CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Historical Society Board of Directors met recently at the West Side United Methodist Church to review its comprehensive Web site.
The presentation was made by Jim Moore of Clearfield, who maintains the site for the CCHS. The site can be found at www.clearfieldcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
Both the Kerr House Museum and Alexander Research Center will be open for visitors and researchers, beginning Sunday, May 5.
Hours of operation will be Sundays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. The museum and center will be closed:
- Sunday, May 26 for Memorial Day weekend.
- Thursday, July 3 for Independence Day.
- Sunday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day weekend.
- Sunday, Oct. 13 for the Apple Cider Festival at the Bloody Knox Cabin.
- Thursday, Oct. 23 for the CCHS Annual Dinner
The board received notification from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission of the approval of its annual $4,000 grant.
The board also noted that the printing of the 1897 Public Spirit history book of select Clearfield County townships is finished and will be available for sale for $26. The book was organized and edited by Diane and Jim Yarger, formerly of Madera and Sanborn.
In other business, the board:
- reported that current membership stands at 669.
- set a museum work day for Sunday, April 28.
- approved participation in the Logs to Lumber program at Curwensville Area High School on May 17.
- welcomed the public to attend the Mother’s Day Tea event at the Kerr House Museum on Sunday, May 12.
- heard an update about the planned CCHS cookbook and welcomed submitted recipes from members and those interested in adding to the book.