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 contact us at 717-233-3462, email office@dauphincountyhistory.org, or visit our blog HSDCHappenings.blogspot.com. &n...

Latest Event

Colonial Tavern Night with John Harris, Jr.
1 Oct

Colonial Tavern Night with John Harris, Jr.

Colonial Tavern Night with John Harris, Jr. Saturday October 1 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. On Saturday, ...
Bob Davies: A Basketball Legend
26 Sep

Bob Davies: A Basketball Legend

"BOB DAVIES: A BASKETBALL LEGEND"  Monday, September 26 6:00 p.m. Author Barry Martin will sp...
Museum Day Live!
24 Sep

Museum Day Live!

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE'S "MUSEUM DAY LIVE!" Saturday, September 24   Free guided tours will be a...
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