Categotry Archives: General

Fall Dinner to Feature Millersburg Ferryman Captain Jack Dillman

Captain Jack Dillman, former ferryman of the Millersburg Ferry for many years, will be speaking at this year’s Juniata County Historical Society Fall Dinner Meeting to be held Wednesday, October 12. Dillman, began his work at the wheel of the ferry, when he was a young teen. His familiarity with the Susquehanna River near Millersburg began when he was just 14 years old and he began exploring the river on his own. During this time, coal was being dredged from the […]

Tuscarora Academy Ready to Receive Visitors!

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!

Spring Dinner April 27th!

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 […]

Archives To Open For Business April 5

The Juniata County Historical Society Archives Room will be open for business Tuesday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All other hours are by appointment by calling 717-436-5152 (let message) or via email at jchs1931juniatacountyhistoricalsociety.org

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 […]

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