Methodist Hall - (Monthly Programs)
50 East King Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
Museum and Welcome Center
2nd Floor - Bourgh Building

10 South QueenStreet

Littlestown, PA 17340

Incorporated and 501c3 approved.
All donations are tax deductabile.

Littlestown was layed out by
and named for Peter Klien (Little)
A window to the past.
Local Littlestown Links:

Societies of Local History


LAHS History

L.A.H.S. Meetings

The program meetings are generally held in the Methodist Hall behind the Church on 50 East King Street in Littlestown. There is parking behind the church and next to the fire company. These meetings are open to the public at no charge. It is hoped that if you attend these programs that you would help support our efforts by becoming a member of the society.

On some occasions the meeting might be held at a different location if the topic is about that particular location. Once in a while the time of month may change due to certain situations. Always Check the schedule for dates and locations.


Monthly Programs for 2014 - 7:00 PM

July 15 - Colonial Wood Working - Don Lindsey, Methodist Hall
August 14-16 - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Good Ole Days
September 16 - Blacksmiting, Bryan Crawmer, Methodist Hall
October 21 - Artifact Consrvation or fraud, Bruce Jacum, Methodist Hall
November 18 - Littlestown History and our 250th Anniversary, Kenneth Thomas, Methodsit Hall
December 6 - Saturday, Open House-Museum, Christmas On The Square

Monthly Programs for 2015 - 7:00 PM (Will be held at the Methodist Hall unless noted below)
All of the 2015 programs will be designed to highlight the local early history of the Littlestown Area

January 20th - Digges' Choice Story - A Maryland Land Grant of 10,000 Acres to John Digges. Kick off of our 250th *************Anniversary
February 17th - The Andrew Shriver Story - First settlers in any area of what would become Adams County
March 17th - Peter Kline Story(Peter Little) Alvin Unger History Recognition Award and LAHS Board election
April 21st - Littlestown Transportation Highlights - turnpike; stage coach; train; trolley, buses and cars.
May 19th - Littlestown's early churches and their history
June 16th - Early education in Littlestown - Church schools; One room schools; Edge Hill Academy and the Littlestown **********area School System.
July 14th - Visit Mud College (Pleasant Grove School) on rote 97 toward Gettysburg.
August 18th - Visit Union Mills Homestead - Andrew Shriver moved from Littlestown to help develop Union Mills
September 15th - History of Utilities in Littlestown (Electric, telephone, water system and the sewage system)
October 20th - History of Newspapers in Littlestown
November 17th - The Civil War and Littlestown
December 15th - Christmas traditions in early Littlestown.







Littlestown Area Historical Society's Programs
50 East King Street, Littlestown, PA 17340
Barts Centenary United Methodist Church's Historic Building