April, 2017
Saturday, April 22, two BRHS volunteers will present the second in a 4 part Everett history lesson at the Everett Free Library at 1 pm.  The topic will be family histories and the importance of journaling.  Doris Dibert, a former Historian of the Year, and Pat Morgart will detail "how to do it keeping it enjoyable and accurate for future generations."  Pat calls her part of the presentation “Journaling, Talking to Yourself".  There is no charge to attend.  There will be informative handouts to complete the presentation.  Registration not required.

Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm the musical group Biscuits and Gravy will stage a free concert.  But, donations to maintain the museum are appreciated.   This is the 9th year this happy music group has supported the museum with their special talent, according to BRHS publicist Pat Morgart.   Come out and enjoy them.  The Museum is located on 5th Street just off North Spring Street (Rt 26 north) in Everett.

The Railroad and Community Museum is now open every Saturday 11 to 4 pm and new volunteers are encouraged.

The Bloody Run Historical Society opens the Everett Train and Community Museum for the season on April 1st from 11 to 4 pm with Kids Day featuring simple crafts and an Easter Bunny.  No admission fee but donations are welcome to maintain the Museum which is located on 5th St. off N. Spring St. (Route 26 north) in Everett Pa.  An adult must accompany the child.  The Museum will then be open 11 to 4 every Sat. through Oct.  Volunteers are needed and appreciated. 

The April Historic Exhibit at the Everett Free Library on E. Main St. in Everett, Pa. features photos and prose  about historian Doris Dibert's beautifully historic home in Snake Spring Valley
along with a virtual driving tour of the area in print and on DVD which can be viewed at the library.   An article written by Doris in a l987 Pioneer H.S. newsletter describing this 200+ year old home and photos taken by her daughter Della Watters showing the l999 remodeling plus some unusual architecture such as the dome shaped underground celler can be viewed during regular library hours.

The Bloody Run Historical Society has changed its regular meeting dates to the first Monday each month at 6 pm at the Railroad Museum making their next meeting April 3 at 6 pm.  The public is welcome to attend and participate.

Open House - April 23
Returning to kick off the season at the Everett Railroad Museum is the musical group Biscuits and Gravy.  The program starts at 2pm with no admission charge but a donation is appreciated to maintain the facility.  The Museum is located on 5th St. off N Spring St. (Route 26 north) in Everett.  Always a fun time!


Contact numbers:
For group tour information or to schedule a tour, contact:
John Nebel 814-623-8850

For press release and media information, contact
Patricia Morgart 814-847-2737

For Everett history information, contact:
Barbara Miller 814-652-5258

Find Us:

Bloody Run Historical Society
Everett Train Station
49 West 5th Street
Everett PA 15537
Bloody Run Historical Society
49 West 5th Street
Everett PA 15537

May, 2017
The Bloody Run Historical Society's regular meeting is May 1 at 6 pm in the Everett Railroad and Community museum on 5th Street in Everett.  Interested persons welcome, new volunteers are encouraged to join in.
Bloody Run Historic Society members, John Nebel and Wayne Fluke will present a program on the Everett railroad history at the Everett Free Library on Ssat. May 6 at 1 pm.
Registration not necessary and there is no charge to attend this joint presentation with the library.
The Bloody Run Historical Society will be holding a social martini painting fundraiser on May 6th at the Everett Fire Hall.  The cost is $35.  All materials are provided and painters have a choice of two pictures.  pre-registration is required.  Painters may register by using PayPal on the social Artini Facebook page, or at the Everett Train Station Museum on Sat. April 29 from 11 to 4, or by calling Cathy Clark at 814-652-0097.
The historical exhibit at the Everett Free Library for May is entitled "celebrating May" and includes 3 large photos of the May-pole celebrations at the old Everett school 70 plus years ago as well as the May 20, 1965 Legion poppy clippings of President Johnson receiving the first of 20 million poppies to be distributed nationally launching an annual event, and the Gazette's coverage of the purchase by the South Penn railway museum of Historic Everett railroad equipment on May 14, 1969 creating a tourist line in addition to the existing freight line.  Visit the library for details during the "Merry Month of May."
The open house at the Everett railroad and the community museum on May 21 at 2pm will be a discussion of the South Penn railroad.  No admission or registration required.
News articles are submitted by Patricia Morgart


The Bloody Run Historical Society, Everett, Pa. has changed its usual meeting time to March 6th at 6 p.m. in the Everett Train Station Museum, 5th Street, Everett.  Members and other interested persons are welcome to attend.  The upcoming season which begins April 1st will be planned.  Volunteers are needed to maintain the facility and its programs.  For more information, contact Society President Cathy Clark at 814-652-0097.

