Our Mission


Although no matters of historical interest shall be foreign to this Society, its objects shall be the discovery, collection, preservation and publication of the history, historical records, and data of and relative to the parishes, institutions, societies, offices, clergy and laity of the Roman Catholic Church, with particular reference to those of the Conewago Valley; the collection and preservation of books, newspapers, maps, genealogies, portraits, paintings, relics, engravings, manuscripts, letters, journals, and any and all materials which may establish or illustrate such history; the marking and preservation of buildings and sites of historical importance; and the acquisition by donation, purchase,or loan, of tools, appliances, and objects of antiquarian interest





 John Timon Reily Historical Society
Rear 363 Main Street
McSherrystown, PA 17344
(Next to the Adams County National Bank)


The Society has updated the Conewago Chapel records of Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths listed as Book 2 -------- $30 to non-member and $25 to members The McSherrystown 250th Book Committee will publish a book covering the last 50 years due in 2013!

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