805 Blairs Valley Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-9400

Fun-Castle Fun Center 3054 Buchanan Trail East Greencastle, PA 17225 717-593-9621

Hagerstown Suns 274 East Memorial Boulevard Hagerstown, MD 21740 301-791-6266

Mike Heck’s Trout Guides 1664 Malibu Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0070

Nellie Fox Bowl 3587 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-375-2222

Olde Scotland Yard Mini Golf/Driving Range 1065 Heritage Avenue Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-6868

Kirk’s Kayaks 105 S. Main Street

Mont Alto, PA 17237 717-360-6902

Lincoln Lanes Bowling Center 2071 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-4511

Long Acres Alpaca Farm 9703 Blue Spring Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-491-0036

Par-Tee Golf and Fun Zone 810 Chambersburg Mall Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-552-2322

Penn National Golf Cente ANIMALS & PETS Snider’s Elevator, Inc. 4551 Lemar Road Lemasters, PA 17231 717-328-2107

The Pet Store 1710 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-6161


33 Walnut Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-4902

Antiques At Aqua Studio 1563 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-262-4937

B&H Bikes and Antiques 44 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-9624

Black Rose Antique in Chambersburg Mall 1055 Black Gap Road

11068 Buchanan Trail East Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-263-5797 www.

Bohemians Modern Vintage Antique 11068 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-375-8166

Collector’s Dream Antiques 6150 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-4936

Country Time Treasures 3640 Black Gap Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-2606

Crown Vetch Cottage 27 South Carlisle Street Greencastle, PA 17257 717-729-6434

Fayetteville Antique Mall 3653 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-8485 www.fayettevilleantiquemarket. com

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Fittry’s Antique Barn & Flea Market 11436 Lincoln Way West Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-496-0427

Four Dog Vintage Creations 13 N. Main Street Mercersburg. PA 17236 717-328-3333 fourdogcintagecreations

Great War Militaria 240 Grant Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6834

Greencastle Antique Mall 345 South Washington Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-9198

Lucky Girl Vintage 151 N Washington Street Greencastle, PA 17225 301-606-3664

Penny Lane 9 E Baltimore St Greencastle, PA 17225


Rising Phoenix 26 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-404-4914

Sunnyside Antiques 2027 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-3966

The Farmer’s Wife Antiques 103 South Carlisle Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-5051

the shop 144 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-593-9990

Vintage Market at the Old Red Barn 1293 Warmspring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 724-505-2401


The Framing Studio 996 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Wallspace Gallery & Framing 1769 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201


Garden Path Pottery 8099 Shank Hess Road Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-8695

Joyful Arts Studio 21 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-658-2177

Studio U on the Square [inside Anna’s Paperworks] 27 Center Square Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-1583

TJ Gallery Glass 2540 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-1111

Voila’! Children’s Art and Creativity Center 2 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-1304


AUCTIONS Gateway Gallery Auction, LLC 643 Kriner Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-6512

Kenny’s Auction 4401 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6578

Marion Auction 5150 Horst Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-375-4700

Mason Dixon Auto Auction 12876 Molly Pitcher Highway Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3121

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BOOKS Freed Spirit Christian Books & Gifts 78 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268




Candy Kitchen 12 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Anna’s Paperworks 27 Center Square Greencastle, PA 17225


717-762-3545 freedspiritwaynesboro

Lifeway Christian Store 1108 Sheller Avenue, Suite 1 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7775

Northwood Books 59 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-0606

On The Road Books 38 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Lollipop Shop 112 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-530-1272

Mrs. Gibble’s Candies 7325 Molly Pitcher Highway Greencastle, PA 17225 717-375-4522

Nathan Miller Chocolate 140 Third Street, Suite 3 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-496-8229

Olympia Candy Kitchen 43 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-3282


Zoe’s Chocolate Company 34 E Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

The Book Nook 73 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257


Stoners Dairy Farm & Corn Maze Open Late August thru October


Chris’s Hallmark Shop 1017 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0251

Dru’s Book’s `n Things 1511 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-9707

CLOTHING Dress To a Tea 17 West King Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-0603

