Scenes of Juniata County from the photographic collection of Tom Leister will be shown during the Juniata County Historical Society’s Spring Dinner Program this year. The dinner, set for Tuesday, April 9 at Walker Grange, Mexico, PA, will feature photos from Leister’s vast collection of happenings in the county caught on camera. He started his photo collection following a camera purchase in 1980. He simply had an interest in recording events, he explains of why he began snapping area photos. […]
The archives room will be closed the week of Thanksgiving and no appointment hours will be available. We will open again on November 27th with our regular hours and the last day for normal business hours in 2018 will be December 12th, and we will be open for regular business hours again on March 19th 2019. If you need to do any research between December 26th and March 19th, please contact the archives for an appointment at 717-436-5152 or send […]
It was a wet and rainy day on July 22nd when this display was originally scheduled for. Therefore the decision was made to cancel the event. However, we have rescheduled for August 19th and we hope to see you there! It is always a lot of fun!
Tom and Jeanne Cleck Reese, owners of the historic American House in East Waterford, hosted a Spring Fling, April 28, to benefit the Tuscarora Academy. The American House was built in 1790, and later served as a hotel to stage coach travelers and passengers on the Tuscarora Valley Railroad. The hotel hosted guests and served as many as 500 Sunday meals, under the ownership of Miss Grace Pannebaker, who passed away in 1960. The Reese’s gave a history of the building and […]
The Juniata County Historical Society Archives Room will open by appointment only May 29 and 30, 2018, if a volunteer is available. Normal hours, Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Wednesdays,10 a.m. – 1 p.m., will resume June 5. You may contact the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-436-5152.