March Madness is the topic of the historical exhibit at the Everett Pa. Free Library featuring a photo display of girls basketball at Everett High School from 1926 to 1947.  Players are identified in these early yearbook photos.  Game stats and league titles are included.  Exhibit can be visited through the month of March during regular library hours.  Presented by the Bloody Run Historical Society.

February, 2017
The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet at 4 p.m. February 7th at the Train Station Museum on 5th Street in Everett, Pa. to begin planning for their museum reopening in April. All interested persons welcome to attend.  The meeting will be conducted by newly elected President Cathy Clark.
The February  historical exhibit at the Everett Free Library on East Main Street in Everett is entitled Meet Doris Dibert, Explorer Of History and includes her paper entitled Tracing (My) Pennsylvania Roots and the opportunity to view her DVD entitled A Virtual Driving Tour Around Snake Spring Valley at the library at your leisure free of charge.  Doris is featured in the current Mature Living Magazine.
January, 2017
The Bloody Run Historical Society will not meet in January, but will meet February 7th at 4 pm at the train station museum. The museum is closed until April 1st.

The historic exhibit at the Everett Free Library for January features highlights of the Everett Airport with news articles with photos dating back to the 1930's and remembering Everett native John H. Shaffer who served as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from 1969 to 1973. The exhibit was assembled for the Bloody Run Historical Society by Barbara Sponsler Miller and can be visited during regular library hours.
December 2016
The Bloody Run Historical Society meets at 4 pm at the Everett train museum on December  6.  Everyone  is welcome to attend the meeting.    This is a very important meeting to make the final plans for the Everett Area Children's Christmas Party.
The museum is closed until April except for the December 11. Everett area, Children's Christmas party.
Look for posters at Everett businesses  describing this fun event  or go to bloodyrunhistory.org or the Bloody Run Facebook page.  The Museum, located on 5th Street just off North Spring Street -Route  26 north.
The December historical exhibit at the Everett free library is a collection of photos from the 2015 Everett area, Children's Christmas party held at the train museum and a poster  describing this year's event planned for December. 11th.  Also exhibited is the vintage community Christmas party photo from the late 40's taken from the stage of the Everett movie theater clearly showing lots of youngsters attending.  Come see if you recognize anyone from either exhibit.


June, 2017
The Bloody Run Historical Society meets at 6 pm Monday, June 5th at Everett Railroad and Community Museum.  All interested persons welcome to attend.

The museum is open to visitors 11 to 4 every Saturday until October.  Visit www.bloodyrunhistory for a virtual tour.

June 3 at l pm Barbara Miller will show her historic old Everett slide show at the Everett Library concluding the 4 part history program presented by Bloody Run Historical Society this summer.

Bring dad... and the whole family... to the Everett Train Museum on Sunday, June 18 to hear and see Blacksmith Adam Smith demonstrate and discuss  being a blacksmith in this modern day world.  His horseshoe and other metal decoratives will be for sale.  Program starts at 2 pm.  The museum is located on 5th Street, off North Spring Street (Rt 26) in Everett.  No admission fee, but donations are important to maintain the museum.

The historical exhibit at the Everett Library through June revisits the 2008 campaign to save the historic ginko tree on Main Street in front of the library, the last of 3 ginkos planted in Everett after the Civil War to honor 3 Barndollar sons killed in action. Unfortunately, this last survivor is in need of serious attention and the library will launch a fund drive in July to finance its rescue.  Details to follow later this month.

News articles are submitted by Patricia Morgart