Porch talks at historic train stations
The Friends of the Heritage Rail Trail Corridor will present "Porch Talks" this summer at the Hanover Junction Train Station, 2433 Seven Valleys Road, Seven Valleys, and New Freedom Train Station, 117 Front St., New Freedom.
These talks are informal programs that provide glimpses into the past and future. Talks start at 7 p.m. on selected Wednesdays and last approximately 30 minutes. The programs will be held rain or shine. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. The museum at each train station will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. on the program evenings.
Date Location Topic and Presenter(s)
June 14 Hanover Junction "Women of the Civil War" presented by Ray Kinard,
Friends of the Heritage Rail Trail Corridor board member
June 28 Hanover Junction "The Invasion of Hanover Junction" presented by local
Civil War expert Scott Mingus.
July 12 New Freedom "19th Railroad Cars Constructed in York County"
Presented by York Daily Record blogger and local
Historian Steven Smith
July 26 New Freedom "Hobo Symbols" presented by the Friends of the
Heritage Rail Trail Corridor
The programs are free with no registration required. For more information, call the York County Parks at 717-840-7440. For this and other programs, go to yorkcountyparks.org.