Perhaps no community better reflects the juxtaposition of old and new better than Chambersburg and its environs. It sits, unassumingly, just off of Interstate-81 in South Central Pennsylvania; and to most who drive through the region, they are blissfully unaware of the depth of history that makes up the foundation of this area.
The town’s roots stem back to 1730 and since then, it has played a pivotal role in everything from the Revolutionary War to the Underground Railroad while churning out some of the country’s most influential folks like Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Nellie Fox to abolitionist Joseph Winters. And while this region is proud of its heritage, it is not blind to the fact that those living there today like to enjoy their history among modern conveniences like Starbucks and Target. Read More