E.L.M. Department Store 12 Center Square Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3710

E.L.M. Shoes, Inc. 3 Center Square Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-9475

East Meets West Emporium 29 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-3518

Family Adventures. Country Fun. Å Corn Maze & Hayrides

Å Pumpkins & Mums

Å Petting Zoo

Å Delicious Ice Cream

Å Corn Cannon

Å Flashlight Nights

Groups & Parties Å Groups & Buses Å Youth Groups & Welcome Scouts Å Birthday Party Packages Å Field Trips & Tours

Franklin Clothing 5121 Innovation Way Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-4302

Frontier Western Wear 77 Path Valley Road Ft. Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-3414

Here’s Looking at You, LLC 123 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-8529

Visit Our Website for Fall Events 7678 Oellig Road • Mercersburg, PA 17236

717-328-3617 •

Inner Beauty 38 West Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-643-0035

Lyons and Company 83 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201


Maurices 3055 Black Gap Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-6525

Pachallina 13 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-491-0036

Peebles Department Store 1525 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-4799

CONSIGNMENT & STORES 2nd Hand Sally’s Couture Consignment Boutique 1055 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7272

Act II Consignment Shop 5248 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-375-4884

Better Days Animal Shelter Thrift Store 875 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202

Chambersburg Animal Shelter Thrift Store 66 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-1996

The Dressing Room 3 South Main Street Mercersburg. PA 17236 717-498-0162

106 South Antrim Way Greencastle. PA 17225


New Life Thrift Shop 1320 Lincoln Way East, Suite 20 Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-496-8841

Shippensburg Animal Shelter Thrift Store 1 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-8025

Upscale Consignment Shop 24 West Franklin Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-593-9777

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Why Buy New 925 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-504-8089

FABRIC Esh’s Fabric Store 16285 Cumberland Highway Newburg, PA 17240 717-530-5305

Rachel’s Country Store 6352 McClays Mill Road Newburg, PA 17240


FARMS & ORCHARDS FOR MORE FARMS & PRODUCE LISTINGS, SEE PAGES 40-41. Andrew’s Farm Market 9523 Lincoln Way West St. Thomas, PA 17252 717-369-0055

Lady Moon Farms 1795 Criders Church Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-369-5636

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Mt. Rock Orchards 328 Mt. Rock Road Shippensburg, PA 17257

3217 State Line Road Waynesboro, PA 17268



Toigo’s Orchards 750 South Mountain Estates Road Shippensburg, PA 17257

Willowtree Gifts & Flowers Boutique 11 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-1433


FLORISTS & GREENHOUSES All Occasion Florist, LLC 2091 Edgewood Road

Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-9224

Baer’s Garden Center & Greenhouse 484 Roxbury Road Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-530-1030

Eichholz Flowers 133 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-7131

Everlasting Love 1137 South 4th Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-5009

Fisher’s Florist & Greenhouse 700 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-5150

Flower Basket & Gift Box 218 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-2247


Lurgan Greenhouse 8126 Oakdale Road Orrstown, PA 17244 Philips Flower & Gift Shop 112 Oregon Street Mercersburg, PA 17236


Are you a Peggy? Suzanne? Olivia or Kylie? Come find the fit that is right for you.


Plasterer’s Florist and Greenhouses 990 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6188

Snavely’s Garden Corner, Inc. 2106 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-352-2224

123 South Main Street | Chambersburg, PA 17201 | 717-263-8529 •

Violets & More

PLEASE SEE PAGE 57 FOR ANTIQUES; SOME VENDORS ALSO SELL GIFTS Bobbi’s Gifts 11A West Seminary Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-977-0823

Burdette Ironworks 5045 Steele Ave Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-816-9462

Church Hill Primitives 6078 Steele Avenue Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-3545

Craig’s Creations 309 Woodvale Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-9775

From The Heart Gifts 11143 Burkett Road Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-1179

Gardens by Grace 33 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-3177




The Gift Enclosure 78 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1695

Gypsie 21 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0203

Hip Gypsy Emporium 2168 Mont Alto Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-860-1324

Lotus Moon Gallery & Emporium 27 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0797

