Some updates from the Archives! We continue to hold open hours on Tuesdays from 10am until 4pm. In addition, we will also be open on Wednesdays from 10am until 1pm. The final day that the archives will be open this year is December 20, 2022. After being closed for the winter, we will reopen on March 21, 2023. We will, however, gladly offer winter hours by pre-scheduled appointment depending on volunteer availability. This can be arranged in advance by calling […]
The Tuscarora Academy is open now through the end of August! We’re excited to welcome visitors and to unveil this summer’s special sports exhibit. Don’t forget we have duplicate historic county items for sale while supplies last!
The Juniata County Historical Society’s Spring Dinner and Annual Business meeting will be held Wednesday, April 27 at Walker Grange at 6:30 p.m. Speaker will be Jessica Guyer on her book Tuscarora Academy: Providence Is Here. A chicken breast meal will be served. Following the meal there will be a short business meeting with the election of officers prior to the speaker’s presentation. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the Archives room on Tuesdays or call 717-436-5152 […]
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 […]
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, […]