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Speaker Series

May 30, 2024

Darlene Colon and Trish Vandenbosch shared their knowledge of history and some really interesting artifacts that live at the Moores Library including a letter from Dickinson Gorsuch to the Pownalls.

April 25, 2024

Taylor Lamborn shared his family's wedding certificates with us and told us all about Quaker weddings.

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March 28, 2024

Harold Finigan told us about Martha Schofield....a nurse, educator, reformer, founder, fundraiser, civil rights & temperance advocate, feminist and suffragette

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February 29, 2024

Herb Fisher shared with us a history of the Trolley Line from Lancaster to Christiana

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January 25, 2024

Diane Dugan shared with us stories about Madame Loreta Janeta Valazquez who represented herself as a male confederate officer during the Civil War.

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November 30, 2023

Daniel Ness, the author of From Moonlight to Freedom, Underground shared some fascinating stories about

local properties and families that were instrumental to the Underground Railroad.

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October 26, 2023

Jim Groff gave an impressive presentation highlighting all of the unique and interesting features of the Brinton House. The house is an absolute historical gem and Jim pointed out all of the reasons that the house is worth preserving.

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July 27, 2023

Winona Quigley, Founder and CEO of Lancaster County based Green Matters Natural Dye Company, gave an informative and interesting presentation about natural dyes and the plants they come from.

June 29, 2023

Our own Taylor Lamborn spoke about his Christiana Resistance Signature Quilt and Quaker Wedding Quilt dated 1809.  Taylor brought both quilts for us to see the beautiful craftsmanship that went into making these amazing quilts.

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May 25, 2023

Mike Cassidy Master Gardener

19th Century Gardens II

What early American Cookbooks tell us about gardening

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April 27, 2023

Tin artist Karen Hurd shared her art, history of tin smiths and a wonderful sense of humor.

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March 30, 2023

Lecture: The Story of Lancaster County's Civil War Ladies Aid Societies
Presented by: Patriot Daughter's of Lancaster

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