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Bowdish Birthday Bash

February 25, 2017
Jefferson County Historical Society
172-176 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 814-849-0077

Showcasing Bowdish's newly refurbished miniature diorama, running the trains, and presenting the Grand Opening of 3 new exhibits.

3 gallery Fighting Fire exhibit has a fire safety exhibit for kids, selfie station, dispatch center, rescue tunnel, & 911 dispatch center.  The 2nd gallery 1970-present, has modern fire equipment, tools & EMS services.  The 3rd gallery 1898-1969, with an original 1899 hose cart & other antique equipment & gear.

50th Anniversary exhibit has memorabilia & some prior exhibits from 1967-1971 when there was no physical museum building, 1971-1999 when the Brady Craig house was our home, & the adventures of preserving & adapting our current Edelblute-Pearsall building from 2000-present.

The Joan Swigart exhibit in the Grand Hall features her photography, fine art, & selected writings, several of which she won awards for.

We also have a coloring contest,  light refreshments, & a book signing with Carole Briggs for her newly published three volume book.

Event Categories: Cultural & Heritage
Facility Amenities: Free Admission
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