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Moore Country 1400 Buchanan Trail West Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-8000

Ole Crow Primitives & Candle Company 2305 Black Gap Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-267-3522

The Wildflower Marketplace Vintage & Upcycled Décor 11729 Anthony Highway Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-404-9602 TheWildflowerMarketplace

186 Path Valley Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-2970

JEWELRY Belle Jewelers Diamond Center 960 Norland Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-9516

Gartenberg Jewelry 133 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6700

KFB Jewelers 31 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-8634

HARDWARE Beck & Benedict Hardware 118 Walnut Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-4711

Pague & Fegan Home & Hardware 35 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-6511

HEALTH Alternative Choices 32 North Allison Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-1228

HUNTING & OUTDOOR Bonnie’s Guns 450 South 3rd Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4867

Keystone Country Store

Ludwigs Jewelers, Inc. 121 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7693

R E Jewelers Watch & Clock Repair 166 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-3320

Snider’s Jewelers 339 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-2005

The Jewelry Shop 18 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-7993

PHOTOGRAPHY & SUPPLIES LA Cameras 1019 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0043

TWIN BRIDGE MEADOW FAMILY CAMPGROUND TENT, RV & TRAILER CAMPING Chambersburg, PA Hay Rides • Mini-Golf Creek for Fishing & Wading Recreation & Play Areas 717.369.2216

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147 North Antrim Way Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-1374

PIPES & CIGARS Boswell’s Pipe and Tobacco 586 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1711

Union Cigar Club 490 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-339-0009

Christie’s House of Pipes and Cigars 56 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-8129

Blue Mountain Sports Apparel 763 South Second Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-4124

Keystone Country Store 186 Path Valley Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-2970

WOODWORKING & FURNITURE Esh’s Storage Barns 10016 Otterbein Church Road Newburg, PA 17240 717-423-6129


Eagle Evergreens 20043 Hammond Road, PO Box 46 Spring Run, PA 17262

Blue Heron 407 South Washngton Street Greencastle, PA 17225

Heckman Tree Farm 7279 Smith Road Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202 717-264-8407

SPECIALTY FOODS & BEVERAGES Greencastle Coffee Roasters

42 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225


Pappy Jay’s Bar-B-Q Sauces 3725 Stump Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-1982

The Butcher Shoppe 410 Stouffer Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-1918


3055 Black Gap Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-5797

Mercersburg Inn 405 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5231

Montessori of Chambersburg 875 Ragged Edge Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-261-1110

Norlo Park Community Center 3050 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-7011

The Orchards 1580 Orchard Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4711




Penn National/Trellis Terrace 3720 Clubhouse Drive Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-3046


Capital Retreat Center

12750 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268

Premier Events

429 East Orange Street Shippensburg, PA 17257


Renfrew Museum & Park 1010 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-4723

Rhodes Grove Camp 7693 Browns Mill Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Whitetail Resort 13805 Blairs Valley Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-9400

Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4141

Winebrenner Scotland Campus Conference Center 3598 Scotland Road Scotland, PA 17254 717-552-2220


Capitol Theatre Center 159 South Main Street, Suite A Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0202

Conference Center at Shippensburg University 500 Newburg Road Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-1123 ext. 3243

Fabio’s Events & Catering 6210 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-7433

Green Grove Gardens 1032 Buchanan Trail East Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-0800

H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center 475 Lancaster Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-7469

SPORTS & OUTDOORS The Athlete’s Edge

Main Street Deli 33 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

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ATTIRE & ALTERATIONS Elegant Alterations 23 N. Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-3744

J & B Bridals & Formals 136 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0138

Lyons and Company 83 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9254

CAKES & CATERING A Matter of Taste 2134 Woodstock Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-262-2128

Fabio’s Events & Catering 6210 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-7433

Kathy’s Deli & Catering 891 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257


Main Street Deli 33 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-2501

The Perfect Cake 2810 Lawyers Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-9517 ThePerfectCake.CLepo

Rachel’s Home Style Meals & Catering 6352 McClays Mill Road Newburg, PA 17240 717-530-9452

