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.


 

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Visit Our Historic Farmstead

Located at Rock Hill Farm in the community of Welsh Run between Mercersburg and Greencastle, Pennsylvania

 

12995 Bain Rd, Mercersburg, PA

717-328-3467

www.cimlg.org

 

Grounds open daily from dawn to dusk

 

Buildings open for tours year-round, Mon-Fri 8 AM to 5 PM, or by appointment

 

Cost of guided tour: $5 per person

 

Tours last approximately two hours

Touring the site includes walking on uneven ground and maneuvering through 18th and 19th century structures, including stairs

 

Contact us to arrange group tours

 

Gift shop with Colonial-style toys and games, local history books, local handcrafts, and other frontier-inspired items. We accept payment by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discovery.

Annual Events

End of Starvation Feast – first Saturday in April, featuring colonial frontier foods. Fee charged, reservations required

Swine, Wine & Roses – May 20, 2017 -- Roses, Wine, Craft Beer and 1820s Farm Life Depictions.

Christmas Open House – 2nd Saturday in December
Seminars and Discussion Groups

History Hippies discussion group  - meets monthly

Sidetracks of History Book Club – meets monthly

 
Private Events
Let Rock HIll Farm provide the landscape for your next outdoor gathering. Our grounds are available for private rentals with fees beginning at $200 per event. Contact us at info@cimlg.org to request more information about site rentals.

Programs and Events