In the mid-1700s, Frederick Hummel decided to start selling some of his land to German settlers. Frederickstown was established in 1762 and eventually became Hummelstown. For nearly 250 years, this small community located nine miles east of Harrisburg has flourished.
Renting an apartment in Hummelstown will surround you in history. The Parish House, built in 1815 as the second Zion Lutheran Church (the first was built in 1766), is home to the Hummelstown Area Historical Society’s museum. It houses artifacts from the 1700s, as well as a large arrowhead collection.
Located three miles southwest of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Hershey Park attractions, shopping, theater, golf, and more are a short drive away. Enjoy Hershey Park’s roller coasters, rides, and Boardwalk featuring nine water attractions or catch a Broadway show at Hershey Theater.
With three parks, a nature trail, and a quaint downtown, Hummelstown apartment rentals are family-friendly and conveniently located to several dynamic areas.