Clark Photography 11737 Country Club Road Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-1092

Aesthetic Life Studio

12420 Old Pen Mar Road Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-7201 www.alifestudio.net17-765-1092

A Little Contrast Photography 17 North Earl Street Shippensburg, PA 17257


J. Bryant Photography Designs 1560 Buttercup Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-809-3817



Shatzer’s Photo Studio 213 N 2nd Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-4758

Keystone Classic Carriage 13752 Shimpstown Road Mercersburg, PA 17236


Please see other sections of the directory for other wedding needs. Candy on page 59, Florists on page 61,Gifts on page 61,Restaurants on page 65-71, and Wineries & Breweries on pages 64-65.

WINERIES & BREWERIES Adams County Winery 251 Peach Tree Road Orrtanna, PA 17353

Martha Buchanan Design 1560 Buttercup Drive Chambersburg, PA 17202


Phantom Shadow Entertainment 25 South Queen Street Shippensburg, PA 17257

Garman Photography 437 Lea Road Chambersburg, PA 17202




Good-Ta-Go 1640 Orchard Drive, Unit 1 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-446-0138

Hauser Estate Winery 410 Cashtown Road Biglerville, PA 17307 717-334-4888

Michael & Sarah Donahoe 9703 Blue Spring Road Mercersburg PA 17236

EXPERIENCE IT FOR YOURSELF… At Long Acres Alpaca Farm, you can explore over 100 alpacas on our beautiful 130-acres farm in south central Pennsylvania with educational tours, workshops, and more!


GET AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND…STAY AT THE GUEST HOUSE Located on our farm and just minutes from downtown Mercersburg, book a stay at our Guest House to enjoy sitting around the fire pit or grilling dinner on the patio!

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Our retail shoppe offers an amazing selection of upscale natural, organic and eco-friendly clothing, such as wool, pima cotton, linen, bamboo and silk… and, of course, alpaca!

Jan Zell Wines 251 Grant Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-553-9756


Reid’s Orchard & Winery 2135 Buchanan Valley Road Orrtanna, PA 17353 717-677-7047

Roy Pitz Brewing Company 140 North Third Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-496-8753

Tuscarora Mountain Winery

25 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-9463




One Bean Espresso Bar 32 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257

Knob Hall Winery 14108 St. Paul Road Clearspring, MD 21722 301-842-2777

Waynesboro, PA 17268

Lady Mary’s Royal Tea 30 West Baltimore Street Greencastle PA 17257


Big Oak Café 410 Stouffer Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-2446

C&C Coffee 15 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0111

Hot Java 1055 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7272

Kristanny Tea & Brewology Coffee Shop 3583 Scotland Road Scotland PA 17254 717-830-6441

Starbucks 920 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-1272

Tea & Such 42 South Main Street Chambersburg, Pa 17201 717-263-8327

TranquiliTea 117 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

The Gettysburg Wine & Fruit Trail is...


The Write Cup 27 Center Square Greencastle, PA 17225

• Wineries •Distilleries • Cideries • Breweries • Restaurants • Historic Inns • B&B’s

For more information, visit:


The Igloo 2395 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0566

Kenny’s Drive-In & Ice Cream Shoppe 2342 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

Magic Ice Cream 1495 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-372-8689


ICE CREAM Antietam Dairy 834 South Church Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

The Meadows Original Frozen Custard 1643 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-5991

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream 500 Gateway Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-1484

C R Bucks 2830 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-6050

Dairy Queen 1951 East Main Street

The Ice Cream Station 102 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201



Where History and the Here & Now Meet!

