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The current exhibit in the museum

“The Musselmans of Murrell,” to Open Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

and continue through Dec. 31, 2015, admission is free to the public.

The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is pleased to announce the opening of a special

exhibit, “The Musselmans of Murrell, Pioneer Dealers in Pennsylvania German and Early American

Antiques,”  The exhibit, which compliments the Society’s 2014 Journal

by the same title, will tell the fascinating story of Ephrata Township antique dealers

Ada and Clayton Musselman, and their son David.



Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

9:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Saturday 8:30 A.M. - 4:00

The Theodore R. Sprecher Museum Hours

Saturday, 10:00 A. M. to 4:00 P.M.

Other times by appointment with a 24 hour notice

Free to the public.

Educational and civic group tours can be arranged.

(717) 733-1616 or EMAIL  HSCV@cocalicovalleyhs.org




The research library of the Society contains a wealth of information,  in various forms on local history and genealogy. In addition to books and periodicals the library houses print information in a variety of other formats, manuscripts, photographs, and microfilm materials. All library materials excepting new acquisitions are cataloged and all are available to library patrons. Most items can be photocopied, and photographs can be scanned and printed or scanned and saved electronically.

For a more complete listing of library resources please refer to our explanations of services. The library is available both to members and to non-members of the Society; the $3.00 daily use fee is waived as a benefit of membership.