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French Settlers of Frenchville, Covington & Girard Twps.

8 1/2 x 11 inch soft cover - A History of the French Settlers of Covington and Girard Townships, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
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Cost $30.00

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My Partner, The River

by Dudley Tonkin.
This 276 page hardbound, 1958 reprint in 2011. This book tells the white pine story on the Susquehanna, and excellent description of the various processes by which timber was cut, peeled, transported and marketed during the heyday of the rafting and timber floating.

COST $50.00

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80 Miles of Wilderness

Adventure on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River by O. Lynn Frank,

48 page paperback, 1970, revised 2011. This covers the history and lore of the river trip from Clearfield to Karthaus. New edition includes several new maps.

Cost $6.00

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Ghost Towns and Vanishing Villages of Clearfield County, PA

by Richard T. Hughes, 2011, a 92 page paperback, well illustrated.

COST $10.00

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Sam King's Maps

set of four
...including Cornplanter's Kingdom, 1970; More of God's Country, 1968; Heart of the Last Frontier in Pennsylvania, 1960 and Heart of the Alleghenies, 1953. Maps are color packaged in sets of four.

COST $20.00

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Pioneers of Second Fork

by James P. Burke, 2009, 216-page paperback, illustrated. History of 16 families of western PA who steeled on the headwaters of Susquehanna River. Genealogies of the Grove, Hicks, Morey, Lewis, Overturf, Dents, Mix, Winslow, Weed, Webb Kincaid, Johnson, Benezet, Brookin and Bliss families included.

COST $16.00

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Clearfield County Twentieth Century War Casualties

254 page book containing comprehensive lists of county soldiers killed in action during WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Lists include names, hometown, date and place killed. This paperback reference book concentrates on WWII with articles, pictures, etc.

COST 25.00

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Adventures of Zenas Leonard

Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard - Five Years as a Mountain Man in the Rocky Mountains by himself, 189-page paperback.

COST 20.00

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The Pennsylvania Winslows

The Carpenter Winslow Family of the Pennsylvania Wilds by Robert Winslow Nay. 149 page paperback.

COST $20.00

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Commerce On Early American Waterway


The Transport of Goods by Arks, Rafts and Log Drivers by Earl E. Brown, 2009, 234-page paperback, well illustrated.
'Colonial pioneers began entering the logging and forestry industries in great numbers along ......'

COST $45.00

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Clearfield County's Resistance to the Civil War & The Bloody Knox Saga 1864-2004

This 40 page booklet was first published in 2004 for the county's bicentennial and quickly sold out. This 2007 revised edition has added information, more newspaper clippings and additional photos.

COST $5.00

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Around Curwensville - 'Images of America'

by Julie Rae Rickard. including Businesses, Industry, Lifestyles & Celebrations etc., plus many interesting B&W photos.

COST $20.00

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A Twentieth Century History of Clearfield County, PA

By Richard T. Hughes. A 1351 page capsule of events, news clippings, naratives, photos, illustrations & maps surrounding 100 years between 1900 - 2000 of the development of Clearfield County.

COST $80.00

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Caldwell's 1878 Clearfield County Illustrated Atlas

A 263 page Hardback reprint of the Clearfield County Atlas published by Caldwell in 1878. This publication is size 14" by 17", printed on archival acid free paper for the enjoyment of future generations, more than 100 sketches of county buildings: businesses, farms, schools, and homes.

COST $100.00

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Clearfield County: or, Reminiscences of the Past" 1859 by S.B. Row.

In 1859, S.B. Row compiled a history of the County's first settlers. Visiting townships and settlements securing data from ancestors and surviving settlers. Row published this record in a series of weekly articles in the "Raftsman's Journal", at the time.

COST $35.00

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Some Genealogies and Family Records

by A. Y. Straw, indexed - SOFT COVER VERSION

Cost - $30.00

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Marriage Records of Clearfield County, prior to 1885

by Robert Allison - To make available to Genealogists, amateur or professional, a record of marriages in Clearfield County before they were part of the official record at the Courthouse (October 1, 1885).

COST $20.00

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KURTZ BROS.- A Centennial History 1894-1994 (Employees, Families, and Community)

This book is to commemorate the 100 years of Kurtz Bros. It is written not to just chronicle the corporate events of that century, but to take a look at some of those who have shaped and influenced the past as well as those in whose hands the present and future of the company are entrusted.

COST $5.00

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Pennsylvania Bucktails

A Photographic Album of the 42nd, 149th, and 150th Pennsylvania Regiments
One of the most distinguished units to serve in the Civil War was the 42ndPennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (13th Reserves), popularly known as the Bucktails.
Hardcover. High quality, glossy paper. 318 pages;

COST $45.00

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The Clearfield Area — Today and Tomorrow - Education in Focus

A series of articles was conceived by Publisher W. K. Ulerich of The Progress and suggested to Editor George A. Scott early in January 1966.
127 page, Paperback, Measures 5 1/2" x 8"

COST $10.00

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The Clearfield Area — Today and Tomorrow - Railroads of the Area

The 31 chapters in this history of Clearfield County Railroads originally appeared as separate, once-a-week
articles in The Progress under the heading "The Clearfield Area - Today-Tomorrow."
140 pages, Paperback Measures 5 1/2" x 8"

COST $10.00

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Clearfield County Train Excursions

This four color, 24 page booklet contains 15 illustrations, maps of the excursion routes, brief histories of the railroad companies and the communities to be visited.
 

Cost - $6.00

CONTACT INFORMATION...

Clearfield County Historical Society

   511 Van Valzah Ave.
   Clearfield, PA 16830


Phone: 814-765-6125 for a brief recording... then leave your message after the beep.

VISITOR INFORMATION

    Our Clearfield  'Kerr' Museum and Alexander Research Center is open each Sunday and Thursday from  1:30 to 4:30pm weekly.

  ....hope to see you soon !

We'll continue Museum Hours every Sunday and Thursday through the last Sunday in October 2017.

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It's a great way to spend a delightful afternoon!

COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS

1. 'KERR HOUSE' MUSEUM :

 104 E. Pine St,

  Clearfield, PA 16830

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2. 'WILLIAM B. ALEXANDER V' RESEARCH CENTER:

  511 Van Valzah Ave.

  Clearfield, PA  16830

        (official business address)

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3. 'Bloody Knox' Cabin MUSEUM

Route #453,

Village of Kellytown

(Madera, PA 16661)

    Courtesy guided group tours of our 'Kerr House' Museum can be arrainged year round by calling

814-378-5748.

Appointments for research at the Alexander Center can be arranged by calling 814-765-6125 and letting a request on the answering service.

Make requests well in advance as there are no regular hours from Nov. thru April.

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