Hoover’s Grill & Ice Cream 2019 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202

Milky Way Drive-In Restaurant 99 Path Valley Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-3070

Sweet Frog 1752 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-552-2920

Trickling Springs Creamery 2330 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-709-0711

717-446-0138 Wednesday Night Beer Tastings

Friday Night Live Music

1640 Orchard Drive | Unit #1 | Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Twin Kiss Drive-In 7321 Anthony Highway Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-749-5144

Windy Knoll Creamery 2685 Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-2900

LOCAL FLAVOR 30 West Family Restaurant 1021 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-9721

AJ’s Deli 811 Wayne Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-3252

Aki Steakhouse and Sushi Bar 424 Gateway Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9393

B Street 104 104 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17257 (opening July 2016) 240-707-6996

Before & After Café 334 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-8088

Benny’s Italian Restaurant 1910 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 (717) 263-0422

Bistro 71 71 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0007

Blondie’s 11737 Old Route 16 Rouzerville, PA 17250 717-762-9030

Brothers Pizza 3055 Black Gap Road – Chambersburg Mall Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-3696

Brothers Pizza 1643 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-4567

Brothers Pizza 50 Pine Drive Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-5322

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Brothers Pizza 18 Shippensburg Shopping Center Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-530-1732

Brothers Pizza 11882 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-8808

Byron’s Dining 405 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5231 htm

C R Bucks 2830 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-6050

Cafe D’Italia 9 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-4364

Capital Restaurant 412 North 2nd Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-3751

Chambersburg Family Diner

1110 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-446-0275

Chapin Grays Grill 15083 Summit Plaza Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 717-794-0040

Don Checko’s Restaurant 46 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1717

Christine’s Café 81 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-749-0047

Ciao Bella 6418 Chambersburg Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-3998

CJ’s American Pub & Grill 487 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-5612

CJ’s BBQ Smokehouse 975 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-261-4760

Copper Kettle

1049 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-3109

The Cottage Pub & Restaurant

572 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201


The Dawg House Bar & Grill 6640 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-0914

Diffy’s Family Restaurant 7900 Molly Pitcher Highway North Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-2718

D’Lish Bakery 17 Shippensburg Shopping Center Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-2299

Dilly’s 642 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-8986

EJ’s Grill 346 Lincoln Way East

Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-1137

El Gallo 145 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-3336

El Sombrero 25 West Franklin Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-643-1296

Flamingo Restaurant 5600 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-8755

Flannery’s Tavern on the Square 5 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5011

Foot of the Mountain Restaurant 14191 Buchanan Trail West Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-2960

Giamcomo’s Italian Restaurant 107 Mont Alto Road Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-0199

“Since 1933, serving the Best Wings, Ribs, and Seafood-Come Hungry” 572 Wayne Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201 (717) 264-8543 •

1710 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17202 Next to Walmart


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Goody-Ta-Go 1640 Orchard Drive. #1 Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-446-0318

Goody’s Restaurant 701 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-5049

Hartle’s Subs 11337 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-387-5014

Grill Kabab 1495 Lincoln Way Unit 109b Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-504-4103

Greenvillage Drive-In Family Restaurant 5440 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-5774

Gus & Ted’s Tavern 26 South Potomac Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-9918

Hat’s Heroes 538 Stanley Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 Fayetteville, PA 17222 Hickory Ridge Restaurant 3875 Philadelphia Ave Chambersburg, PA 17202 …………………………………………………

Highline Restaurant and Railway Lounge 101 W Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17257 717-593-0550

Hoover’s Grill & Ice Cream 2019 Lincoln Way East

Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-264-2563

India Cafe 815 Wayne Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-2660

Il Castello Ristorante & Pizzeria 15731 Pennsylvania Avenue State Line, PA 17263 717-597-1819

Italian Village Restaurant 5267 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17202

Open Mon.-Fri. 8:00-6:00 & Saturday 8:00-4:00


James Buchanan Hotel, Pub & Restaurant 15 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-0011

John Allison Public House 155 S. Antrim Way Greencastle, PA 17225 717-643-0218

Johnnie’s Family Restaurant 679 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-2334

Kathy’s Deli 891 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-477-8300

Kenzo Japanese & Asian Fusion 1495 Lincoln Way East – Suite 108 Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-0076

Keystone Family Restaurant 10530 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268

Northwood Books over 9 miles of rare, used and new books 59 North Main St. | Chambersburg, PA 717-267-0606

• Made-to-Order hoagies and sandwiches on white or HOMEMADE whole-wheat bread! • Toastie sandwiches made on HOMEMADE white bread. Each one is toasted to perfection! • OVER 15 varieties of homemade cookies, whoopie pies and bread! • Homemade HAND-ROLLED soft pretzels! • BEAUTIFUL hanging baskets and large variety of seasonal flowers including annuals, mums, perennials and poinsettias! • Over 1,700 food items and ingredients for SPECIALTY cooking and baking needs including gluten-free, organic and more! • Trickling Springs Creamery soft serve ice cream! • QUALITY in-season produce!

