The Millersburg Ferry Boat Association is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Corporation for the purpose of owning and operating historical ferry boats on the Susquehanna River, between the Borough of Millersburg and the Ferryboat Campsites on the West Shore of the Susquehanna River. To provide educational opportunities to riders of the Ferry boat, and to provide education and historical information to the public regarding the operation of ferry boats along the Susquehanna River in order to preserve the history of this now unique Paddle Wheel Ferry, and to train, in accordance with the U.S. Coast Guard approved course of study, Ferry Boat Captains for Licensing by the Coast Guard.
The Board of Directors who meet monthly is the regulating body for the Millersburg Ferry Boat Association is comprised 9 members from local organizations and community citizens.
Two boats are presently part of the fleet, The Roaring Bull V and the Falcon III, according to the U. S. Coast Guard, are the only two remaining all-wooden, double-paddle stern wheel ferry boats of their type remaining in the United States.
The landings, ferry wall, and rights-of-way are contributing factors to the privilege of listing on the National Historic Register. The boats themselves, although not contributing factors for the Register, are the moving history that completes the scene. Association members obtained Pennsylvania state historic registry in 1970 and national registry in August 2006.
In December 2002 the Association was granted permission to hold educational classes train our employees to become licenses captains under the rules and regulations of the U. S. Coast Guard. This program consists of classroom and on the job training. To date we have acquired 4 certified captains through the program "Licensing 200 and Beyond".