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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 […]

Midway Drive-in Has a Long History!

The Drive-In is still alive, but unfortunately some of them may no longer be operating since at the end of this year, the majority of them will face closure with the movie industry’s switch from 35 mm film to digital. Upgrading to digital projection costs will be extremely high. This summer the Midway Drive-In entertained guests in the great outdoors. Many evenings cars would be lined up along William Penn Highway waiting to get to the entrance of Juniata County’s […]

Civil War Event This Weekend!

A Civil War Event will be held at the Academy Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25. Union and Confederate re-enactors will be set up at the Tuscarora Academy Museum in Academia. They will give presentations and demonstrations of the Civil War soldier’s way of life throughout the weekend. The Academy Museum will be open Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. There’s no fee to visit so feel free to stop by that weekend. This will be the […]