Conveniently located RIGHT off I-81 exit 10 in Marion. Stop by today!!

• New & Used Books • Antiques • Fine Bindings

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5039 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202

717-749-7021 www.keystonefamilyrestaurants. com

Knute’s Pub & Grill 15 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-532-3876

Korean Bulgogi House 408 West Loudon Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0419

Lakeview Restaurant & Lounge 10738 Path Valley Road Fannettsburg, PA 17221 717-349-2361

Las Palmeras 209 Southgate Mall Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-446-0857

Little Dipper 3433 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-3133

Main Street Diner 91 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-749-7000

Main Street Deli 33 North Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-2501

Mama’s Pizza 347 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-496-0395

Maria & Sal’s Pizzaria 4550 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-3071

Mario’s Italian Restaurant 831 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9397

Mercersburg Mansion House 2 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-498-0011

Mikie’s Ice Cream & Green Cow Gift Shop 179 South Antrim Way Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-4011

Milano Pizzeria & Ristorante 5201 Coffey Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-7000 milanochambersburg

Milky Way Drive-In Restaurant 99 Path Valley Road Fort Loudon, PA 17224 717-369-3070

Mim’s Mighty Meaty Hoagies 423 West Main Street Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-3935

Molly’s Restaurant & Carry Out 109 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201


118 Walnut Street Waynesboro, PA 17268


Mountain Shadows Diner 14954 Buchanan Trail East Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 717-749-2705

Mrs. Gibble’s Restaurant 7325 Molly Pitcher Highway Greencastle, PA 17225 717-375-4522


Momma B’s 875 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202

New Oak Forest Restaurant 6097 Lincoln Way West Saint Thomas, PA 717-369-4340


Monterey Pass Pub and Eatery 11737 Old Route 16 Rouzerville, PA 17250

New Texas Lunch Family Restaurant 108 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4439


Montezuma Mexican Restaurant 1495 Lincoln Way East #103 Chambersburg, PA 17201 820 Wayne Avenue

Chambersburg, PA 17201


Norland Grille 883 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-446-0357

Norland Pub 454 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

Craig Victorian Bed & Breakfast

765 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201

877-236-3399 | 717-263-3371

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The Orchards 1580 Orchard Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4711

The Parlor House 724 South Potomac Street Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-762-5415

Pat & Carla’s Italian Eatery 600 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-6353

Pat & Carla’s Italian Eatery 3218 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-261-9917

Pat & Carla’s Italian Eatery III 920 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-1119

Path Valley Family Restaurant 16350 Path Valley Rd. Spring Run, PA 17262 717-349-2900

Penn National Founders Grille 3720 Clubhouse Drive

Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2509

Pure and Simple Cafe 164 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-593-4676é

Rachel’s Home Style Meals & Catering

(call for reservations)

891 McClays Mill Road Newburg, PA 17250 717-530-9452

Red Run Grill 11277 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-765-0200

Relax Lounge at The Orchards 1580 Orchard Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4711

Rolling Mill Restaurant 11657 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-749-5835

Fairfield, PA 17320

Roy Pitz Brewing Company & Beer Stube 140 North Thirds Street Chambersburg, PA 17201


The doh-nuh t Company 108 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201



Romeo’s Pizza Shop 66 Church Street Mercersburg, PA 17236

Tony’s New York Pizza & Italian Restaurant 42 South Antrim Way Greencastle, PA 17225

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Rue’s Food & Spirits 115 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236

Travel America Country Pride Restaurant 10835 John Wayne Drive Greencastle, PA 17225


Select Family Restaurant 2 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257



University Grille 32 East King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257

