Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday Night at the Museum to host “The Wyalusing Valley School Project”

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled, “The Wyalusing Valley School Project,” scheduled for Friday, June 16, 2017 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

The Wyalusing Valley Museum is in the midst of an ongoing project to document the rural schools that once served the Wyalusing Area School District. The museum Curator, Morgan Clinton, will discuss some of the history of public education in Pennsylvania, explain the goals of the project, share some of the photos, memorabilia, and memories collected so far, and provide an opportunity for people to share their own school memories.

This program is part of the 2017 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 year are: July 21 – Carpenter & Pierce A1335 Postcards: A Trip Through Western Bradford County Villages a Century Ago; August 18 – 314th Infantry: Gone, But Not Forgotten; September 15 – Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream; October 20 – McFadden: Bad Boy of the Republican Party.

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 or check out the society Facebook page at