Earth Day in Cumberland County

In celebration of Earth Day, community members got out and cleaned stream beds, cemeteries, sides of highways, and planted trees. In South Middletown along the east branch headwaters of the Letort Spring Run, volunteers helped the Central Pennsylvania Conservancy plant over a hundred trees. A watercress farm occupied the location in 1891, and today visitors can … Continue reading Earth Day in Cumberland County

Oliver Pollock PHMC Marker Dedication

The J. Bell Tavern Association would like to invite you to the Oliver Pollock, Financer of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) Historical Marker Dedication on October 14, 2018, at 2 p.m. 6395 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg (former location of Gowns by Design). Pollock owned what was then a tavern in the late … Continue reading Oliver Pollock PHMC Marker Dedication

The Bosler Mill

In today's Sentinel, there is a piece called The Hidden Mill of Cumberland County. The mill dates back to the days before Cumberland became a county. Abraham Bosler purchased the mill in the 1850s. For anyone who has known me for a long period of time knows the extensive research I've done on the Bosler family from … Continue reading The Bosler Mill