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Kings Gap: From Personal Playground to Public Treasure

Kings Gap has evolved over its many years. Sponsored by the Cumberland County Historical Society, come learn about the varied history behind Kings Gap.


Part I: The Beginning: 1906-1951
James Cameron and the Building of the Kings Gap Mansion

Ron Turo, Esquire              
Member, The Friends of Kings Gap | Member, Cumberland County Historical Society


Part II: The Masland Years: 1951-1973
Honorable Albert H. Masland
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Cumberland County, Former Chief Counsel, PA DCNR


Part III: From Private to Public: 1973 - present 
The Nature Conservancy Acquisition and the Role of the Department of Environmental Resources 

Honorable William C. Forrey     
Former Director of the Bureau of PA State Parks


Part IV: Today and Tomorrow
Scott Hackenburg     
Center Manager, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center


Part V: Questions and Answers, Book Signings, Mansion Tours



$8.00 – Cumberland County Historical Society and Friends of Kings Gap Members
$12.00 – Non-Members, General Public

Visit www.historicalsociety.com/events to register!

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:00am to 11:00am

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
500 Kings Gap Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015-9306


State Parks


Educational Programs, History




$8.00 – CCHS and FOKG Members | $12.00 – Non-Members, General Public

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