Acquisitions Collage

Acquisitions of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley

The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is grateful to the people who support its mission to discovering, gathering, and preserving materials and data relative to the heritage of the community known as the Cocalico Valley. The Cocalico Valley is defined as the Townships of East & West Cocalico, Clay, Ephrata, West Earl and a portion of Earl. This includes the Boroughs of Akron, Adamstown, Denver & Ephrata, Pennsylvania. We have been collecting historical materials through generous donations for more than 50 years. Below is an archival listings of some of the recent items that we have accepted into the Society’s collections. Check back each month to see what is new and exciting here.

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