We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to museum renovations and repairs, our museum exhibits will be closed the remainder of this week. Our museum gift shop and society offices will remain open. Please check back for announcements on re-opening.
After Christmas Sale!
All collectable landmark blocks will be HAlf-PRICE throught he end of February, excuding the Arena, Stadium, Fire House, Car Barn, and Hershey hospital. There is a limited supply so act fast.
Upcoming Event - March 21 & 22
Meet the Author featuring Col. (Ret.) Cole Kingseed
March 21 & 22, 2015
Another unique “Meet the Author” opportunity will be presented by the Historical Society in collaboration with the Hershey Public Library March 21-22, 2015. This program will feature Col. (Ret.) Cole Kingseed discussing his new book, Conversations with Maj. Dick Winters.
Upcoming Event - April 11
Windows to Our Past: Historic Postcards from Hershey, Hummelstown, Palmyra, and more
Saturday, April 11, 2015: 1pm to 4pm
Largest known collection of local interest post cards to be on display at the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society.
Downtown Hershey's Fine Arts & Crafts Show
Click the link below for more information as well as to view and download applications.
Coming in the Spring of 2015
New Book: H is for Hershey
Coming this Spring of 2015 the Historical Society will be releasing a brand new children's book H is for Hershey. Local author Heather Paterno developed the concept as a childrens ABC book featuring artistic renderings of local landmarks attributed to each letter of the alphabet. We encourage pre-rders since quantities may be limited.
Pacific Northwest & California
Date: September 22-29, 2015
With Collette Vacations! Show me the Collette Itinerary
$2799.00 Double Occ $3499.00 Single Occ
includes Round Trip Air from Harrisburg, Taxes, Fees, and Transfers
Seattle, Mount St. Helens, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Portland Spirit Cruise, Newport Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, Avenue of the Giants, and San Francisco!
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
In the Community Room at the Society
Registration by Friday, February 20 required for presentation!
This Month for Members Only
The Mission of the Hershey - Derry Township Historical Society is dedicated to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Be A Member
Thanks to your membership support, we provide superior research opportunities and open community access to Derry Township history from 1729 until today. Discover what is unique about our community! Connect to your roots through our genealogical records and library, take an exclusive tour of a local historic site or learn more about your historic home.