Franklin County Historical Society hosts African American exhibit

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CHAMBERSBURG–The Franklin County Historical Society has announced a new temporary exhibit, “This is Their Story: African American Community History of Chambersburg”, curated by Shippensburg University student Madison Groninger.

The exhibit focuses on local Black veterans and outstanding women and their oral histories. The exhibit is based on the book, “An All American Town: An Oral History of the African American Community of Franklin County, PA” by historian C. Bernard Ruffin III.

The free exhibit may be viewed through Aug. 31 at The Franklin County Historical Society, 175 E. King St., Chambersburg.