Street Address
11191 South Mountain Road
South Mountain, PA 17261
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 128
South Mountain, PA 17261
Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admissions
Free
Staff
C. Roy Daywalt, Archivist
Lee E. Daywalt, Administrator

Description

A Regional Archives and Museum facility hosting the Greater Waynesboro Pennsylvania Area. Research materials and photographs as they relate to Quincy Township, Mont Alto, South Mountain and the Greater Waynesboro Area.

History

Built as a one room school in 1910 and then a two room school in 1916, the Museum was originally known as the New Baltimore Quincy Township School and was operated until 1955. Sold at Public Sale to Edward Carbaugh the building was used as a garage and storage area until purchased by New Baltimore Church of God on October 24, 2002.

Research Collections

Areas of interest include: Caledonia, Mont Alto Furnace, Railroad, Park, Forest Academy and Forest Nursery, Forestry, Cold Springs, Church of God, Fire Department, Political activities, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Post Offices, Fire Towers, Vision Quest, Stores, Hotels and Businesses, Jay W. Yohe, Quincy Engine Company, Pine Grove Furnace, Pen Mar Park, Monighan Field, Mount Horeb, Rothrock, New Baltimore Guilford and Quincy Schools, Cold Spring School, Cold Spring Lutheran Mission, POSA, Veterans, Old Forge, Strangs Cemetery Record, Jacobs Funeral Record, Ball Teams, Sanatorium, Baker, Barnes, Bailey, Beck, Biershing, Beaver, Bigham, Butler, Black, Brown, Boyd, Bolin, Becraft, Blizzard, Carbaugh, Daywalt, Galloway, Freeman, Martin, Kauffman, Naugle, Newman, Null, Sites, Staley, Sweney, Smith, Shepherd, Mowen, Strang, Stoops, Stitt, Wagaman, Verdier, Miller, Waybright, Rock, Spoonhour, Stambaugh, Sprow, Hess, Misner, Adams County, Franklin County.

The largest single collection of Original newspapers for the Greater Waynesboro Area from 1850-1923

Microfilm: Chambersburg Public Opinion 1869-1912, Valley Spirit 1849-1912, People’s Register, 1896-1925, Franklin Repository, 1925-1931, Waynesboro Village Record 1851-1900, Gettysburg Compiler 1857-1918 & 1940-1953, Adams County News 1908-1914, Shippensburg News 1849-1899, Greencastle Press 1889-1912, Echo 1895-1912, Spunk 1909-1963(Publication of the Sanatorium) Forest Leaves (Publication of the Forest Academy) Church Advocate 1835-1995 (Publication of the Church of God)

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: No

Publications

Quarterly newsletter