Current Events

Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

History Day

Don't miss this living timeline of history!  Visit with reenactors from different time periods.  See canal memorabilia, special displays, and craftspeople.  Programs on different topics of local history will be presented inside throughout the day.  Food and drinks available.

Bus Trip - Saturday, June 16

 Museum of the American Revolution

in Philadelphia

$50.00 per person

includes museum admission and motorcoach transportation.

Bus leaves K-Mart parking lot, Shamokin Dam, at 6:30 a.m.

and returns at 9:30 p.m.

Call 570-286-4083 to reserve seats.


Third Thursday Programs for 2018

All programs will be held at the Hunter House, 1150 N. Front St., Sunbury and will begin at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served after the program.

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Barb Spaventa

Topic: 78 Pennsylvanians died when a concrete dam failed in the Potter County community of Austin in September 1911. Some of Barb’s ancestors, the Ripples, lived in the town, but were spared.

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Glenda Strouse 

Topic: the Old Chillisquaque cemetery near Route 147.


Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Program to be announced at a later date.

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Kathleen Van Schuyler 

Topic: Kathleen’s family genealogy. Kathleen recently visited Salem, Massachusetts, to visit the place where one of her ancestors, the Rev. George Burroughs, was hanged for witchcraft in 1692.

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Daniel Schwalm

Topic: The Hessians who settled in Pennsylvania following the American Revolutionary War, included his ancestor, Johannes Schwalm, who was captured at Trenton in December 1776.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Annual Dinner Meeting at the Packer House, N. Third Street, Sunbury.  More details to be announced at a later date.