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Books and Publications available for on-line or direct Museum purchase ...Page 2

The following books, titlles and publications are a continuation of  "Buy a Book - page #1"

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An Illustrated History: Quarries of Curwensville, People and Legends by Ed Morgan

From the time Curwensville emerged from the wilderness of Penn's Woods only a score and three years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, no period of local history has been more romanticized than the days of its sandstone industry.
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Cost - $30.00

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Overview of Clearfield - Illustrated 1895

Size 20" x 30", Black and White reproduction photo.

Cost - $8.00

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Clearfield County Flag

Two layers of heavy duty nylon, Printed on both sides. Flag measures    2' x 3'.

Cost - $20.00

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Registration for Students at Law and Admission to the Bar 1866-1971

"Registration for Students at Law and Admission to the Bar," maintained until mid-1995 in the Clearfield County Courthouse's Prothonotary's Office and now housed at the Clearfield County Historical Society. 204 pages, Paperback  Measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Cost - $10.00

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A View From the Progress, Volume #1'

"A View From..." is a weekly feature of The Progress. It highlights area communities so readers can learn more about their neighbors in Progressland.
144 pages, Paperback, Measures 8 1/2" x 11"

Cost - $6.00

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A View From the Progress, Volume #2

The Progress presents a collection of articles that made up its popular weekly series, "A View From..."Weekly,from Aug. 29, 1992, through Dec. 27, 1997, highlighting an area community or site so that readers could leam more about their neighbors in Progressland.

Cost $12.00

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Postcard History Series - Clearfield

By Julie Rae Rickard,  128 pages 200 photos.

COST $20.00

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Indians of Clearfield County

....from 10,000 BC to 1800 AD.
 
By Harry A. Matlack,   252 pages.

Cost - $15.00

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Mystery of the Fort Field, The Bell Site Dig

Mystery of the Fort Field The Bell Site Dig
By Harry A Matlack, 53 pages.

Cost - $8.00

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Pottery of the Bell Site

Pottery of the Bell Site
By Harry A Matlack, 43 pages.

Cost - $8.00

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Deserter Country, Civil War Opposition

IN THE PENNSYLVANIA APPALACHIANS, by Robert M. Sandow
During the Civil War. This explores one of these least-known "inner civil wars," the widespread, sometimes violent opposition in the lumbering country of Pennsylvania. A hard bound, 6" x 9", 229 page publication with index.

Cost - $55.00

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Hunting Camps of the Allegheny Plateau, Clearfield County, PA

By Richard T. Hughes
A history of hunting camps back to 1890.
Over 300 camps on State Forrest lands in the northern plateau of the county. Some located on private lands in the area .
Maps, photos, illustrations with pertenate dialogue.
An 8" x 11" soft cover, 3rd Edition', 2013.

Cost - $14.00

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Herder Spring Lodge Hunting Club at the Summit..

By Richard T. Hughes
A history of hunting camps back to 1890.
Over 300 camps on State Forrest lands in the northern plateau of the county. Some located on private lands in the area .
Maps, photos, illustrations with pertenate dialogue.
An 8" x 11" soft cover, 3rd Edition', 2013.

Cost - $13.00

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200 Years in Clearfield County, First Settlement

By Betty(Ricketts) Welker - Clearfield County was taken from parts of Huntington and Lycoming counties. Clearfield's name was said to have been bestowed by Rev. John Ettwein, a noted Missionary.
Hardback 8" x11", 180 page publication of B&W photos, maps and stories.

Cost - $33.00

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Mahaffey, Clearfield County PA - 100 Years of Heritage, 1889-1989

A centennial publication detailing Mahaffey's rich heritage, current standing and optomistic future.
Spiral bound, 8"x 11", 158 page edition, contains many keepsake photos of industries, homes, churches, cemeteries, businesses and citizens.


Cost - $20.00

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Elk County Rifles, Soldier Profiles and the Bucktail Spirit

A Civil War tribute to the Elk County 'Rifles', Company G of the Pennsylvania Bucktails.

By Robert Winslow Nay - A collection of people, facts and experiences of this distinguished, proud fighting unit.

Cost - $19.00

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Civil War, A Soldier Boy's Diary - Pvt. Adam S. Johnston

Johnston interesting describes his life as a Union Soldier beginning 1861 through 1864. He tells of being wounded, captured and life in Confederate prisons.

This 6" x 9" soft cover includes photos, illustrations and cover art by Lynda Pontzer of St. Marys, Pa.

Cost $15.00

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A History of Italian Immigration into East End, Clearfield, PA

by Richard T. Hughes -95 illustrated pages describing the immigrant social and economic development of the 'East End' section of Clearfield, PA. Recognitions given to 188 family names starting with 'Accordino', ending with 'Zaccone', dates of immigration and occupations.

Cost $11.00

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Purchase this 'HARD COVER' publication online right now...

Book Size: 8.5" x 11" , 170 printed pages

John Bard's history of the Old Bucktails (hard cover)

Bard’s scrapbook, “The Story of the Old Bucktails,” was published in the Curwensville Herald newspaper in the 1880’s. Unavailable to the public since then, it is a compelling read.Bard’s Scrapbook takes the reader back to a time when the veterans of the American Civil War . .

Editions...

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Purchase this 'SOFT COVER' publication online right now...

Book Size: 8.5" x 11" , 170 printed pages

John Bard's history of the Old Bucktails (soft cover)

Bard’s scrapbook, “The Story of the Old Bucktails,” was published in the Curwensville Herald newspaper in the 1880’s. Unavailable to the public since then, it is a compelling read.Bard’s Scrapbook takes the reader back to a time when the veterans of the American Civil War . .

Editions...

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THE HILLS OF HOME - By Jennie Smith Dixon

Jennie Smith Dixon writes a wonderful story about early times in Sabula in Sandy Township & neighboring Huston and Union townships.
Cradled in a long sweeping curve of the Eastern Divide lies the beautiful
countryside which is known as Sabula...



Cost $50.00

A 7"x10" hard cover - 160 page edition.....

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A BLOOM BY ANY NAME - by Leroy W. Bloom

Preface:
I BEGAN THINKING OF writing a book about our Bloom family history
in 2009. Over the years I had spoken with various relatives about our ances-
Iors, who they were, and where they came from. Almost every generation
had different information ....

Cost $22.00

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This concludes the current list of available publications.

Take me back to the beginning...

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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