Stoner’s Restaurant 615 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201



The Velvet Cafe 145 West Third Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Sunnyway Diner 140 North Antrim Way Greencastle, PA 17225



Vinnie’s Pizza 5210 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202

Taverna 5450 5450 Fairfield Road


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Webbs Sports Bar 114 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-414-7637

REGIONAL & NATIONAL CHAINS Applebee’s 1050 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-4040

12825 Township Highway 393 Waynesboro, PA 17268


Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar 105 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-221-9464

Bonanza 850 Chambersburg Mall Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-8943

Chipotle Mexican Grill 975 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-2287

Denny’s Restaurant 1071 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9870

Fuddrucker’s 442 Gateway Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9011

Hoss’s Steak and Sea House 20 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0264

Longhorn Steak House

980 Norland Avenue

Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-9701


1520 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-4601

2891 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201



1730 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201



10830 John Wayne Drive Greencastle, PA 17225

721 Buchanan Trail East Greencastle, PA 17225


11904 Buchanan Trail West Mercersburg, PA 17236


100 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257


608 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

11924 Buchanan Trail West Mercersburg, PA 17236




TGI Fridays

935 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-6008

Red Robin


Fox’s Jus-Em-Tyme B & B 11883 Mercersburg Road Greencastle, PA 17225


Heartstreams B&B 11084 Fort Loudon Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-3447

983 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-262-1062

Red Lobster

Craig Victorian Bed ‘N Breakfast 756 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201


255 Walker Road Chambersburg, PA 17201

Panera Bread



Texas Roadhouse


979 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

Burgundy Lane Bed & Breakfast 128 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268


Olive Garden

990 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201




302 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Blue Window Bed & Breakfast 155 South Washington Street Greencastle, PA 17225


I 81 & PA Route 997 – Chambersburg Mall Chambersburg, PA 17201

3347 Black Gap Road Chambersburg, PA 17201


965 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

The Inn at Birches Garden 7982 Kuhn Road Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3500

The Inn at Ragged Edge 1090 Ragged Edge Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

921 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201



Lillie’s Garden B & B 65 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

Ruby Tuesdays

1121 Lincoln Hwy, Chambersburg, PA 17201




Sonic Drive-In

861 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-496-8455

The 657 House Bed & Breakfast 657 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

Long Acres Guest House 9703 Blue Spring Road Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-382-8137

Hours: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11-5

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121 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 P: 717-264-7693 • Hours: Mon.-Thurs. & Sat. 10am - 5pm, Fri. 10am - 8PM

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Monte Vista Bed & Breakfast 14795 Charmain Road Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 717-794-2962

Summit Springs Inn 15431 Summit Farm Drive Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 717-794-5121

Mercersburg Inn 405 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-5231

Parnell Springs Retreat 2997 McDowell Rd. St. Thomas, PA 17252 717-729-2350

White Hall Manor Bed & Breakfast 501 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-643-0673

Mercersburg, PA 17236 717.328.9400

Capital Camps 12750 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 717-794-2177

Cove Valley Youth Camp 5357 Little Cove Road Mercersburg, PA 17236

Twin Bridge Meadow Family Campground 1345 Twin Bridge Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Longview Campground 7570 Robinson Road Mercersburg, PA 17236



Budget Inn 2347 Molly Pitcher Highway Chambersburg, PA 17202

Rhodes Grove Camp 7693 Browns Mill Road Greencastle, PA 17202


Roxbury Holiness Camp 13763 Cumberland Highway Orrstown, PA 17244 717-375-4162

Saunderosa Park, Inc. 5909 Little Cove Road Mercersburg, PA 17236

Clarion Inn 1123 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-9191

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites 12695 Washington Township Blvd. Waynesboro, PA 17268

Best Western of Chambersburg 211 Walker Road Chambersburg, PA 17201


Castle Green Motor Inn & Restaurant 671 East Baltimore Street Greencastle, PA 17225 717-597-3136



CAMPS & CAMPGROUNDS Adventure Camp for Kids at Whitetail Resort 13805 Blairs Valley Road


Candlewood Suites 231 Walker Road Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Comfort Inn 3301 Black Gap Road Chambersburg, PA 17202 717-263-6655

