Announcements

Calling all veterans

Did your father, grandfather or uncle (or aunt) serve in World War II? If so, the CCH&GS would like to include them in our next book about area war veterans. It will be entitled: 2nd World War in 1st Person, Volume 2. All you need to…

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Holiday Closing

The Society will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holiday from December 24 through January 4, reopening January 5.  Happy holidays!!

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New Society Publication!

The eagerly awaited new Society publication, Christmas in Columbia County, A Century of Memories from Rural Pennsylvania, has arrived just in time for the holidays!  Purchase a copy for yourself and another as a gift for loved ones.  It is 8.5″ x 11″, 160 pages, hardcover in…

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Thanksgiving Closing

The Society will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 26, 27 and 28.

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Fall Day Trip

On Saturday, October 24th, we will be taking a day trip to Montgomery House (Montour County Historical Society) in Danville and the Mooresburg School and Carriage House, followed by dinner at Perkins.  Please watch our Upcoming Events for further details.

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Fall Closings

The Society will be closed Saturday, September 5th for Labor Day.  We will also be closed for Thanksgiving on November 26, 27 and 28.

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Summer Closings

The Society will be closed for the summer holidays on Saturday, July 4th and Saturday, September 5th.

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May Closings

The Society will be closed Saturday, May 23rd in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Annual Meeting

Our annual dinner and meeting will be held Saturday, May 2 at 6pm at the Ridge Street United Methodist Church in Almedia.  Robert Thomas Hughes will present the story of “A Miner’s Tale,” the story of child workers in NEPA coal mines.  Please check back soon…

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April Closings

The Society will be closed on Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4 for the Easter holiday.  We will also be closed on Saturday, April 25 for the Renaissance Jamboree.  Come see us at our stand on Main Street in front of Dollar General.

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1876 Atlas Reduced Price

As of January 1, 2015, the Columbia-Montour 1876 Atlas has been reduced in price to $35 for members and $38 for non-members.  See our Shop tab and order yours today from the selections in our Publications area.

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New Publication!

Small-Town Doctor, by Mark Fritz is now available at the Society.  It is the story of a man, his profession, his town and his times as told by the doctor’s receipts. What was it like being a doctor in two small towns in the Susquehanna Valley from…

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December Closings

The Society will be closed for the holidays, December 25 through January 5, reopening on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.  Remember to call first if the weather is questionable to make sure we are open during the winter months.

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November Closings

The Society will be closed Tuesday, November 11th, for Veterans Day, and also closed November 27, 28 and 29 for Thanksgiving.

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Fall Program

Dick Donald, WWII veteran, will be joined by some of his comrades to provide listeners with stories and information about their experiences in the service. They will be bringing memorabilia and artifacts to share with the audience. Come out and support our veterans!  See Upcoming Events…

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100th Birthday Open House

Join us on Saturday, September 6, 2014, 9-11:30 am to celebrate our 100th birthday. There will be contests, prizes and drawings, not to mention refreshments! Explore your family history with the assistance of our capable researchers and see what your local historical/genealogical/museum society is all about.…

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Summer Holiday Closings

The Society will be closed Saturday, August 30th for the Labor Day holiday.

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New Thursday Hours

Effective June 1, 2014, the Society’s hours of operation will change for all Thursdays. We will be open from 1 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.

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100 Years of Memories, Revised and Updated

One year after the original version was published, 100 Years of Memories (the Columbia County Bicentennial Book) has been revised and updated. New editions received just in time for Renaissance Jamboree are now available for the same low price of $20 at the Society on the…

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May Closing

The Society will be closed Saturday, May 24, 2014 for the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Just Arrived – Keller’s Jungle Killers!

Enjoy for the first time the full story of George Keller (1897-1960) and his transition from college art professor to nationally-known wild animal trainer. The book contains new information on his life and career as a teacher, is far more detailed than his 1961 autobiography, and…

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Weather

If the weather is questionable, call first to see if the Society will be open – (570) 784-1600.

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Closed

The Society will be closed Saturday, April 27, 2013 for Renaissance.

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Address

Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society

225 Market St., P. O. Box 360
Bloomsburg PA 17815-0360

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