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Kings Gap: From Personal Playground to Public Treasure

Kings Gap has evolved over its many years. Sponsored by the Cumberland County Historical Society, come learn about the varied history behind Kings Gap.

Part I: The Beginning: 1906-1951
James Cameron and the Building of the Kings Gap Mansion
Ron Turo, Esquire
Member, The Friends of Kings Gap | Member, Cumberland County Historical Society

Part II: The Masland Years: 1951-1973
Honorable Albert H. Masland
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Cumberland County, Former Chief Counsel, PA DCNR

Part III: From Private to Public: 1973 - present
The Nature Conservancy Acquisition and the Role of the Department of Environmental Resources
Honorable William C. Forrey
Former Director of the Bureau of PA State Parks

Part IV: Today and Tomorrow
Scott Hackenburg
Center Manager, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

Part V: Questions and Answers, Book Signings, Mansion Tours

Tickets:

$8.00 – Cumberland County Historical Society and Friends of Kings Gap Members
$12.00 – Non-Members, General Public

Visit www.historicalsociety.com/events to register!

Saturday, November 16 at 9:00am to 11:00am

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

Event Type

Education

Target Audience

Everyone

Region

Central

Website

https://events.dcnr.pa.gov/event/king...

Group
Friends of Kings Gap
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