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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - March 18, 2011, Bedford, Pennsylvania4 a Friday March 18, 2011 a Bedford inquirer Bedford a. Spin Marii in sin Wir risen 0477-20000 combined with the Everett rep Hcan Stab shed 1812. Serving Bedford county faithfully for 199 years. Published every Friday by the inquirer printing co. 424 West Penn Street Bedford a. 15522 subscription rates $59 per year a $45 per six months. Postmaster Send address changes to the Bedford inquirer . Box 671, Bedford a. 15522 0671 published weekly a periodicals postage paid at Bedford photo album these two Young men have birthdays close together and celebrated them with their families at a joint party on saturday. On the left is Robert c. Miller of Madley hollow who turned 80 on March 13. Harold Quot Pat Quot pick of Hyndman right was 86 on March 17. They Are married to Sisters guinevere and Jacquetta Shroyer. The pictures were submitted by Miller s daughter Maxine photo album Patty Kiefer Welsh of Rainsburg was celebrating her 10th birthday in this photo. March 10, she celebrated her 60th birthday. At the party 50 years ago were Carol Morgart Jimmy Ressler Tony Hillegass Cathy Cessna Ronnie Cornell and Carol Cornell. The picture was submitted by Patty s sons Jesse and Jason photo album Many in Bedford will remember the Washington Coffee shop on Pitt Street. This Post card View of the restaurant probably dates from the 1950s or Early 1960s. It was submitted by Max society seeks information on civil War the bloody run historical society will meet april 5 at 7 . At the Railroad museum 49 w. 5th st., Everett. Everyone Welcome. Plans for the coming year will be discussed. Old photo album this picture was taken in the 1950s at the Bedford Springs hotel. The Young women Are Margaret Glessner Maddy and Fae Fessler Montreal. They apparently worked at the Springs at the time. The trophies Are for an annual Golf tournament while difficult to read apparently the Pennsylvania Motel association was the tournament sponsor. The picture was submitted by Terry Metivier of Schellsburg. The Cumberland Valley township historical society is searching for items related to the township during the civil War for an april 16 program titled Quot civil War the event is being held in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the american civil War 1861-1865. Items requested Are documents photos letters diaries or relics that pertain to Cumberland Valley township. All items Are to be used on a same Day basis and can be in copy or original form if appropriate. The program will feature exhibits living history demonstrations and talks that Tell the Story of the civil War and its Impact both locally and nationally. In addition to the recognition of the sesquicentennial of the civil War the society is also looking to gather More knowledge on anything else related to the area. In the past year the Cumberland Valley township historical society began documenting current and nonexistent Sites and structures in Cumberland Valley township. Included were a few that Are in Bedford township that at one time were a part of Cumberland Valley. Cumberland Valley township is one of the few townships in Bedford county that existed when it was yet a part of Cumberland county prior to 1771. The society is relying on Oral histories old photos and records to provide an accurate account of the history of the township. Topics will include those relevant to Frontier families farming military Early travel and religion to name a few. The project has devolved from a writing coauthored by mrs. Eddrie Arnold and Kenny Jewell both now deceased. Eddrie was the Mother of Ross Arnold of Bedford an Active society member. Their piece titled Quot Cumberland Valley Ibur 1989&Quot gave a detailed description site by site of historically significant places in the township. The society s plan is to expound on the article and to continue further research through videotaping photographing current structures in poor condition or not As Well As conducting interviews of interested parties willing to share their knowledge of the Valley s past. These resources will be used to compile an updated version of the first tour that will be later published and made available to the Public. A few of the places visited thus far Are the grave of colonel John Cessna potters Field the county Home cemetery the William Leasure farm the White Church several log structures As Well As the Sites of Early schools including the 1858 Arnold schoolhouse. Anyone interested in becoming a part of this Endeavor to record the history of Cumberland Valley township or who a continued on Page 5 old photo album the weather is expected to be wet and cold today and golfers Are getting anxious to hit the course. This Post card shows the Bedford Springs Golf course from earlier Days. Those who play there probably will even recognize the location. That s Sibuet Root Road on the left. The undated Post card was submitted by . Moorehead. Iowa Soneff a number of hand tinted views published by Bedford druggist de Becherman
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