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Military Show

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED THIS YEARS SHOW.

Raffle Winner - Brian Bell - Yatesboro, PA

Door Prize - Seth Walker - Brookville, PA

50/50 Winner - Val Zentz

Military Collectibles Show

The Jefferson County History Center will host the 6th annual Military Collectibles Show on Saturday, June 5, 2021, from 9 am – 3 pm, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Brookville, PA.

This indoor event includes two buildings of both vendors and exhibitors from across Pennsylvania. They will be displaying a wide range of interesting military collectibles and related items from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars to the present. Items for show, sale and trade will include weapons, uniforms, accouterments, photographs, artifacts, publications, and other items of historical interest to both the beginner and advanced military collector.

The Jefferson County Fairgrounds are located on Route 28 approximately ½ mile north of Interstate 80 (Exit 81). Adult admission is $7 and children under twelve are free. For table reservations or additional information, contact the Jefferson County History Center at (814) 849-0077 or go to jchconline.org.

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Cadillac Museum

Visit the largest privately owned Cadillac collection in the US during the 2021 Brookville Laurel Festival.

Presented in partnership with the Jefferson County History Center, the museum will be open Thursday thru Friday from 3 until 8 pm.

The Greenberg Cadillac Museum is located at 67 S, White Street in Brookville. Parking is available.

Admission is by donation with proceeds benefiting the Jefferson County Historical Society.

For more information, contact the Jefferson County History Center at (814) 849-0077 or visit the Greenberg Cadillac Museum website.

JCHC Laurel Festival

Art in the Park, Saturday, June 12th –Noon to 5PM.

JCHC helps kick off the start of the Laurel Festival as a participant in Art in the Park again. Look for our FUN booth at the Town Square! FREE!
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Family Fun Night, Tues June 15th: 5 - 8 PM.
Come to the front of the History Center for our outside Family Fun Activity This is a FREE event.

Bowdish Model Railroad Trains and Miniatures Diorama Show. The JCHC Bowdish Crew will be on hand to run the show! Come see the trains running down the tracks and puffing and whistling through the hills and tunnels of Brookville. Watch as the miniature residents of Brookville come to animated life ! Admission by Donation.

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Heritage Day, Wednesday, Jun 16th: 1:00 PM.

Historic "Brookville Main Street Walking Tour .... From Courthouse to Hall House.” This tour led by Dave Taylor will be from the Courthouse and along Main St. to the recently renovated Hall House (old library), sponsored by Historic Brookville Inc. and JCHS. Meet at the Courthouse steps. FREE.

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Thursday June 17th – Sunday June 20th: 3 - 8 PM. Dr. Steven Greenburg’s Cadillac Museum. 67 S. White St, Brookville. This is the Biggest and Best Cadillac Collection in the U.S. !

JCHS is partnering for the first time with Dr. Steven Greenberg to showcase his world-class collection of 70+ Cadillac’s, from 1905-present. JCHS Tour Guides will be on hand to help you explore the museum. Admission by Donation. Look for MORE on this event in the June Issue.
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Friday Sidewalk Sale, June 18.th 9 AM - 4 PM.

You’d be wildly SURPRISED at what we have in our Gift Shop that you can’t find anywhere else in our community! All on sale for you at 20% off. Toys, toys and more toys; Games, Finger Puppets, T-shirts and Caps, even jewelry! Kids’ books (Fish with Feet, Dinosaur extinction), Books on the History of the County and Brookville, Autobiographies, some Fictional works based on area characters by local authors, the Barn Book Series, Pittsburg & Shawmut Full Color Book, Train Whistles, REAL Fossils, Arrowheads, Shark Tooth Necklaces, Dinosaurs, and Stuffed animals such as Wooly Mammoths and Saber-Toothed Cats!

Antique Rifle & Indian Artifact Show

Join the Jefferson County History Center and North Fork Chapter 29 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology at the 14th Annual Antique Firearms and Indian Artifact Show on Saturday, September 4 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Bring the family and explore two buildings with over 100 tables of exhibitors and vendors from across the state.

The firearms building emphasizes 19th century western Pennsylvania gunsmiths and includes accouterments, antique and modern rifle recreations of both flint and percussion rifles with many for sale.

The archaeological building will present some of the finest privately held collections of prehistoric and historic Native American artifacts from this region. Items for display and sale will include flint tools and points, ground stone items, pipes, beadwork, pottery and publications.

Experts in both buildings will be available throughout the day to answer questions about their interests and provide free evaluation and identification of rifles or artifacts brought in by the public.

Enjoy the food concession and other events through the day, including special raffles, children’s activities, primitive games, flint-knapping demonstrations and the popular atlatl throwing area.

The fairgrounds are located on Route 28, ¼ mile north of PA Interstate 80, exit 81. For table reservations or additional information, call the History Center at 849-0077 or email kburkett-jchc@windstream.net.

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Bicycle Event

Plans are currently underway for the JCHC fall Bicycle Event on the Redbank Valley Rails to Trails from Brookville to Summerville. Check Back at a later date for details and registration.

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