Entries by Tara Fleming

Name the Pigeon Contest

A coloring book is being created with a Passenger Pigeon character that will teach kids about different historical figures or exhibits at our museum, but he needs a name!  So, we are holding a contest for students in the Forest Area schools to name our pigeon.  Teachers will provide them with the ballot to use […]

Tionesta Lights Up

The Forest County Historical Society has been active in our community celebrating the holidays in style.We decorated a Christmas tree in the Market Village to help our town have a festive look as we drive through. We decorated our tree in preparation for the upcoming year when we plan to celebrate the passing of the […]

Veterans Day Thank You

The Forest County Historical Society honored all our local Veterans by inviting them and our community to come together. The History Museum opened on Monday November 11 from 2-4. Many veterans and visitors, including Senator Scott Hutchinson and Eric Cepek, Veteran Affairs of Forest County checked out our Veterans Room, which is curated by the […]

Tionesta Cub Scouts

The Forest County History Center recently hosted nine Tionesta Cub Scouts along with five adult leaders. The troop visited the museum as part of their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 1st. Three Board members and volunteer Jim Knauff worked the hour-long visit with the children.The Scouts were greeted and given the history of the museum. They […]

Trick or Treat

The Forest County Historical Society Board and friends will once again pass out treats on Trick or Treat night in the Borough of Tionesta. It will be held on October 31st from 5:30PM -7:30PM, and we will be there dressed as characters from Forest County. Please come in the front porch and door and exit […]

Annual Fall Dinner October 17th

We will have our annual fall dinner at St. Anthony’s Church Hall, Tionesta on October 17th with a social half hour at 5:30 and meal served at 6:30. The menu this year is Roast Turkey and Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, mixed Vegetables, Coleslaw, Assorted pies, and coffee, tea, and Ice tea The cost this year will […]