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2022 Tuesday Talks: Season Schedule

We have finalized our schedule for our Tuesday lecture series called Tuesday Talks at the Museum. These talks all start at 7:00 at the museum. Speakers will talk for half of an hour and then stay around until 8:00 for any questions from the audience. This event is free for all museum members and cost $5.00 for nonmembers.

Community Scavenger Hunt

We are working with the Forest Area School District this month on several events. First, a Community Scavenger Hunt is being run by the schools PTO. It will be open to the entire West Forest Elementary School. Students will come to the door, sign in and look for the gold and blue star in our […]

FCHS Summer Intern Position

The Forest County Historical Society is seeking a high school or college student to be an intern at the History Museum in Tionesta during the summer of 2022.

Forest County Historical Society Spring Dinner

Our Spring Dinner will be held at the Methodist Church in Marienville on Wednesday, April 27.  The speakers will tell us about Leo Nuhfer.  Leo attended East Forest School, played basketball while at East Forest and played the saxophone in the band. He also hunted with his dad. He then went to Penn State Behrend […]

Special thanks to Mr. Jim Brunner

We ended our Tuesday Talks at the museum last night. Special thanks to Mr Jim Brunner, Forest Press columnist for a great ending to our season with “The magic of your own back yard.” Thank you Jim for reminding us what a gem we have here in Forest County.

Halloween at the Museum

The Forest County Historical Society will be celebrating Halloween on Saturday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. There will be candy for the kids and a chance to see the inside of the History Museum. People passing out candy will be wearing gloves and we would ask that adults wear masks as they accompany their […]

Meet Pixson Pennesta!

We are proud to announce the winning name is: Pixson Pennesta.  Pixon was submitted by Alison McLaughlin of West Forest and Pennesta was submitted by Jayden Colvin of East Forest.  These two students will receive a twenty-dollar bill and a quarter collection.  Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all students who participated. 

Tree Planting In Tionesta

Through a grant from the TreeVitalize program, FCHS planted 10 decorative trees at Tionesta Park. After a training session conducted by Marah Fielden of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, along with other volunteers, planted the trees on Saturday, May 11th.