BRADFORD LANDMARK SOCIETY
Preserving the History of the Tuna Valley and Bradford, McKean County, PA
Closed Friday, November 28th. We will reopen on Monday, December 1st.
LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS WREATH
When: Sunday, December 7, 2014
Where: Crook Farm Bank Building, 476 Seaward Ave.
The cost is $25 which includes green boughs, wire frame, wire, and red velvet bow. Feel free to bring any other bows or decorations.
Reservations are required. Call us at (814) 362-3906 or email us.
There is limited space, so be sure to contact us by Monday, December 1st to reserve your space.
It's been a long wait, we know. ''Looking Down From Above'' is now back in stock.
We've just started adding content to this section Newspaper Articles. The most recent article is about the 1903 fire that devastated McKean, Potter, and Forest Counties.
LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
- Russ Carson would like to purchase a Kendall stock certificate. Do you have one you'd like to sell?
- John Schenne is looking for the original doors from the Armory Building on Barbour Street, removed sometime in the early 1960s. He owns the building and would like to measure the doors so he can restore the look. Or, does anyone have a clear shot of the doors. All we have is a blurry photo. The doors appear to have been wooden, with forged hardware.
- If you help these gentlemen, please contact us:
- at the Bradford Landmark Society
Harlow Pike and Homer Chatley - Civil War Veterans
They were the last two GAR members in Bradford.
Welcome to the Bradford Landmark Society
Our door is always open. Won't you come in, relax, and spend some time with us? We love company.
Your visit can begin with a Time Capsule - there are over 30 covering a wide range of subjects. Military aficianados will want to check out the Civil War Database. Just who came to Bradford first? Our First Families of the Tuna Valley will have the answers. The 1935-1995 Obituary Index serves as an aid to those of you tracing the branches of your family tree.
PA Birth and Death Records Indices
- Births records that are 105 years old and older (currently only the 1906 births)
- Death records 50 years and older - covering 1906 through 1961
History of the 1864 Arch Culvert - Big Shanty, Lafayette Township, McKean County, PA
Histories of the Crook Farm and The Herbig Bakery answer many questions we've been asked about who we are and what we do. While you're here, please check out The Inkwell-Society Newsletter. This quarterly publication covers a wide variety of subjects and is sure to stir up some old memories.
In addition to the First Families of the Tuna Valley and the Obituary Index, the Research & Reference Information section lists the collections, volumes and related sites we have available to assist you in your historical and genealogical searches.
Historical Photos & Postcards represents only a portion of our photo collection.
Enjoy dancing like it used to be or just kicking back and listening to some old time music? You've come to the right place.
We sincerely hope you enjoy your visit. Please stay as long as you want and come back often.
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Your monetary gift helps us continue offering these services. All donations are sincerely appreciated and gratefully accepted.
Thank you for your support.
Bradford Landmark Society Headquarters, 45 East Corydon St., Bradford, PA 16701
Telephone: (814) 362-3906
Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 am - 2 pm, or by appointment