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Registration Open for Bus Trip to Roycroft Campus

On Monday June 24th, the Edinboro Seniors will visit the Roycroft Campus, founded in 1897 by Eldred Hubbard, and is the best preserved complex of buildings remaining in the United States of the “guilds” that evolved as centers of craftsmanship.  … Continue reading

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Oil Region National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act Reintroduced in Congress

The Oil Region National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act (H.R. 642) has been reintroduced in Congress in order to extend federal funding authorization through 2026 for programs and projects in Venango and eastern Crawford Counties of Pennsylvania. Originally designated by law … Continue reading

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McCord Library Announces Their February Speaker Series

Friends of McCord Memorial Library invite you to attend their February Speaker Series. All presentations take place at the library, 32 West Main Street, North East at 10:00 am. February 2, 2019 Lake Erie Shipwrecks:  History Preserved at the Bottom … Continue reading

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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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