White Top Amish "In Plain Sight"
|May 17th at Dale/Engle/Walker House at 2 PM
BUFFALO TWP: A talk on and an exhibit of certain Amish
quilt traditions in Pennsylvania will be held at the Dale/Engle Walker property
on Sunday May 17 starting at 2 PM. The
speaker will be Jeannette Lasansky who will draw upon her knowledge of the
“White Top or Nebraska Amish” who have settled primarily in Mifflin, Centre,
Union, and Columbia counties. Click for More Details
The Dale's Ridge Trail and a sloped area near the house, have been
closed until further notice due to the risks posed by great numbers of
dead and dying ash and elm trees. The UCHS plans to have an educational
program this spring on the emerald ash borer and the devastation that it
has wrought. Notice of that program will be out when the date, time
and place are set.
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Rural Heritage Days
"Communities of Union County"
July 11, 2015
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Dairy in Union County 1900-2005
Dale /Engle /Walker TOUR COORDINATOR is a new contract position
starting July 1, 2015 with some preparation in late May/early June. The
Tour Coordinator will be responsible for the Sunday afternoon tours,
July through October, at the Dale/Engle/Walker House, either guiding or
hosting and securing others to assist in welcoming visitors to the
This newly created position will be tried for the next
two years in order to determine if it will meet the needs of the
Society. The position is made possible by funds provided by the
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
We are pleased to be able to offer this paid opportunity to UCHS MEMBERS
and people they would like to refer. If interested, please contact the
society office at 570-524-8666 (M-Th) or to learn more.
email@example.com Inquiries should be
made on or before May 4. Please feel free to ask any questions. A
decision in filling the position will be made by mid-May.
The Union County Historical Society, founded in 1906 and
1918 and 1963, pursues collections, interpretation and
local history through lectures, tours, exhibitions, publications,
recordings, oral history documentation, historic
of local school historic activities, workshops, genealogical research
materials, and archival collections.