Fall Dinner Program Features Linda Gilmore Speaking on Those Settlers involved in the Attack on Fort Bigham

Juniata County Historical Society’s fall dinner program will be held Wed., Oct. 19 at Walker Grange, Mexico at 6:30 p.m.

Program features author Linda Martin Gilmore who will speak on the 260th anniversary of the Indian attack on Bigham’s Fort. She will give a glimpse into the lives and hardships of the settlers who were involved and survived the attack. Copies of her book: Peril and Perseverance in the Pennsylvania Backcountry 1755-1765: Shearman’s Valley, Tuscarora Valley , and the Mouth of the Juniata will be offered for sale.

Cost is $15 for the program and family style roast beef dinner. Reservations and payment are due by Oct. 12. Call the Archives Room Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Mailing address is 498 Jefferson St., Suite B, Mifflintown, PA 17059. Checks should be made to Juniata County Historical Society. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like tickets mailed to you.

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