The Juniata County Historical Society Tuscarora Academy Museum, and Archives Research Library, will be open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16 to participate in the Juniata River Valley Museum Day. At the Archives, there will be a Table Top Sale of discounted publications and extra local school yearbooks.
For our first Sunday of the season, we’re holding extended hours & will have special guests! Save the Date – June 4th!
By Jane Cannon Mort Two firearms and a Civil War-era fife that were stolen from the Juniata County Historical Society’s museum, the Tuscarora Academy, almost 45 years ago, are back where they belong. Jess Guyer, society volunteer and museum curator, worked with Philadelphia-area authorities for more than two years to identify and verify items that the society had reported missing in March 1979. The items included a Revolutionary War-era Sharpe flintlock pistol that belonged to an ancestor of Guyer’s, a […]
The Juniata County Historical Society board of directors is pleased to announce we have been awarded two grants from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). This includes the General Operating Support (GOS) grant, $4,000 and a Historical and Archival Records Care (HARC) grant, $5,000. The GOS grant helps pay for operating costs. The HARC grant is designated specifically to fund the purchase of two scanners and a computer to begin work to digitize tax records, photographs and more. In […]
Spring is around the corner, which means the archives will be reopening for regular business hours! This year our planned reopening will take place March 21st. We look forward to seeing everyone again!