Historical Commission


  • 6:30 pm
  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center
    425 Prince Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17109

Upcoming Meeting

  • Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 pm - CANCELLED
  • Due to the Coronavirus, The Historical Presentation/Meeting for April has been cancelled.  The presentation will be moved to May 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm at the Municipal Center. More information about the May meeting will be posted in April when we know more about the Coronavirus and its impact on the community.  Thank you for continuing to follow the Historical Commission and for understanding how important it is to practice social distancing at this time.  Please watch our Facebook page for more information and don’t forget to check out the YouTube Channel.
  • https://www.facebook.com/LowerPaxtonHistoricalCommission/ 
  • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa4VlVmlRb88drItMfqzYRA 


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 


Members of the Committee serve a one-year term of office.

  • Denise Deimler
  • David Doyle
  • Donald Gross
  • Kristy Kessler
  • William Minsker
  • William J. Murphy
  • Robert H. Thomas

Staff Liaison

  • Amanda Zerbe


The Historical Committee will work with the Board to preserve property of historical and antiquarian interest, as well as share historical information about the Township with the community.

Mission Statement

Identify and preserve the history of the people who lived amongst the rich mountains, trails and lands of Lower Paxton Township. To promote the collection, exhibition, interpretation, education, and publication of the heritage for our community; present and future.

Lower Paxton Township Historical Commission