Interview of Robert W. Black for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library an initiative of the Cumberland County Historical Society. Black discusses growing up on a farm in Gardners, Pennsylvania during the Great Depression.
Mount Holly Springs
Interview of Ivan R. and Greg Bretzman by Pamela Still on July 30, 2015. The interview focuses on the Bretzmans' involvement with the Citizen's Fire Co. No. 1 in Mount Holly Springs and their experiences with the fire station.
Interview of Jim Burgess by Deborah Sweaney on August 5, 2015. The interview focuses on Burgess' early life growing up in Mount Holly Springs and touches on his later career as a school teacher and principal in the Carlisle School District.
William Denning made a significant contribution to the American cause during the Revolutionary War, by creating desperately needed artillery using an unusual welding process.
Amelia Steele Givin was born on October 31, 1845. She was the only daughter of Robert and Sara (Gibson) Givin; she had four brothers who predeceased her. Her father and his brother, Samuel, were the founders of a paper mill in Mt.
Interview of Richard I. Gobin by Blair Williams on August 11, 2015. The interview focuses on Gobin's early life growing up in Cumberland County as well as his studies to become a pharmacist and eventually taking over three pharmacies in Cumberland County. Gobin also recounts stories told to him about Jim Thorpe and other individuals who have made an impact on the County.
Interview of Arlene M. Koser by Pamela Still on August 5, 2015. The interview focuses on Koser's early life growing up in Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania including stories of Halloween pranks, working in the local pharmacy, and how her class stays in touch.
Printer, publisher, postmaster, bookseller, paper manufacturer and author, Archibald Loudon was “the most interesting of the early printers and publishers of Carlisle.” Archibald, son of James and Christiana Loudon, was reportedly born at sea on August 24, 1754 during his parent’s emigration from Scotland.
Interview of Seth Lynch by Blair Williams for the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library in conjunction with the Greater Carlisle Heart and Soul Project. Lynch discusses his love of weather and storm chasing in Cumberland County.
Stories from Mount Holly Springs. Presented at the Mount Holly Springs Revitalization Committee Streetscape Master Plan meeting on September 20, 2015. The project was coordinated by Pamela Still of the Mount Holly Springs Reviatlization Committee and produced by the Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library.