The society’s photograph collection contains thousands of local images greatly ranging in topics from the Battle of Gettysburg to local families, houses, businesses, and more. There are many early photographs of 19th century houses, bridges, and barns, as well as contemporary images of many boroughs and townships in the county.
Many of the Society’s photographs are available for reproduction and publication. However, because of size, condition, or copyright, not all photographs can be reproduced. If you would like to request reproductions of any photographs from the Society’s collection, click here to fill out the request a price quote form. Email your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Adams County Historical Society have a museum?
The Society's 3-D object collection is currently inaccessible. The collection is stored off-site while the Society is headquartered at the Wolf House. It is unknown how long it will be before the collections will once again be available for public viewing. However, portions of the Society's collections are on display at the Gettysburg Heritage Center and Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum.