Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Friday Night at the Museum to host Jim Nobles program, Sayre, PA – 100+ Years Ago

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled, Sayre, PA – 100+ Years Ago, scheduled for Friday, September 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for this event but donations are appreciated. To reserve a seat, participants are asked to register by calling 570-265-2240 or by email at info@bradfordhistory.com.

This year is the 125th anniversary of Sayre. During this program, Jim Nobles will show and discuss images of Sayre taken during its early years as Bradford County's newest borough. The starting point will be January 27, 1891, when Sayre was incorporated by order of Bradford County Judge John A. Sittser, following a petition to the court signed by 276 citizens of Sayre.

This program is part of the 2016 Friday Night at the Museum programming series that is held the third Friday of each month from May through October. Each event is held in the Great Room at the Bradford County Historical Society, located at 109 Pine Street, Towanda, PA. Refreshments are provided at each program and the museum is open a half-hour prior to the event.

Other programs scheduled for this season are: October 21 – A Glimpse from the Past: John Philip Sousa and Towanda (musical program).

The Bradford County Historical Society is a recipient agency of the Bradford County United Way and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. For more information about the society and its programming schedule, museum or research center, visit www.bradfordhistory.com or check out the society Facebook page at facebook.com/BradfordCountyHistoricalSociety.