Ghost Hunting at the Mansion

Have you ever heard anything go bump in the night, or seen something out of the corner of your eye, but nothing was there? You are not alone. Join us at the Sheppard Mansion on August 30 to go ghost hunting with the Ghost and Spirit Paranormal group. Learn what tools are instrumental in aiding the hunt. Hear stories of past hunts and what they have found. This event is for registered guests only. Call today to make a reservation. 717-633-8075.

Special Pricing Available August 7-9

We are turning a loss into a victory. The Sheppard Mansion is offering a special for those that want to attend the rescheduled annual Gettysburg Civil War Reenactment. Book two nights, August 7-8 and get the third, August 9 free. Stay in a house steeped in history, while visiting the historic battle sites. Goody bags will… Continue Reading

102 years young; well, not really

So we have to bite the BIG bullet. The gorgeous, iconic front porch of the Mansion is in sad shape.  The extreme temperatures of the past few winters, combined with the harsh chemicals needed to keep it safe for our guests have taken their toll.  And truly, if anything or anyone lasts 102 years these… Continue Reading

Thanks for visiting the Spring Bridal Expo

Thanks to all the brides and their supporters for visiting our first Bridal Expo on April 25. We had more than 30 local vendors come and share their expertise and gain some wonderful new clients. If you were unable to attend, don’t worry. You can email Sharonwise@sheppard to arrange a tour and get information… Continue Reading

Here’s Where the Snow Is

There are ten inches of fresh powder at Liberty Mountain Resort and the best thing is the roads are mostly cleared to get there and back to here! Doesn’t everyone deserve a snow day and then to relax in one of our beautiful rooms and have a hot bath in one of our soaking tubs?… Continue Reading

Area Events

March comes in like a lion and brings many fun events with it. Stay over with us before the event and get an early start to the day. Return to us after the event to recap the events of the day in one of our luxurious, beautifully decorated guestrooms. 10th annual Tour de Tanks Set… Continue Reading

Enough Already!

Raise you’re hand if you’re sick of this polar vortex nonsense!  I walked in the door to the Mansion today and was greeted with the smell of delicious things coming from the kitchen and a warmth only hot-water radiators can provide.  No wind chill here!  So even if it’s miserable outside, it’s just as comfortable… Continue Reading

Be My Valentine, Please and Thank You!

What’s the take-away from all the ‘Hallmark Holidays’? It’s show the ones you care about how much you love and appreciate them.  And sometimes that means carving out that ever elusive one-on-one time together, without distraction.  Imagine from 4pm until noon the next day, you have no schedule, no obligation, nothing to do other than… Continue Reading

Don’t Let the Groundhog Ruin Your Stay

So that is SUPER annoying. For everyone who had hoped we’d get off lightly after the Polar Vortex 2014 experience, think again. The brisk February winds continue to blow, Punxsutawny Phil saw his shadow, so we hunker down and wait until March.  In fact, as long as I can remember, we celebrate the St. Patty’s… Continue Reading

Sheppard Mansion Closes Restaurant, Focuses On Market & Inn

Dear Friends, After careful deliberation, we have decided to close the Dining Room at the Sheppard Mansion permanently effective Jan 1, 2013. It was a difficult decision. We’ve had the good fortune to work with very talented people and appreciate their hard work and dedication. We wish them well in their future endeavors, and thank… Continue Reading