Due to the continuing winter weather issues , the Archives Room will be closed Wednesday 3/15/2017. Normal Operating hours will continue next Tuesday March 21st. If you have a request or need something, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we reopen. Thank you for your patience and understanding and stay warm!
Due to Winter Storm Stella, the Archives Room will be closed on 3/14/2017. We will continue to monitor the weather and snow situation at the archives and make a decision about Wednesday based on what happens Tuesday night. If you have a request or need something, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we reopen. Thank you for your patience and understanding and stay […]
In review of the 2017 budget, income does not cover costs and the Juniata County Historical Society board of directors had to make adjustments to their membership fees. The fees for an individual membership will be $20 and family memberships will be $25 effective January 1, 2017. And, as well email/mail volunteer research of one surname will increase as well and will cost $45. These fees are in line with those charged by surrounding area historical societies. We hope that […]
Juniata County Historical Society’s fall dinner program will be held Wed., Oct. 19 at Walker Grange, Mexico at 6:30 p.m. Program features author Linda Martin Gilmore who will speak on the 260th anniversary of the Indian attack on Bigham’s Fort. She will give a glimpse into the lives and hardships of the settlers who were involved and survived the attack. Copies of her book: Peril and Perseverance in the Pennsylvania Backcountry 1755-1765: Shearman’s Valley, Tuscarora Valley , and the Mouth […]
The second annual Tuscarora Academy fund-raiser is to be held Saturday afternoon, August 20. Planned in collaboration with the Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church’s 250th anniversary, the fund-raiser is a self-guided tour of several points of interest in and nearby the area of Academia. It includes historical landmarks such as the Patterson House, Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge, Tuscarora Academy, Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church and cemetery, Book Indian Mound, Spruce Hill Lunch and Wilson House B&B. Tickets are $25 per adult ticket, $10 […]