Categotry Archives: General

Just Hanging Out At The Archives

The society recently added something new to their walls at the Archives — two clocks! Those of you who haven’t visited the society’s Archives for some time should stop by and see what’s hanging out there. The clocks that were just placed on the walls last week are a rare Waterbury “Leipsic” model walnut parlor/regulator clock circa 1895-1915. This clock once hung in the Keystone Hotel in Mifflin, PA and actually survived the fire that took place in that Hotel […]

We Made It!

This photo of the Juniata County Historical Society’s Academia Pomeroy Covered Bridge is featured in the 2014 Project for Pennsylvania Transportation & Heritage’s [ProjectPATH] calendar. The photo chosen to be included in their calendar was taken by P. Joseph Lehman Inc. Consulting Engineers and Juniata County Historical Society and is featured in the month of July. It was the contest’s Facebook Fan Favorite runner-up with 55 votes, 11 shares and 15 comments. Thanks to those of you who voted via […]

Historical Educational Events Continue at Archives

It may be a cold winter, but it hasn’t hindered those interested in learning more about The Revolutionary War to come out for Historical Educational Events held by the society. Two programs, presented by Steve Runkle, were held at the Juniata County Library’s Community Room this January. The first, The Revolutionary War in the Susquehanna River Basin Region, was held January 13, 2014. Runkle gave a room packed full of individuals insight on the part played by the Northern Americans during the war.  His […]

Help Support Society Photo

A photo of the Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge was recently submitted to the 2014 ProjectPATH Calendar by Sheila Yorks on behalf of the Juniata County Historical Society. Contest photos were posted anonymously on the Preservation Pennsylvania Facebook page. Facebook friends are invited to vote for their favorite photo by “liking” it. We invite you to look at the page and vote for our beautiful landmark in Juniata County, which could be a winner and be placed onto the calendar. Voting ends […]

Society President Asks For Member Input

Audrey Sizelove was program presenter at the Juniata County Historical Society (JCHS) fall dinner program, Sept 25 at Walker Grange, Mexico. She joined the Board of Directors in 2000 and has served as secretary, Juniata Jottings newsletter editor, Vice-President, and has been President since 2010. She presented: “The Historical Society at a Crossroads: Our Collection, Historic Properties, and the Dilemma of the Tuscarora Academy”. This highlighted extensive research items housed at the Archives Room and reviewed the annual maintenance costs […]