Author Archives: Mike Hower

Work to Resume at Archives on December 8th

As of Dec 8, 2021 volunteers should be able to return to limited work at the Archives, after being out for more than 5 weeks for environmental concerns. The County has allowed us to re-enter the area, although furniture and resources are in total disarray. Local companies GME Communication, HomeFront Cyber, and CentreWisp have been crucial in getting our computers, internet and phones back in service. We are waiting for an evaluation on how to treat the moisture issues, and […]

New Book Published on the Tuscarora Academy

JCHS Board of Directors member Jessica Guyer has published a book detailing the history of the Academy and the life stories of some of the students who attend there. The book is available for purchase on Amazon or by clicking on the Image of the cover page. The synopsis reads as follows: Advertisements for Tuscarora Academy continued to use this phrase more than 50 years after the school was established in 1836. Located in the hamlet of Academia, Juniata County, […]

Archives Closed Due to Environmental Issues

The archives will be closed until further notice until this issue can be resolved. We will not be able to take research requests at this time as we will have no access to anything inside the archives and we will not be able to respond to phone messages. We ask for patience as we work through this situation.

Limited Time Remaining to Visit Tuscarora Academy for 2021!

The Tuscarora Academy Museum is only open two more times before closing for the season! Sunday September 12th from 1:30-4pm Saturday September 18th from 9am to 4pm for National Museum Day. Come on out to Academia! Visitors can walk through at their own speed and volunteers are there to answer any questions. There’s lots to see!

Society Hosts PA Representative John Hershey

On Monday, August 16th the the JCHS hosted Representative John Hershey for a Tour of several of our sites Including the Academy, the Pomeroy-Academia Covered Bridge and the Glebe Cemetery.