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The Public Spirit, 1897 History of Clearfield County

In 1895 a history by townships, in sketches of early families, an interesting read.
Townships included: Huston, Goshen, Covington, Karthaus, Cooper, Morris, Pike, Knox, Jordan & Ferguson.

Cost $26.00

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I Remember When....
20.00 USD

By Rodney H Bowers
A 119 vignettes of "the old days"-growing up around Clearfield County 1925-?. A look back into life lived at a slow pace and experiences of a member of, what has been defined as, "the greatest generation."
5 1/2" x 8 1/2" spiral bound.

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ABC's Of The Timber Framed Barn

By Clair Kriner
A look at barn building in rural Clearfield County and surrounding areas. Photo collection and descriptions of different types of barns found in and around Clearfield County.

8 1/2 x 11 inch soft, spiral bound cover

Cost $20.00

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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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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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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

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Sunday & Thursday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30.

We are a 21 member volunteer organization.

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Clearfield County Historical Society

   511 Van Valzah Ave.
   Clearfield, PA 16830

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COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS

1. 'KERR HOUSE' MUSEUM :

 104 E. Pine St,

  Clearfield, PA 16830

(Corner E. Pine & E. Locust Sts.)

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

  511 Van Valzah Ave.

  Clearfield, PA  16830

      (official business address)

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3. 'Bloody Knox' Cabin MUSEUM:

State Route #453,

Village of Kellytown

Madera, PA 16661

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