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Tuscarora Academy Fund-Raiser Is Self-Paced Tour of Historical Landmarks

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 […]

Annual Meeting Set – Amended Bylaws Vote

The Annual Meeting of the Juniata County Historical Society will be held at 6:30 p.m., Apr 13, 2016, at Walker Grange, Mexico. Active members of the Society may vote to elect the Board of Directors, and to approve the Amended Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. Copies of the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws can be viewed right here by downloading the Proposed Bylaws and Proposed Articles of Incorporation, or by visiting the Archives Room, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 3 […]

Spring Program to Feature Centralia Mine Fire Presentation

The JCHS Annual Meeting and Spring Dinner Program will begin at 6:30 p.m., April 13, 2016 at Walker Grange, Mexico, PA. There will be 50/50 tickets sold to benefit the Tuscarora Academy. After the meal, a short business meeting will be held to elect board members.   Membership may also be asked to vote on Society bylaws and articles of incorporation, if revisions are complete. This will be followed by author David DeKok’s presentation, “Fire Underground: The Ongoing Tragedy of […]

Successful Academy Fund-raiser Thanks to You

The First Annual Tuscarora Academy Fundraiser was a big success that could not have happened without: a lot of hard work by our fund-raising committee; great community support by sponsors of the event; use of the Juniata Valley Winery grounds and facilities; and the auction services of Steve McLaughlin. In addition, hundreds of individuals donated items for both the silent and live auctions, including books,pottery, rifles, photographs, collectibles, and artwork, as well as a shoo-fly pattern, civil war reproduction fabric […]

Tuscarora Academy Fund-raising Event August 15, 2015

The first annual Tuscarora Academy fund-raising event will be held August 15, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.with hors d’oeuvres and music by The Fever Trees while guests bid on the silent auction items at the Juniata Valley Winery, located on Rt. 35 South in Walnut. The live auction begins at 5:00 p.m. with a variety of antiques and local memorabilia on the auction block. Check out some of the antiques to be sold at http://www.auctionzip.com/pa.html which has a photograph and description of […]