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.

Latest Event

African American History Presentation
11 Sep

African American History Presentation

There will be a presentation on the Underground Railroad, slavery and Harrisburg's African American ...
Gallery Walk
11 Sep

Gallery Walk

The Harris-Cameron Mansion will be one of eighteen stops on the Art Association of Harrisburg's an...
Hooked on Rugs
14 Aug

Hooked on Rugs

"Loose Noodles," a local rug hooking group of more than 25 women, will present "Hooked on Rugs," an ...
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