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Dr. Judith Lynch To Speak At Edinboro Area Historical Society’s Annual Dinner

The Edinboro Area Historical Society will hold its annual dinner at Nick’s Place, 12246 Edinboro Road on Wednesday, January 30th.  The doors will open at 6:00 pm, and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm.  Dr. Judith Lynch will be … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Penn State Behrend

The Harborcreek Historical Society’s annual meeting is Saturday, January 26th at 10:00 am at the Harborcreek Township Building, 5601 Buffalo Road. Penn State Behrend campus archivist Jane Ingold will give an overview of the history of the college from Hammermill … Continue reading

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January Coffee House at The Little Church

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A Celebration of Life & Work on Our Waterways

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1918 exhibit now open at Edinboro’s Doucette House Museum

Visit the Doucette House Museum’s South Exhibit Room on the second floor and take a trip back to 1918 and the early 1920s.  It is here you can see how the people lived by examining tools and utensils from that … Continue reading

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PHMC and Historical Records Advisory Board announce new grant opportunity for archival records

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) and the Pennsylvania State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) are now accepting applications for the new Historical & Archival Records Care (HARC) grant program. The application deadline is August 1, 2018. Funding is … Continue reading

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Harborcreek Historical Society celebrates township’s ethnic heritage with new exhibits

The Harborcreek Historical Society will host a series of displays throughout the year that will honor immigrants who settled in Harborcreek Township. The current display, which is located in the Gifford-Blanchfield House, features immigrants from Ireland and Italy, and the … Continue reading

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Lake Shore welcomes rail expert Randy Gustafson

Lake Shore Railway Historical Society, will host special guest Randy Gustafson, Vice President of Operations/Transportation Analyst of Stone Consulting at the Society’s 62nd Annual Banquet on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  The event will be held in Wesleyville at St. James … Continue reading

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Historical Society seeks volunteers to collect oral histories

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center will offer a two-day training event on collecting Army Veterans stories to be included in the Army’s Historical Archives. The training will take place April 26 and 27, 2018 8:30 am – 5:00 … Continue reading

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WQLN ‘Shalom, Soldier’ spotlights Erie Jewish WWII Veterans

Through support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and in partnership with Erie’s Temple Anshe Hesed and the Jefferson Educational Society, WQLN TV’s original production ‘Shalom, Soldier’ tells the stories of several of Erie’s Jewish World War II servicemen. The … Continue reading

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