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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Juniata County Historical Society

Juniata County Historical Society
Pomeroy Academia Bridge spanning the Tuscarora Creek in Juniata County. The bridge connects Spruce Hill and Beale Townships. It was built in 1902, closed to traffic in 1962, and restored by the Society in 2009. Picture is courtesy of Nancy Crago

About the Juniata County Historical Society

The Juniata County Historical Society maintains an Archives in Mifflintown, PA. Our holdings include, but are not limited to family histories, tax records, and local newspapers. Our museum at the Tuscarora Academy has a variety of displays related to Juniata County history. The Society is the owner of the Pomeroy Academia Bridge, the longest remaining covered bridge in Pennsylvania. The bridge was completely rest

Programs and Services

Tuscarora Academy Museum is open every Sunday, June through August from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
Other times by appointment
Archives is open every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, other times by appointment.
Volunteers are available


We maintain a database of Juniata Countians who served in the Civl War.
On August 20 & 21, 2011, a Civil War living history weekend will take place at the Tuscaora Academy. Civil War medicine will be discussed on Saturday, August 20, at 1 pm. On Sunda, August 21, our guests will be entertained through Civil War music. Local reenactors will be available to answer questions.

Events Calendar

Want to learn more about The Civil War? Find an event near you.

Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.