Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Columbia Historic Preservation Society Columbia Historic Preservation Society (CHiPS) 501c3 Organization 19-21 North Second Street, Columbia PA. The museum houses artifacts and publications and model train display. http://columbiahistory.net/

We are temporarily closed to change exhibits in the museum. We will reopen Saturday April 22, 2017. 2017 Columbia Historic Preservation Society Exhibits "Columbia, Civil War Heroes" Columbia Opera House Columbia Hospital .

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
07/18/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
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Columbia Historic Preservation Society

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07/18/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society's cover photo

Albatwitch Day
07/17/2019

Albatwitch Day

2019 Albatwitch Day Featured Band- Hot Mess

Band Members
Patricia Craigen - Lead Vocals/Percussion
David Snyder - Bass Guitar/Lead Vocals
Mel Torres - Drums
SIN - Rhythm Guitar
Todd Mogle - Lead Guitar

We are a high energy Hard Rock/Rock Fueled Pop Cover Band, based in Red Lion, Pennsylvania. Covering artists such as Chris Cornell, Evanescence, STP, Pretty Reckless, Halestorm, Alice In Chains, Pink, AC/DC, Highly Suspect, Greta Van Fleet, and more!

https://www.facebook.com/pcraigen/videos/2765572553456365/?t=51

Albatwitch Day
07/02/2019

Albatwitch Day

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Columbia Historic Preservation SocietyBenefit AuctionPreview: Friday, May 24th. 6:00 PM-8:00PMAuction: Saturday,May 25th...
05/23/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
Benefit Auction
Preview: Friday, May 24th. 6:00 PM-8:00PM
Auction: Saturday,May 25th 9:00 AM
Doors open at 8:00 AM
Cash or Check only

2019 Columbia Historic Preservation.      Benefit AuctionPreview: Friday, May 24th. 6:00 PM-8:00 PMAuction: Saturday, Ma...
05/21/2019

2019 Columbia Historic Preservation. Benefit Auction
Preview: Friday, May 24th. 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Auction: Saturday, May 25th. 9:00 AM -1:00 PM
Doors open 8:00 AM
Cash or checks- PA Sales Tax will be applied
Drivers license or PA ID required to bid
Location: Banner Hall 21 North 2nd Street
Columbia, Pennsylvania

2019 Columbia Historic Preservation Society                    Benefit AuctionPreview: Friday, May 24th  6:00 PM - 8:00 ...
05/20/2019

2019 Columbia Historic Preservation Society Benefit Auction
Preview: Friday, May 24th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Auction: Saturday. May 25th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Doors open Saturday at 8:00 AM
Pictures will be posted everyday of new items to be auctioned. Many advertising and photographs of Columbia, PA. Some very rare one in a lifetime Columbia memorabilia up for auction on Saturday, May 25th.
No buyers premiums PA Sales Tax will be applied
Show your support and help the museum keep our passion alive in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
If you would like to donate items for the CHPS Benefit Auction please call (717)572-7149 after 2:00 PM.

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
04/25/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Once known as a major transportation hub in the United States.
The Columbia Historic Preservation Society, National Model Railroad Association, National Railroad Historical Society and Rail Mechanical Services have put this event together for all ages to enjoy on railroad history.
Here is some things happening at the event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Location (1): Columbia Historic Preservation Society 21 North 2nd Street Columbia PA 17512

09:00 AM Organization Introductions

10:00 AM Pat Morrison- Pennsylvania Railroad Museum

11:00 AM Tony Segro- Clinic on Scratch Building

12:00 PM John Brown- Reading & Columbia Railroad

01:00 PM Doug Bosley- Allegheny Portage Railroad

02:00 PM Pete Green- Columbia & Philadelphia Railroad

03:00 PM Tony Segro- Clinic on Scratch Building

Our 1,800 SQ. FT. Train Display at the Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Historic Trolley Service & Tour : $5.00 per person

Location (2): RMS Inc 4th & Manor Street Columbia, PA 17512 :

Railroad Speeders

Railroad Memorabilia Vendors

Model Railroad Vendors

Demonstrations by RMS Inc.

1940'S Baltimore Railroad Trolley

Military Transportation Group

Food: The famous "Shifter" sandwich and many other treats for sale by Rose's Deli & More located at RMS Inc.

Free Event

$5.00 Trolley donation

Historic Trolley tours will last 30-40 minutes with trolley stops at these fine locations: Columbia Crossings, Columbia Historic Preservation and RMS Inc.

Rain or shine.

So come and enjoy a day of history on Columbia's railroad history!

