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2015/07/06 08:00
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There’s no doubt in historian Joseph Garrera’s mind that folks from Hazleton and surrounding areas traveled to Harrisburg or Philadelphia to pay their final respects to President Abraham...
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2015/07/06 06:19
2015/07/06 06:19
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Check your attics, your closets, your cabinets and basements. Connellsville Historical Society wants to preserve family memories — especially military memories. Connellsville's Canteen, on West...
2015/07/06 06:18
2015/07/06 06:18
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Once-bustling mining district did not deliver a boom Richard Perske, author of “Boom Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Fulford,” stands at the entrance to Fulford last month. Photo by Bob...
2015/07/06 06:00
2015/07/06 06:00
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The new facility includes computers for online research and Wi-Fi for individuals who bring their personal laptops or tablets. It also offers a computer lab, which will be available for society...
2015/07/06 05:56
2015/07/06 05:56
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Jesse was born on Aug. 24, 1930, in East Side Borough, White Haven, Pa., the son of the late Elmer Edward and Nettie Viola Hayes Siglin. He has lived in the Braceville area since 1949. Jesse married...
2015/07/06 05:56
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The John Stark Edwards House Museum, erected in 1807, was host to Nicole Marino and other history buffs Sunday afternoon during an open house. Marino's discussion was part of the Summer Sundays on...
2015/07/06 05:21
2015/07/06 05:21
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The 87th St. Rita's Festival is Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Anyone of any age can enjoy themselves playing games including bingo; eating delicious Italian food, baked goods and ice cream; and just...
2015/07/06 05:13
2015/07/06 05:13
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Over the years the Battery and general store have drawn in a good crowd. This year the Harkin Store managed to fill the parking lot to capacity. Once every half hour Battery members fired off the...
2015/07/06 05:01
2015/07/06 05:01
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From session to session, activities and talks led by educator Nicole Thelen will cover many aspects of Colonial life, from medicine, home life, and children’s games with kids making Colonial-era toys,...
2015/07/06 03:52
2015/07/06 03:52
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Local News July 4th weekend the Newark Valley Historical Society kicked off this year's open tours for the Bement-Billings Farmstead Museum. The tours are $2 for adults and $1 for...
2015/07/06 03:20
2015/07/06 03:20
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A piece of the Santa Clarita Valley’s oil history — gutted by a fire last year — now faces the wrecking ball. Around the turn of the 20th century, the “Star Oil House” welcomed executives from the...
2015/07/06 01:43
2015/07/06 01:43
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WARWICK — In a bygone era, before the advent of electronics, the only screens a family owned were fireplace screens — a far cry from the ubiquitous television screen that hangs above the fireplace in...
2015/07/06 01:37
2015/07/06 01:37
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Lake Shasta provides water to Sacramento and the crop-rich San Joaquin Valley more than 300 miles to the south. It's California's largest reservoir and considered a jewel by anglers — many unaware of...
2015/07/06 00:15
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The Sippican Historical Society hosted a fundraiser heirloom discovery/antiques appraisal at the Marion Music Hall on June 27. Featured appraisers Frank McNamee and Jim Gahan examined a number of...
Colin Veitch
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2015/07/06 00:15
2015/07/06 00:15
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Rochester Historical Society Meeting The July meeting of the Rochester Historical Society will be an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 15 at the East Rochester Church/ Museum, 355 County Rd. at...
Tom Perry
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2015/07/05 23:40
2015/07/05 23:40
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Each year the Upshur County Historical Society opens their summer exhibit featuring a different aspect of local history. Titled “From Eight Grade and High School Diplomas to Academies, Normal...
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2015/07/05 20:37
2015/07/05 20:37
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BETHEL — Music filled downtown as a “cacophony orchestra” paraded along the sidewalk pausing at a toy shop and book store to perform a rousing chorus of “Happy Birthday” in honor of Phineas Taylor "P....
2015/07/05 20:28
2015/07/05 20:28
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The faces behind the Owen Sound Marine and Rail Museum are being brought out and put on display. On Saturday, the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre marked 30 years of the museum's existence with...
2015/07/05 17:15
2015/07/05 17:15
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It was the old vital records books of Gloucester, Massachusetts, that gave me dozens of Bennett, Wharff, Lane, Millett and Riggs ancestors to help fill in my pedigree charts. Such books for dozens of...
2015/07/05 14:00
2015/07/05 14:00
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Now, folks in this Carter County town are raising questions about the management of the once-bustling attraction. When it closed, the museum’s liability insurance had lapsed, some memorabilia had...
2015/07/06 08:00
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