Parks & Recreation

Hanover Junction Museum

                      

HANOVER JUNCTION RAILROAD STATION

 

Built in 1851-1852 by the Hanover Branch Railroad.  The Northern Central Railroad leased a ticket office in the station. 

During the Civil War, the station was raided by Confederate Colonel E.V. White and the 35th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry on June 27, 1863, several days before the Battle of Gettysburg. The telegraph wires were cut and railroad   bridges over the Codorus Creek were burned. The railroad station was left intact.  

President Abraham Lincoln visited the station on November 18 and 19, 1863, on his was to Gettysburg to give the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers Cemetery. On April 21,1865, President Lincoln’s funeral train passed through Hanover Junction. A project to restore the station to its 1863 appearance was completed in 2001.

 

2014 DATES AND TIMES MUSEUM OPEN TO PUBLIC

Heritage Junction Museum

Heritage Junction Museum

Heritage Junction Museum

DateDay:Time
May 3, 10, 17, 24 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 31 (Memorial Day) Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
     
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 30 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
*June 11, 23 Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
     
July 5, 12, 29, 26 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
July 6, 13, 20, 27 Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
   
     
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
     
September 6, 13, 20, 27 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
September 7, 14, 21, 28 Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
September 1 (Labor Day) Monday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
     
October 4, 11, 18, 25 Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 


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