Located in the heart of Pennsylvania's picturesque and historic Cumberland Valley, Greencastle and neighboring Antrim Township are all-American communities with a rich heritage that spans several centuries. Using rare images, many never before published, Greencastle-Antrim is a tapestry of visual history that stretches from the early settlement of the region into the 1960s. The area witnessed American Indian raids, the Civil War, agricultural and industrial growth and decline, the heyday of the iron horse, and many other events linked directly with the history of the nation. Displayed here are images of colonial forts, soldiers from the Civil War and other conflicts, historic homes and churches, business and industry, and events unique to the area, such as Old Home Week. Readers are sure to enjoy this pictorial history of one of Pennsylvania's most historic communities.
Bonnie A. and Kenneth B. Shockey, lifelong residents of the Greencastle-Antrim community, have roots that date back to the founding of Franklin County. Bonnie, a historical preservationist and president of the Allison-Antrim Museum, and her husband, Kenneth, a local businessman, are both active in the arts, charity, and civic affairs.