Washington Township - 1779
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13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 762-1775

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm




Please see the BLUE On-Line Document Tab – for the Bid Information.

 1990 Ford Bucket Truck 350  and  1980 Case Skid Loader

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October 18, 2014 – Museum Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting at the Battlefield Museum

2014-10-18 BOMP Ribbon cutting

Present at Saturday’s ribbon cutting ceremony at the Battle of Monterey Pass Museum were:

From Row: State Rep. Todd Rock, Franklin County Commissioner Bob Thomas, Franklin County Commission Chairman David Keller, Washington Township Supervisor Elaine Gladhill, Friends of Battle of Monterey Pass Board Historian John Miller, Friends of Battle of Monterey Pass Board Chairwoman Alicia Miller, Franklin County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janet Pollard, Nancy Bull from U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster’s office and Washington Township Supervisor Richard McCracken.
Back Row: Washington Township Supervisor Chairman Jeffrey Geesaman and Washington Township Manager Michael Christopher

Franklin County officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to commemorate the opening of the Battle of Monterey Pass Museum, on PA 16 near the intersection with Charmian Rd. The museum will officially open in April, but museum director John Miller said plans are to open the museum to the public on Saturdays through Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There are about 130 artifacts on display inside the museum, he said.

The Battle of Monterey Pass was fought for over ten hours on a rugged mountain, in a blinding thunderstorm during the middle of the night on July 4th & 5th, 1863.

FREE Halloween Party


Entertainment Extravaganza!

2014-10-15 Enter Extrav for 9-11

Flashback Friday!

Red Run Park

Upgrade at Band Stand

2014-10 FBF-RRPark Upgrade @ Bandstand

Washington Township Public Works Employees -
left to right: Jeff Geesaman, Harry Calimer, M. Chelmar Shearer and Warren Diffenbacker
pour the concert dancing floor in front of the band stand at Red Run Park.

Township Planning Commission Meeting Date Change

The Township’s Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2014 has
been changed to Monday, October 27, 2014 starting at 7:00 PM.

The Commission will hold a Conditional Use hearing on the 27th for Ling (Linda) Chen
for a Bed & Breakfast and Wedding Service Operation at 12514 and 12552 Old Rt. 16.
In addition, the Commission will review any plans that would have been reviewed at the meeting on the 13th.

The Public is invited to attend.

Battle of Monterey Pass Donation

The Paul K. and Anna E. Shockey Family Foundation contributed $50,000 to the Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield to continue their work with the construction of the museum. 

Battle of Monterey Pass Donation

Front - L to R: John Miller – Township Historian,
Alicia Miller~Chairperson, Battlefield Board of Directors, Ken and Bonnie Shockey

Rear – L to R:  Richard McCracken – Township Supervisor, Michael Christopher – Township Manager,
Battlefield Board of Directors – R. Lee Royer, Steve Patterson and John Gorman

Rouzerville Rededication 6-12-2014

2014-Rouz Mem 2

Rouzerville Memorial Rededication

2014 Rouzerville Memorial

Washington Township Supervisors would like to invite the community to the
Rededication of the Rouzerville Memorial
Please join us at 
7:00 PM at Red Run Park
Wednesday, June 11th.

Waynesboro Area Rated 2nd Best Place to Retire in PA

The Movoto Real Estate Blog has ranked the Boro of Waynesboro
the second best place to retire in Pennsylvania.
Washington Township surrounds the Borough of Waynesboro
and adds to the Boroughs charm.

For more information on the study visit
For information on moving to the area please visit the
Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce web site at  www.waynesboro.org
or call the chamber office at 717-762-7133 for information.