Please review all information as this page was updated 7/19/14.
*Saturday, August 9: An educational local history tour that spans 40 miles. Learn an important part of our area’s rich history on the Origins of the Underground Railroad in Lancaster and York Counties Tour with Interpretive Guide, Randolph Harris, including costumed re-enactors and a catered group luncheon.
$75.00 per person due now, seats are still available, please call today!
[PLEASE NOTE: This tour is also scheduled for Sunday, September 14th with $75.00 due by August 10th.]
Enjoy the video titled ‘Footsteps of History-Columbia’s role in the Underground Railroad’: http://columbiahistory.net/history-2/underground-railroad/
*Sunday, August 24: Brooklyn, NY for the 38th Annual Brighton Jubilee Festival and free time to do-as-you-please in the area and on the beach and historic boardwalk of Coney Island — home of the original Nathan’s famous hotdogs.
$60.00 per person due by July 20th.
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*Sunday, August 31: Alexandria, VA to enjoy the “Signature Event” Celebration featuring exhibits, food vendors, and waterfront activities plus a rematch between Alexandria residents and the British Embassy, which commemorates the Bicentennial of Alexandria’s involvement in the War of 1812, and free time to enjoy extraordinary Alexandria’s quaint and historic waterfront town.
$50.00 per person due by July 27th.
*Saturday, September 20th: New Hope, PA for a scenic train ride and free time to shop and explore, Scarecrow Festival at Peddler’s Village, and The Shoppes of Premise Maid (a GREAT chocolatier, bakery, and ice creamery).
$75.00 per person due by August 17th.
*Sunday, September 28th: Washington, D.C. and Arlington, VA for the World War II and Korean War Veterans Memorials, the Pentagon 911 Memorial, and a guided group tour of Arlington National Cemetery, which is commemorating its 150th Anniversary this year.
$65.00 per person due by August 24th.
Sunday, October 12th: Arendtsville, PA for the 50th Annual National Apple Harvest Festival, Gettysburg National Military Park, and free time in downtown historic Gettysburg, PA.
$50.00 per person due by September 7th.
December: Lastly, an overnight trip is being planned again this year for the Grand Illumination Celebration in Williamsburg, VA on Sunday, December 7th and Monday, December 8th. In addition to that, you’ll have free time in Colonial Williamsburg and we’ll be doing sightseeing in historic towns beginning to celebrate Christmas along the drive. Please let me know right away if you’re interested and would like additional information about this trip.
All trips will depart from Columbia, PA, and you will have plenty of free time for sightseeing and meals on your own. Please call Tiffani at (717) 799-6093 to get detailed information and make reservations early. Just a reminder: we will need to have at least 30 reservations 30 days prior to each trip to be able to keep it. Consequently, if you are interested in a particular trip, please book early.