The motto of Mechanicsburg is a good place to live. Well, this not just a motto; rather it is a reality. The town has been attracting residents from all places since the year 1807. Mechanicsburg is known for its rich history and well-developed outlook. The town is a heaven for the history lovers. The local administration has preserved almost all of the historical spots that exist here. Some of these spots are The Stationmaster's House built in 1863, the Freight Station built circa 1870, and the Passenger Station erected in 1866. The mentioned historical buildings and other such exhibits can be toured by you via Mechanicsburg Museum Association. The town is home to several other places of interest as well where you can go for a nice photo session. These points of interest include names like Hall's tower and Liberty Forge Arboretum. The downtown of the region is lined with a collection of mom and pop shops and restaurants. You can stop in one of these restaurants and shops and mingle with the locals over dinners or breakfast. You can browse through the art galleries and shops along the main streets. You can also purchase local goods, pumpkins or flowers from farm-fresh stands and the markets. It is certainly not a bad option to seek residence in a 55+ community of the town. These communities are tailor-made for retiring individuals. In these communities, you do not need to bear any maintenance cost and secondly, you have loads of recreational options available too. If you browse through NewHomeSource, you will find many such retirement homes for sale in Mechanicsburg. There is an entire community in the region as well whose name is Traditions of America. The community has a price tag of $267,900-$359,870. The size of a house in the community is 2314 sq. ft. The community has 9 vacant homes at the moment.