Special thanks to Ron Heasley for his Tuesday Talk at the Museum on June 23. Ron stepped up when the woman scheduled to speak had to decline due to a hospital stay. Ron talked about memories of the Tionesta Beach. We had ten people attend who laughed at old pictures and reminisced about the last […]
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Governor Wolf has declared Forest County green as of May 29, 2020. We at the Forest county History Center plan to re-open on Friday June 12. Our hours for this year are Monday through Saturday noon – four o’clock except on Tuesday when we will once again offer our lecture series, Tuesday Talks at the […]
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.
In 2020, the Forest County Historical Society (FCHS) will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote. FCHS knows women from Forest County were active in this cause, as the Museum has pictures from a 1915 parade in Tionesta showing women dressed in appropriate clothing and carrying […]
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 […]
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 […]