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
04/25/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Once known as a major transportation hub in the United States. The Columbia Historic Preservation Society, National Mode...
04/25/2019

Once known as a major transportation hub in the United States.
The Columbia Historic Preservation Society, National Model Railroad Association, National Railroad Historical Society and Rail Mechanical Services have put this event together for all ages to enjoy on railroad history.
Here is some things happening at the event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Location (1): Columbia Historic Preservation Society 21 North 2nd Street Columbia PA 17512

09:00 AM Organization Introductions

10:00 AM Pat Morrison- Pennsylvania Railroad Museum

11:00 AM Tony Segro- Clinic on Scratch Building

12:00 PM John Brown- Reading & Columbia Railroad

01:00 PM Doug Bosley- Allegheny Portage Railroad

02:00 PM Pete Green- Columbia & Philadelphia Railroad

03:00 PM Tony Segro- Clinic on Scratch Building

Our 1,800 SQ. FT. Train Display at the Columbia Historic Preservation Society

Historic Trolley Service & Tour : $5.00 per person

Location (2): RMS Inc 4th & Manor Street Columbia, PA 17512 :

Railroad Speeders

Railroad Memorabilia Vendors

Model Railroad Vendors

Demonstrations by RMS Inc.

1940'S Baltimore Railroad Trolley

Military Transportation Group

Food: The famous "Shifter" sandwich and many other treats for sale by Rose's Deli & More located at RMS Inc.

Free Event

$5.00 Trolley donation

Historic Trolley tours will last 30-40 minutes with trolley stops at these fine locations: Columbia Crossings, Columbia Historic Preservation and RMS Inc.

Rain or shine.

So come and enjoy a day of history on Columbia's railroad history!

Columbia Historic Preservation Society's cover photo
04/25/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society's cover photo

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
04/25/2019

Columbia Historic Preservation Society

01/06/2019
01/06/2019
I would like to thank all the patrons that made this Small Business Saturday a success. It was you my Facebook friends t...
11/25/2018

I would like to thank all the patrons that made this Small Business Saturday a success. It was you my Facebook friends that made it possible regardless of the weather.

The participation for the Christmas Cash Giveaway was amazing. The winner will be announced tomorrow at 4:00 PM. So keep your Facebook messenger open, and maybe your name will be drawn as the winner.

I would like to thank all those who visited the Watermelon Rind today to wish my mother, Renae Sears, their concerns and prayers. My mother would have been so excited to see all these patrons visiting her shop. Thank you!
She will be coming home on Monday, and she will be thrilled for the support you have given through these difficult times.
So we are excited for next year to have all businesses participate in our cash drawing. We are committed to bring all businesses together and strong.
Thanks again for your patronage!

Columbia Small Business Saturday is a way you can show your support by shopping local. So take that chance to not only w...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday is a way you can show your support by shopping local. So take that chance to not only win the Christmas Cash Giveaway,but to buy some great items for Christmas.
These dedicated businesses are created for you to save gas and long lines of traffic during this holiday season.
So show your support at these listed locations where you can pick up a Christmas Cash Giveaway card or stamp.
Bootleg Anitques
135 Bridge Street
Burning Bridge Antiques
304 Walnut Street
Cafe 301
301 Locust Street
Cooper's Comics
477 Locust Street
Garth Cafe & Gallery
22 South 2nd Street
Geltz Gotz Goodeze
430 Locust Street
Hinkle's Restaurant
261 Locust Street
Keagy's Produce
438 Locust Street
The Mayfly
8 South 3rd Street
MMD Emporium
17 North 4th Street
Murphy's Mercantile
261 Locust Street
Partners & Friends
403 North 3rd Street
Rivertownes Antique Center
125 Bank Avenue
Rose's Deli & More
13 North 4th Street
The Spot
438 Locust Street
Toll Booth Antique Center
215 Chestnut Street
Water Melon Rind
436 Locust Street
What-Nots & Such
262 Locust Street
Show show your pride and shop local!

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:The Spot438 Locust StreetCome in and enjoy the best fried chicken on this side...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
The Spot
438 Locust Street
Come in and enjoy the best fried chicken on this side of the Susquehanna River. Proprietor Yvette Whitfield will cook you a mouth watering meal that you will not forget.
The vision behind THE SPOT in Columbia is to give people a place to have a casual and friendly dining experience. All our food is made with love, fresh, and inspired by family recipes.
This restaurant features FREE Wi-Fi for our guests, cool seating spaces - and food that will keep you coming back for more!
Stop in and ask for a Christmas Cash Giveaway card or stamp on you chance to win $250.00 for Christmas.

