Local Sites of Historic Interest

Hummelstown Treasure: A 50 Year History of the Hummelstown Area Historical Society

Olde Factory Antiques & Crafts

139 South Hanover Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036
ph. 717-566-5685

The building was built as shoe factory, then became a silk mill, a dress factory, and now an antique mall.
Image Courtesy of Indian Echo Caverns

Indian Echo Caverns

368 Middletown Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036
ph. 717-566-8131

As early as 1789, French traveler, Theopile Cazenove explored the “grotto on the Swatara”  and wrote his experience in a diary.

M & H Railroad

136 Brown Street, Middletown, PA 17057
ph. 717-944-4435

The Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad was built in 1890 to haul farmers’ crops to market and connected with both the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Reading Railroad.
Image Courtesy of M&H Railroad

Warwick Restaurant

12 W. Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036
ph. 717-566-9124

The establishment has been a popular site for travelers and townspeople since the early 1800’s.

Cassel Vineyard

80 Shetland Drive, Hummelstown, PA 17036
ph. 717-533-2008

Cassel Vineyards of Hershey is located on a fifth generation farm in South Hanover.  The business is known known for hosting events which benefit local non-profit groups.  

Image courtesy of AACA Museum

AACA Museum

161 Museum Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
ph. 717-566-7100

Tour the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum overlooking Union Deposit.

Roxy's Chatterbox Cafe

354 W Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036
ph. 717-566-1445

The Folk Victorian Home features memorabilia from the original Chatterbox Restaurant founded in 1947 by the Atanasoff family.  The restaurant was later called Towne and Country Restaurant and was across Main Street Bridge by the Swatara Creek. (Roxy is a member of the family.)  

Image Courtesy of Roxy's Chatterbox Cafe
Visit the Historical Society

Library & Offices are housed at the 1908 History House, located at 32 W. Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036

Museum is located at the 1815 Parish House located directly behind the Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of Rosanna Street and North Alley

We'd Love Your Support

As a non-profit, educational institution, the Hummelstown Area Historical Society relies on the generous support of individuals, businesses, foundations, and local and state governments to fund our programs. 

With your support, we can ensure the next 50 years of preserving the history of our wonderful community.

Hummelstown Treasure is a project of the Hummelstown Area Historical Society.

The Hummelstown Area Historical Society is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit.

© Hummelstown Area Historical Society, 2021
32 W. Main Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036
717-566-6314