Barn Rentals

The Centennial Barn, built in 1876, is a unique rental facility that provides a beautiful and historic setting for any gathering. The barn has been updated with modern conveniences, including two rooms of different sizes, a fully equipped kitchen, restrooms and heating/air conditioning, while still maintaining its historical ambiance. Whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or a larger event, the Centennial Barn offers a unique and charming atmosphere.


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About The Barn

In addition to the two first-floor rooms, the Centennial Barn offers restrooms located in the lobby between the two rooms, which serve the entire building. The barn can seat either a maximum of 150 people auditorium-style or a maximum of 80 people banquet-style. What’s more, it’s located just minutes away from downtown Harrisburg hotels, and offers all modern amenities without any of the distractions of the city (see directions for details).

The facility has WIFI and may be rented between the hours of 8:00 am and 11:00 pm.

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Room 1

Room 2


Program Room 1

Program Room 2

Cancellations: Full refund is available up to 1 month prior to the event, after 1 month, a full refund         less the $100 security deposit is given.
* The Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any request for Fort Hunter facilities.

A separate mandatory $100 security deposit is required for all rentals. This deposit is to assure clean up and abidance of rules, and is typically returned to the renter within 2 weeks after rental. It will not be returned if: cancellation is made less than 1 month prior to the rental, furniture is not left as it was found, rooms not rented were used, property is damaged, food and/or caterers equipment is left after the rental, or other situations deemed inappropriate by the Park Manager occur.



Tables and chairs are included in the rental fee. All set-up and tear down is the responsibility of renter. If any furniture is removed from its room, it must be returned following the rental or the security deposit will be forfeited. Furniture may not be taken outside the barn.


  • 150 black plastic folding


  • Eight,  8 foot x 30 inch (each table seats eight-ten)
  • Eight,  6 foot x 30 inch  (each table seats six)
  • Eight,  6 foot diameter round  (Each table seats six)

Previewing the Facilities

Previewing the facility is required. After checking availability and making a reservation, appointments may be made during regular business hours – Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Please email or call 599-5188, ext. 2114 to set up an appointment.

Questions?  Call 717-599-5188, ext. 2114 or email

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Rental Policies

Click the link below to view Fort Hunter’s rental policies.

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