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:Cooper's Comics & Collectibles477 Locust StreetCome in say hello to Mitch who ...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
Cooper's Comics & Collectibles
477 Locust Street
Come in say hello to Mitch who is a kid at heart when it comes to the comic book. His dedication to Columbia, PA bringing a hobby for all ages to enjoy.
Great back issue selection!
Silver Age to Modern
Big discount for subscriptions
Pokemon, Magic and other gaming cards
Stop in and grab a Christmas Cash Giveaway card or stamp for your chance to win $250.00.
Check this shop out!

Columbia Small Business Saturday present:Keagy's Produce438 Locust StreetVisit one the only downtown produce businesses ...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday present:
Keagy's Produce
438 Locust Street
Visit one the only downtown produce businesses in Lancaster County. The Keagy's have devoted their life to give Columbian's the best fresh fruits and vegetables in walking distance.
Also, a new supplier of Achenbach Pastries that are amazing. So stop by to say hello to Victor who is there to help you with your produce.
Please see attendant for Christmas Cash Giveaway card and stamp.
Have fun local shopping!

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:Toll Booth Antiques215 Chestnut StreetTollbooth Antique Market Place is Columb...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
Toll Booth Antiques
215 Chestnut Street
Tollbooth Antique Market Place is Columbia Pa's largest Antique Market. With 200 vendors it creates a uniquely diversified mix of Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Vintage, Retro, Crafts, Industrial, and Modern Mid Century. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. Our unique store is constantly in a state of change with new things arriving daily.
Stop in with your card for a stamp and receive a nice cup of Starbucks and cookies while you roam around this huge antique mall with great prices.
Please see cashier for card or sticker for the $250.00 Christmas Cash Giveaway.

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:Geltz Gotz Goodeze430 Locust StreetStop in and say hello to Marlene tomorrow d...
11/24/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
Geltz Gotz Goodeze
430 Locust Street
Stop in and say hello to Marlene tomorrow during Small Business Saturday. This gift shop has everything from artwork,furniture, handmade jewelry, paintings and all sorts of goodeze.
Stop in and enter to win all those great Christmas gifts on the last picture posted. Also ask for a Christmas Cash Card or stamp while visiting this gift shop.
Shop small!

Visit these fine eating establishment this Small Business Saturday, November 24, 2018Eating at these local establishment...
11/23/2018

Visit these fine eating establishment this Small Business Saturday, November 24, 2018
Eating at these local establishments make a stronger community. So stop in and have a bite while shopping at many local shops with many deals and drawings this Saturday Business Saturday.

Visit these amazing businesses without having to worry about plugging the meter on Small Business Saturday in Columbia, ...
11/23/2018

Visit these amazing businesses without having to worry about plugging the meter on Small Business Saturday in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
Burning Bridge Antiques
Café 301
Columbia Kettle Works
Columbia Pizza
Cooper’s Comics
Dancing Bear
Garth Gallery and Café
Geltz Gotz Goodeze
Goose Vapes
Hinkle’s Restaurant
Keagy’s Produce
The Mayfly
MMD Emporium
Murphy’s Mercantile & Co.
Rose’s Deli & More
The Spot
State Theatre Antiques
Stovers News Agency
The Reuzit Shop
Verona Pizza
Watermelon Rind Sweet Shoppe
What-Nots & Such

Columbia Small Business Saturday present:The Watermelon Rind436 Locust StreetMy Mother, Renae Sears, has ran this small ...
11/22/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday present:
The Watermelon Rind
436 Locust Street
My Mother, Renae Sears, has ran this small emporium of antiques, baked goods, candy, fines chocolates, and many other goods for the past few years.
Now my Mother has been stricken with an illness and is currently in the hospital fighting for a healthy outcome.
On Saturday, her shop contents will be on sale for 25% off on many goods to offset her medical expenses.
We will also have a drawing for some chocolates and fudge with your entry in the ballot box.
Also ask for a card or sticker for the chance to win some Christmas Cash on Saturday.
So come out and rally for these downtown businesses that thrive to survive for your business.

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:Bootleg Antiques135 Bridge StreetBlack Friday, 11/22, thru 11/25, 10% store wi...
11/22/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
Bootleg Antiques
135 Bridge Street
Black Friday, 11/22, thru 11/25, 10% store wide savings !!!
Our new Bootleg Gift certificates are here. Our certificates have no end date. So come on in and shop till you drop.
Our mission statement is to "Make your next visit better than your last." Our Dealers take pride in their displays and the wares they sell... Come experience the way Antique shopping use to be; Fun, great customer service, and some GOOD eats while you shop..... See you soon, the Bootleg Gang
Come in and enter a $25.00 Gift Certificate compliments of Bootleg Antiques
Also pick up a Christmas Cash Drawing card or stamp for a chance to win $250.00 for Christmas.



Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:$25.00 Gift CertificateRose's Deli & more13 North 4th StreetRose's strives to ...
11/21/2018

Columbia Small Business Saturday presents:
$25.00 Gift Certificate
Rose's Deli & more
13 North 4th Street
Rose's strives to give customers the best service and quality possible. Enjoy eat in or take out of our Columbia, Pa Famous Shifter sandwich. Plus a wide range of food, like our mouthwatering cheese steaks and variety of fried food and grilled to order sandwiches
Win a $25.00 Gift Certificate from Rose's Deli
Winner will be notified after closing of store.
Please ask for Christmas Cash card or sticker at front counter.
Stop in and say hello to Rose, a devoted business in Columbia, Pennsylvania

Small Business Saturday presents:A $25,00 Gift Certificate Drawing compliments ofPartners and Friends Antique Center403 ...
11/21/2018

Small Business Saturday presents:
A $25,00 Gift Certificate Drawing compliments of
Partners and Friends Antique Center
403 North 3rd Street
This is the oldest Antique Shop in the town of Columbia with over 35 dealers most of which have 15+ years in the shop. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful when you need help finding the other fine shops in town. Stop and say hello, and enter a chance to win a $25.00 Gift Certificate for Christmas.
Please ask for Christmas Cash card or sticker at front desk.

Visit six of the participating retail shops listed below. Have each shop punch and initial a ballot card that can be pic...
11/21/2018

Visit six of the participating retail shops listed below. Have each shop punch and initial a ballot card that can be picked up at a participating shop. When all six gift boxes are filled, simply drop this card in a ballot box at the last shop you visit. Good luck and Happy Holidays!

Bootleg Antiques
Burning Bridge Antique Market
Café 301
Cooper’s Comics
Garth Gallery and Café
Geltz Gotz Goodeze
Hinkle’s Restaurant
Keagy’s Produce
The Mayfly
MMD Emporium
Murphy’s Mercantile & Co.
Partners & Friends Antique Center
Rivertowne Antique Center
Rose’s Deli & More
The Spot
Columbia Toll Booth Antique Market
Watermelon Rind Sweet Shoppe
What-Nots & Such

11/18/2018
Columbia Historic Preservation Society's cover photo
11/18/2018

Columbia Historic Preservation Society's cover photo

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
11/18/2018

Columbia Historic Preservation Society

10/28/2018
The Columbia Historic Preservation Society has lost one of it's long term members. Sara Ann Linkous passed away recently...
10/04/2018
Sara Anne Linkous

The Columbia Historic Preservation Society has lost one of it's long term members. Sara Ann Linkous passed away recently. She was our treasurer for a number of years. Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family. https://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/sara-anne-linkous/article_2ae6b106-b779-53db-9cf1-c4da9442c7bb.html

Sara Anne Linkous, 89, of Columbia died October 1, 2018 at St. Anne's Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late William D. Linkous. They were married for 51

08/08/2018
Robert G. Miller
07/21/2018
Robert G. Miller

Robert G. Miller

Robert G. Miller, a distinguished World War II veteran, writer, photographer, outdoorsman, history buff, and lifelong resident of the Columbia area, died on Wednesday, July 18, at St. Anne's Retirement

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Columbia Historic Preservation SocietyBanner HallSunday, March 18, 2018, 4:00 PM Dr Benjamin LuleyA native of Central Pe...
03/17/2018

Columbia Historic Preservation Society
Banner Hall
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 4:00 PM
Dr Benjamin Luley
A native of Central Pennsylvania, Professor Luley received his B.A. in history and anthropology from Penn State University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Chicago. His research focuses on the archaeology of Iron Age and Roman Europe and the Mediterranean, and in
particularly on how the expansion of the Roman Empire effect the Celtic peoples of France. Professor Luley excavates at the archaeological site of Lattara (modern Lattes), in Languedoc, France, where along with French colleagues he unearthed remains of a first-century B.C. tavern.
In addition, he has led Gettysburg College students excavating at the Revolutionary War site of Camp Security near York, Pennsylvania. He has published research articles in journals such as Antiquity, the American Journal of Archaeology,
and the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology.
Sponsored by
LOWER SUSQUEHANNA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Society of Pennsylvania Archaeology, Chapter 28

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19-21 N Second St
Columbia, PA
17512-1101

Opening Hours

Saturday 13:00 - 16:00
Sunday 13:00 - 16:00

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+17176842894

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