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Historical & Preservation Society of the Greater Shickshinny Area

History with Jimmy

This is a start of something new...Jimmy Bach and his grandson Chandler Holmes have started a you tube channel with episodes of local history.

There are 11 videos all ready done...with more to come! Every episode has a different subject. For example,  episode 3 is about native Walt Michaels and his role in winning Super Bowl 3 for the New York Jets. Check it out... "History with Jimmy" and find out about our local history.

Museum News

The museum is up and running...and the response with the guided tours has been great! We have received some new items recently if you have been on a tour, want to go again, or just check out what is to schedule a visit ...(which run about an hour)...for yourself or a small group just call Jimmy  570-905-7519

Local Happenings

 Check out the Farmer's Market (at the park next to the Municipal Building) on W Union St  every Saturday morning....There are more vendors every Saturday...and it is doing great! There are local produce, flowers,  craft  and food venders. So before you get started on your Saturday...stop here!!


Library News

It has been a year since the Library was established....and it is a success!

We have over 7400 books & over 105 members. The library hours ( as well as Storytime) are stated on the Library Page.

Now that summer is here...bring your child to the library and check out a few books...we have books on everything!

We are now holding our story time. If you would be interested to read or help with the crafts, please let us know by contacting Cheryl

@ 570-574-6212

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