Clifford Township Historical Society

Northeastern PA History Comes Alive in Clifford Township

The Clifford Township Historical Society was formed in 2006. Since then, they have been able to preserve and restore the area’s history thanks to grants and hardworking volunteers.

The organization operates the Museum of Local History, where visitors have the chance to step back in time to learn about the region’s heritage, from the days when Native Americans resided here through the Industrial Revolution and right up to today. Exhibits includes a 300-year-old dugout canoe and a 20-foot mural display featuring Native Americans engaged in everyday activities believed to be common to these early residents. Lighting and a 20-minute audio presentation further enhances this professional display.

Also visit:

Agricultural Museum at the Clifford Township Firemen’s Picnic Grounds (open during the annual picnic)
Clifford Baptist Church
Clifford Children’s Garden
Hoover One-Room Schoolhouse
Yarns Cider Mill at the Suraci Farm

Admission to all venues is free. Hours and tours vary seasonally. Check online for the latest information.

 

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