Welcome!

Welcome to the new online home of The Historical Society of Dauphin County and the John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion. The Historical Society of Dauphin County (HSDC) was founded in 1869 and has been headquartered at the Harris-Cameron Mansion, a National Historic Landmark, since 1941. The mission of the HSDC is to collect, preserve, exhibit, publish, and promote interest in the history of Dauphin County for the education, enjoyment, and benefit of the public. For more information on upcoming programs and events, please visit our blog HSDCHappenings.blogspot.com.

Latest Event

Founders’ Day Festival
25 Jun

Founders’ Day Festival

In celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Harris-Cameron Mansion, the Historical Society of Dau...
First Pennsylvanians by archaeologist and author Kurt Carr
12 Jun

First Pennsylvanians by archaeologist and author Kurt Carr

Kurt Carr, Senior Curator of Archaeology at the State Museum of Pennsylvania and author of "First Pe...
Tea and Conversation
7 May

Tea and Conversation

TEA AND CONVERSATION SET FOR MAY 7 Join your neighbors and friends for a Victorian tea on Saturday ...
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