50 Pine Drive Greencastle, PA 17225



Carson’s Motel 414 West Loudon Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Country Inn & Suites 399 Bedington Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-261-0900


Days Inn 30 Falling Spring Road



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Reid’s Winery Cider House Café 400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg 717-334-7537

Reid’s Home Winery 2135 Buchanan Valley Rd Orrtanna 717-677-7047

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Open Year Round Music Friday & Saturday evenings

Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-1288

239 West Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268

Lakeview Motel 10738 Path Valley Road Fannettsburg, PA 17221 717-349-2361


Hampton Inn 955 Lesher Road Chambersburg, PA 17202

Marriott Fairfield Inn 1122 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-1200


Holiday Inn Express 1097 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201


The Mercersburg Mansion Hotel 2 South Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-498-0011


Penn National Inn 3809 Anthony Highway Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2400

James Buchanan Hotel 15 North Main Street Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-0011

Quality Inn and Suites 1095 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-3400

Kenmar Motel 17788 Cumberland Highway Newburg, PA 17240 717-423-5915

La Quinta Inn & Suites 199 Walker Road Chambersburg, PA 17201

Red Carpet Inn 1175 Wayne Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-2323


Red Roof Inn 1110 Sheller Avenue


I 81 Exit 14

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US Inn 2375 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-267-2193 index2.html

Rite Spot Motel 5651 Lincoln Way East Fayetteville, PA 17222 717-352-2144

Sleep Inn & Suites 1435 Doron Drive Chambersburg, PA 17202

Whitetail Mountainside Villages 14201 Barberry Circle Mercersburg, PA 17268 717-328-5550


Super 8 3648 Old Scotland Road Chambersburg, PA 17201

Willow Hill Motel 12537 Path Valley Road Willow Hill, PA 17271 717-349-9916

Inside Out 1055 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-7272

735 Buchanan Trail East Greencastle, PA 17225


Travel Inn 4840 Lincoln Way West St. Thomas, PA 17252 717-369-3128

Travelodge 565 Lincoln Way East Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4187

Buchanan Automotive 11194 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268 877-595-2495

Cottages of Shippensburg 300 Dwelling Court Shippensburg, PA 17257 717-530-1573

F&M Trust 20 South Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-6116


Summit Health 112 North Seventh Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Jennings Chevrolet Buick GMC 916 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-301-4008

Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe 1000 Potato Roll Lane Chambersburg, PA 17201


Sunnyhill Properties 550 Cleveland Avenue Chambersburg PA 17201 717-264-4312

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Penn National Community 3720 Clubhouse Drive Fayetteville, PA 17222

Menno Haven 2011 Scotland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201

The Tower at Falling Spring 200 N Main Street Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-263-0119

717- 262-8545

Mercersburg Academy 300 East Seminary Street Mercersburg, PA 17236

Washington County Fine Arts Museum 40l Museum Drive Hagerstown, MD 21740 301-739-5727

717- 328-2151

Noelker & Hull Associates, Inc. 30 West King Street Chambersburg, PA 17201

Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4141


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Open 9am - 9pm daily. No appointment necessary!

CHAMBERSBURG 1000 Norland Ave (717) 267-MEND

SHIPPENSBURG 46 Walnut Bottom Rd (717) 477-2764

Feeling Bad? Sinus infections, ear aches, flu or cold symptoms, and more. Stop in and see us today. No appointment necessary.

GIANT, 993 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg (717) 264-FAST Monday - Friday 9 am - 7 pm Weekends & Holidays 9 am - 5 pm (closed New Year’s Day, Easter & Christmas)

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Close to so much • Gettysburg 25 miles/30 minutes

• Carlisle


Shippensburg 997

30 miles/35 minutes

• Harrisburg 55 miles/1 hour

• Hershey


65 miles/1 hour

• Washington, D.C. 95 miles/1.5 hours

• Baltimore

100 miles/1.5 hours

Mercersburg Greencastle Waynesboro

• Philadelphia 150 miles/3 hours

• Pittsburgh > ready > set

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