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From the Desk of Our President:


To the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Society Board:

The Red Lion Area Historical Society is grateful for your donation of 22 railroad tie plates for our recent project. Our effort to return the rails to the Red Lion Maryland and Pennsylvania Train Station has been long in coming and your generous gift helped us to achieve this important goal. The contribution of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad and its predecessors was instrumental in the growth and development of the Red Lion Borough. Though long gone, we hope to keep the memory of this historic short line alive for future generations. We look forward to possible future partnerships in our mutual effort to promote of the good ole Ma & Pa.
The Officers and Board of
The Red Lion Area Historical Society


Red Lion Area Historical Society
PO Box 94
Red Lion, Pennsylvania 17356

Center Square Museum
10 East Broadway
Red Lion, Pennsylvania 17356
Open Sundays: 2:00 - 4:00 

MA & PA Train Station Museum
Call 717.244.8030 for hours


12th Annual Red Lion Train Station 
2014 Model Railroad Holiday Open House 

The Red Lion Train Station Model Railroaders are holding their 12th Annual Holiday Open Houses of their expanding 3-rail O Gauge, S Gauge, and N Gauge model railroad layouts on Sundays 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28 from 1:00-5:00PM, on Monday 12/29 and Tuesday12/30 from 7:00-9:00PM, and Wednesday 12/31, (New Years Eve), from 7:00-11:30PM.

The layouts are located in the historic Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad’s Red Lion Train Station at 73 N. Main St. (PA Rt. #24, one block north of center square) Red Lion, PA 17356. Admission is FREE, but donations are greatly appreciated. 

We will also be raffling off (4) ready-to-run Lionel train sets, including Thomas & Friends, The Polar Express, The Horseshoe Curve and Alaska RR Freight sets on New Year’s Eve at 11:00PM. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $1.00 each or (6) for $5.00.

We are always looking for new members who have an interest in building and operating a model railroad.


Our Next Program

Nov 20, 2014 - Join us for our next program Lewis Miller's Civil War presented by June Lloyd.

Don't forget that our meetings now begin at 7:00 p.m. They are held at St John's UCC on North Main Street in Red Lion. There is plenty of parking at the rear of the building with the entrance right off the parking lot. All meetings are free and open to the public. 


Upcoming Meetings/Events

No meeting in December

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