Newsletter Archives

The Winters Heritage House Museum Newsletter goes out to our members on a quarterly basis. The newsletter includes our event calendar, historic stories of interest, museum news, and, of course, an historic advice column.  Please feel free to browse our past issues.

2017

12-2017 Newsletter A Day in the life of Dear Elizabeth, Elizabethtown Photo Exhibit, New Staff; Maryann Swartz, We are Elizabethtown History

9-2017 Newsletter How Elizabethtown came to be, 1877 Diary of house constructed at 33 E High, Craft Show details

6-2017 Newsletter Shampoo History, George Bogg’s E-town memory of 1858, New roof photos, Quilt show wrap up, Bear Creek Colonial Day

3-2017 Newsletter  Bathing History, Trolleys between E-town and Hershey, Ambassador Craig Letter to Rex Tillerson, Lucky Duck History, Quilt Raffle Winner

2016

12-2016 Newsletter  Historic winters of Elizabethtown, Quilt raffle update, Underwear History, Winter Classes

9-2016 Newsletter  Remembrance of war heroes, Buch Manufacturing, Museum projects & store updates.

6-2016 Newsletter  Beep and Huddy, Elizabethtown’s Canal Boat Conundrum, Some Gave All, Memorial Day Parade

3-2016 Newsletter Eagle Scout Project, Mutt the Policeman, New Museum Class Structure

2015

12-2015 Newsletter  Elizabethtown Square fire (1892), Elizabethtown College interns

9-2015 Newsletter  Star Barn moves to Elizabethtown, Kobel Grave at Conoy Crossing (update), Native American Artifacts display

6-2015 Newsletter Fourth of July Parades 100 years ago, Mary Karnes Retires, Seibert Library 248 surnames, Elizabethtown College intern projects

3-2015 Newsletter Remembering Etown heroes Robert Reem and William Port, Haldeman Mansion,1833 Meteor Shower,

2014

12-2014 Newsletter  Elizabethtown High School Bear Mascot history, Kobel Grave and others at Conoy Crossing (Part III),   Chocolate fun facts

9-2014 Newsletter  Old Photos of Elizabethown, new museum logo, Elizabethtown Railroad Photo Exhibit, Kobel grave and others at Conoy Crossing (Part II)

6-2014 Newsletter  Harvey Eshelman’s Blimp on Display at Media WWII Museum, Kobel grave and others found at Conoy Crossing (Part I), Aberdeen Mills

3-2014 Newsletter Simon Bishop Studios, Jamie Rowley Roast, Harvey Reem RR Tunnel Construction Story (1932)

2013

12-2013 Newsletter  Colonial Christmas history, PA Christmas Dutch Traditions, Conoy Creek bridge on West High St., (Alethia White),

9-2013 Newsletter Original town plan by Barnabas Hughes,  Dottie Leban remembered, Elizabethtown 100 Years Ago Photo Exhibit

6-2013 Newsletter Esther Winters and Pharmacy Display, College intern Sarah Thomas, Don Brown Postcard collection

3-2013 Newsletter  Civil War Romance Quilt (Mary Amies letters), Philadelphia Train Trip Planned