Kerr Museum
Kerr Museum
CLEARFIELD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
CLEARFIELD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

HISTORICAL AUDIO PORTIONS ABOUT CLEARFIELD COUNTY COMMUNITIES....

'Listen' to old time WCPA radio recordings from 1961, 62 & 63, hosted by J. Howard Stewart

telling of the early development of Clearfield County with Folklore of those involved in this interesting progress.    click recorded selections below...!

 

Recording #14:  BOGGS TOWNSHIP

development & history 

by John K Reilly, Attorney   

(click arrow tip below, for a 13 minute review.)


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Recording #13:  Clearfield Town - 1851 

by Charles Rishel     

(click arrow tip below, for a 15 minute review.)


Early Ownerships of Clearfield Town

Recording #12:  CHEST TOWNSHIP origination in 1826,

narrated by John K Reilly, Attorney      

(click arrow tip below, for a 14 minute review.)


Howard Stewart talks with John Reilly

Recording #11:  Describing the original Clearfield County Land Ownership from 1779, by William U. Smith, Attorney      

(click arrow tip below, for a 16 minute review.)


Attorney William U Smith describes some original Clearfield County Land Ownership.

Recording #10:  Describing the origination of Knox Township

with Howard Stewart & John K Reilly       

(click arrow tip below, for an 11 minute review.)


Recording #9:  A discussion of the

development of Lawrence Township by John K Reilly       

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Recording #8:  a discussion of the

'Old Town Sportsmans' Club, by Bud Schaffner       

(click arrow tip below, for a 17 minute review.)


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Recording #7:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, discusses

'OLD GUNS', with Harry Matlach       

(click arrow tip below, for a 16 minute review.)


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Recording #6:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, discusses

'OLD CLEARFIELD', with Roy Fullington       

(click arrow tip below, for a 14.49 minute review.)


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Recording #5:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, discusses

the New York Central Passenger Trains with Earl Bowes        

(click arrow tip below, 15 min. review.)


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Recording #4:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, discusses

'Beccaria Township', with Carl A. 'Noonie' Belin, Jr.         

(click arrow tip below, 14 min. review.)

Recording #3:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, talks with

Judge John K Reilly about 'Abram Witmer'

(Clearfield's Witmer Parks)    

(click arrow tip below, 14 min. review.)


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Recording #2:  Narrator,  J Howard Stewart, talks with

....Carl Antes of Grampian talks about the Philip Antes family's farm between Hyde &  Curwensville area... 

(click arrow tip below, 18 min. review.)

Recording #1:  The BALLAD OF MORGAN RUN - Tragedy

January 14, 1962, two young boys, Larry Husted & Wesley lowe ...

(click arrow tip below, 15 min. review.)


near Osceola Mills, PA, a tragedy happened starting January, 14, 1962..

....keep 'listening' for more recordings coming your way!

The Kerr House Museum will open Sundays & Thursdays

1:30 to 4:30pm

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...excepting days,

 July 4

& Sept. 5th,  2021.

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NOTE: Our Research Center will not open at this time.

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Write us at...Clearfield County Historical Society

   511 Van Valzah Ave.
   Clearfield, PA 16830

Phone: 814-768-7318 for a brief recording... 

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Contact Method

COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS

1. 'KERR HOUSE' MUSEUM

 104 E. Pine St,

Clearfield, Pa  16830

(Corner Front & 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:

6246 Curwensville - Tyrone Hwy.

Olanta, PA  16863

(Village of Kellytown)

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

814-378-5748.

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