Clearfield County Historical Society Board Meets

CLEARFIELD – The board of directors of the Clearfield County Historical Society met, Tuesday, March 27 at the Alexander Research Center in Clearfield.

Plans were made for the opening of both the museum and research center on Sunday, May 6. Both   are located adjacent to each other and will be open to the public on Thursdays and Sundays, from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., until the end of October.

The following items were undertaken:

  • Thirteen star U.S. flags were ordered, to be put on the grave sites of the county’s approximately 30 Revolutionary War veterans on Memorial Day.
  • A work day was planned for Sunday, April 8, at 1 p.m., to ready the museum for its opening in May. The board extended a welcome to all interested in Clearfield County history to attend and help.
  • The board expressed thanks to all of the visitors who attended Clearfield’s Downtown Sportsmen’s Day activities and then visited the museum to view the elk head display.
  • The annual Logs To Lumber program, highlighting the county’s lumber industry and heritage, is scheduled for Friday, May 18 at Curwensville Area High School. The society will again offer its maple syrup display and tasting.
  • The board heard from Terry O’Connor of Clearfield; representing the North Fork Archaeological Group of the Pennsylvania Archaeology Society. The group will meet in Brookville on April 6 to 8.
  • Plans were finalized to replace the main window in the Alexander Research Center.
  • The board heard financial reports and a listing of recent acquisitions.
  • The society now as 668 members.
  • The public is reminded to visit the society’s Web site at net and that museum tours for families, groups, etc., can be arranged by calling 814-378-5748.
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