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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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.