The Conococheague Institute

Museum .. Library .. Gardens .. Gift Shop



...Exploring the clash and integration of cultures on the Conococheague frontier...

Enjoy our site from dawn to dusk daily! We are located at 12995 Bain Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236. Business hours, including the research library and historic house tours, are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. The site is open year-round. Contact us to arrange for group tours or private events at 717-328-3467.


Click below to begin searching our On-Line Catalog, including library materials and museum collections. The On-line Catalog is a work in progress, currently holding 10% of our data. If you don't find what you need in the catalog, please call us at 717-328-3467 for further search options.

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The Conococheague Institute!

Join the Conococheague Institute

We welcome new members to the Conococheague Institute! Members like you give our organization meaning; we are grateful for every opportunity to meet you and learn about your connection to the Conococheague. You help us to expand our body of knowledge and to more accurately educate our visitors from near and far on the intricacies of our unique regional history.


If you are not already a member, please take a moment to join!


Your membership benefits include:


- Our newsletter, The Conococheague Pioneer Times

- Preferred invitations to special programs and events

- Photocopies of library research materials available at no charge

- Free tours of the site at Rock Hill Farm

- A 10% discount on purchases from our gift shop

- On-line access to the full-text primary source history database

  Accessible Archives (a $90 value)


To join, simply complete and submit the form, below, and send in your payment. Your membership donation is tax deductible.


Our site is open year-round. Please visit us soon!

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