History & Heritage

History & Heritage

Time Travelers Summer 2017 Passport Program

April 01, 2017August 31, 2017 | History & Heritage

Discover the amazing history and heritage in your own backyard this summer and have a chance to win an overnight history-themed getaway to Philadelphia, PA!

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Gone, But Not Forgotten: Death and Mourning Customs in Victorian America

June 17, 2017August 27, 2017 | History & Heritage

Gone, But Not Forgotten, an exhibit highlighting the customs and practices surrounding death and mourning during the Victorian period. Included in the exhibit are a display of coffins, human hair creations, post-mortem photographs, coffin plates, embalming tables, wicker carriers, and memorials to departed loved ones.

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Discovery Days at Lincoln Caverns

June 24, 2017June 25, 2017 | History & Heritage

Just once a year, enjoy special historic tours, free workshops, children's activities and fun for the whole family.

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Union County Veterans' 4th of July Grand Marshal to Speak and Perform at Bucknell University

June 25, 2017 | History & Heritage

Parade Grand Marshal David S. Wisnia, Auschwitz Prisoner to 101st Airborne Trooper, will be at Rooke Chapel, Bucknell University on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 2:00pm for a presentation, singing, and signing of his book, "One Voice, Two Lives." Doors open at 1:30pm.

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Celebrate Rural Heritage

July 08, 2017 | History & Heritage

The Union County Historical Society marks the 100th anniversary of the US entry into World War I, with :Celebrate Rural Heritage: Over There, Over Here – Life on the Home Front in Union County during WWI.” Enjoy children's activities, farm animals, and demonstrations of skills and crafts from the early 1900s, plus live music and great food. Tours of the Dale/Engle/Walker House will be offered.

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Danville Heritage Festival

July 14, 2017July 16, 2017 | History & Heritage

Parade, historical speakers, living history demonstrations, a quoit tournament, and fireworks

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Muncy Historical Society Annual Quilt Show & Exhibition

July 14, 2017July 15, 2017 | History & Heritage

Always more than a quilt show- featuring antique, vintage, and traditional quilts, a special presentation, and a quilter's rummage sale..

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Gutelius House Museum Tour

July 16, 2017 | History & Heritage

House Tours and Guest Speaker at the Gutelius House

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