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About Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Columbia Historic Preservation Society (CHiPS) 501c3 Organization 19-21 North Second Street, Columbia PA. The museum houses artifacts and publications and model train display.

Photos of the Lloyd Mifflin Exhibit

These 2 photos are an example of what the Lloyd Mifflin Exhibit has. It begins at CHPS Banner Hall, 21 N. 2nd St. on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 pm

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CHPS To Hold Annual Election Meeting

CHPS will hold the annual election meeting in Banner Hall, 21 N. 2nd St. on Sunday, April 19 at 1:00pm. 2014 Year End reports will also be given. Nominations and elections will be held for positions on the 2015 Board … Continue reading

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Lloyd Mifflin Exhibition in Banner Hall

Lloyd Mifflin was born on September 15, 1846, in Columbia, Pennsylvania. His father, John Huston Mifflin, was English, and his mother, Ann Bethel Heise, was from German descent. His mother died when he was very young. Thus, Lloyd Mifflin’s early … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

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Ed King Memorial Model Train Open House

Come and see not 1, but 2 model train displays. The Lower Susquehanna O-Scale Modular layout will be downstairs. The Columbia HO Model Railroad is upstairs. Santa pays a visit also. Bring the family for an afternoon of trains.

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UPDATE TO 2014 LECTURE SCHEDULE–UGRR WALKING TOUR ADDED

A walking tour of locations in Columbia that played a role in the Underground Railroad has been added to the lecture schedule. The tour will be held Sunday, Nov.2 at 1pm, leaving from Banner Hall, 21 N. 2nd St.

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CHPS Slates Lectures For Late October and November

Columbia Historic Preservation Society will be hosting the following lectures in Banner Hall at the museum. We’re located at 21 N. 2nd. St. in Columbia.

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