About This Journal

The Adams County Historical Society's mission is to identify, preserve, and tell the stories of the people, organizations, businesses, and events that have shaped Adams County, Pennsylvania. As a result, the Historical Society is sometimes affectionately referred to as the county’s attic - a repository of rich, local, cultural heritage.

Adams County History began in 1995 and is published in November each year. The journal features research projects conducted at the Historical Society as well as work from local historians about Adams County. It has included research on the Battle of Gettysburg, early settlers, Manor of Maske land, World Wars, and everything in between.

If you would like to submit an article for consideration for Adams County History, please email your unpublished submission to info@achs-pa.org. Please include your name and contact information in the email. In your submission, please include footnotes or endnotes, a bibliography, and sources for any/all images you wish to use. Once your submission has been received, you will hear from the editor with any questions or clarifications.

If you are interested in learning more about the Adams County Historical Society, please visit their website.