Preservation Summer School

Welcome to Chambersburg

We're excited to host the 2019 Pennsylvania Statewide Conference on Heritage in a place noted for its charm and many layers of fascinating history. We encourage you to explore the town, support its locally-owned businesses, and enjoy all there is to see and experience!

Where to Stay

Chambersburg's charming environs offer a range of overnight accommodations, from welcoming bed & breakfasts to national chain hotels.

We're also able to offer low-cost lodging in the dorms at Wilson College (available for booking as part of your registration experience). 

For a comprehensive list of area accommodations, click here for the Franklin County Visitors Bureau "Stay" web page. You'll find options ranging from downtown chain hotels to a c. 1800 farmhouse or a rehabbed barrel house dating from 1910.

Looking for an AdTrav-listed option? Use our room block. Limited space available; book early! 
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1097 Wayne Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-709-9009
To book, call the hotel direct or toll free reservations number. Please use the group code [HIS] when making all reservations. The room block cut off date is May 20, 2019. Reservations received after the Cut-Off Date are subject to rate and/or space availability. Should additional rooms be required after Cut-Off Date, the Hotel will make every effort to accommodate this request.

Individual Call-in reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card, which must be supplied at the time of reservation. Reservations must be cancelled by 6:00 PM EST one (1) day prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one (1) night stay plus taxes.

You're encouraged to book your room as soon as possible.

Area Attractions

Our Conference Planning Partner Wilson College is celebrating its 150 birthday this year! Enjoy a walking tour of the National Register-listed 300 acre Wilson College campus, with the Conococheague Creek running through it.  They have a walking tour available on the Clio App.WILSON_150_FIN_CMYK (1)
Discover more about the rich history of Chambersburg, delicious dining options, local arts and shopping delights and more by visiting the website of our Conference Planning Partner Downtown Chambersburg.DCI Logo 2018 (1)
While you're in the area, do a little exploring. Find out about all Franklin County has to offer by visiting the website of our Conference Planning Partner, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau.franklin-county-visitors-logo (1)

Check back often for our updates and news features on the conference and things to see and do in Chambersburg!

Wilson College Campus Parking

You'll find parking options behind the buildings, along the Conococheague Creek.  Click here for a campus map pdf.


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