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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.


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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CHPS Isaac’s Fundraiser

Print out the flyer, fill it out, take it to Isaac’s on Centerville Rd. between 5pm and 9pm on Nov.4, and 25% of the bill goes to CHiPS. Good for eat-in or take-out

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Updated Bus Trips Through December

Here is a list of the updated bus trips we are sponsoring through the end of 2014.

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Updated Fall and Winter Bus Trips

*Sunday, November 2:  Origins of the Underground Railroad in Lancaster and York Counties Tour with Historian and Interpretive Guide, Randolph Harris, a catered group luncheon, and costumed re-enactors.  $75.00 per person due by September 28th; *Sunday, November 9:  Escape for a … Continue reading

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1st Annual Albatwitch Festival

Albschedule The 1st Annual Albatwitch Festival will be held in Columbia on Saturday, September 27. Click on the link to see the day’s schedule.  Lots of Food and Music. Also Ghost Tours

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Caring for Heritage Event

The First Annual Caring for Heritage event for all non profits from Columbia, PA and surrounding areas to participate and support their heritage. From yard sale, antiques, bake sale and many other goodies will be available for sale at this event. … Continue reading

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