Mother’s Day Event Planned by Clearfield Co. Historical Society Board

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Historical Society Board met April 17 to make plans for the opening of its Kerr House Museum and Alexander Research Center on Sunday, May 6.

The board encouraged the public to visit both adjacent buildings to tour the displays and to probe their family genealogies.  Admission and tours are free of charge.

The board also emphasized that its research center contains many local genealogy sources that are not found online.  Volunteers will be posted to help researchers.

On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, the society will sponsor a “Take Your Mother to the Museum Day,” from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The museum will be open to honor mothers and their families. Tours will be offered, as well as cookies and refreshments. The public is welcome.

In other matters, the board

  • Reviewed its inventory of local historical publications and maps for sale
  • Noted that the semi-annual spring bulletin will be mailed soon to members
  • Made plans to participate in the Logs to Lumber Day on Friday, May 18 at Curwensville Area High School. Samples of locally-made maple syrup will be available.
  • Scheduled house cleaning and display changes for the Kerr House Museum
  • Received 13-star U.S. flags to mark the graves of Revolutionary War veterans buried in Clearfield County
  • Noted that the Annual Frenchville Picnic will be held July 21-22
  • Examined the newly-revised museum brochure
  • Noted that membership stands at 669
  • Reminded those interested that the society’s webpage can be found at net. The site includes a link to the society’s Facebook page.
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