Bloody Run Historical Society
49 West 5th Street
Everett PA 15537
News
January

The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet January 8th at l pm at Kelly's restaurant in Everett for a dutch treat lunch.  Interested persons welcome.
BRHS  will also meet February 5th and March 5th at Kelly's at 1 pm.  The Everett Railroad and Community Museum reopens in April.

There is still time to visit the Everett Free Library to see the huge photo of the l940's Children's Christmas Party held at the Everett Theater sponsored by the Redmen and other glimpses of Christmas in Everett in posters compiled by the  Bloody Run Historical Society. 

The January exhibit will be an Everett photo collection donated to the Railroad and Community Museum by the Charlie Myers family.  Both can be viewed during regular library hours.
Submitted by Pat Morgart

December

The Everett Railroad and Community Museum is closed until April but will host a Christmas Open House there on Sunday December 10, from 2 to 4 highlighting the role of model trains in Christmas decorations through the years.  There is no charge but a year-end donation to keep the Museum maintained will be appreciated.
Christmas cookies will be served, games for the little ones played, and this is an excellent photo op  for your Christmas card. 
The Museum is located on 5th Street off North Spring Street (Rt 26 north) in Everett Pa.  Watch for the real steam engine and caboose which children love.  Members will gather at the Museum on November 22nd at 11 a.m. to decorate for the Open House.
Members of Bloody Run Historical Society and guests are gathering at The River Cafe on Main Sreet. Everett at 1 pm on December 6th for a dutch treat lunch and a brief business meeting.  Anyone interested in preserving the Everett community's history and the Museum is welcome to attend.  No reservation needed.

December 6 -  Lunch at River Cafe, 11 AM ( short business meeting )
Submitted by Patricia Morgart.

November

November 22
11 AM-  Decorating for the Christmas Open House-- Help is needed!

The Bloody Run Historical Society meets November 6th at 6 pm at the Everett Railroad and Community Museum, Interested persons welcome to attend and participate.  The Museum tours will be closed from October 28 until April 7th 2018.
The November Historical Exhibit at the Everett Free Library prepared by Historian Barb Miller celebrates Thanksgiving with a collection of materials suggesting some of the things the Everett community  can be thankful for.  Exhibit can be visited during regular library hours.
Submitted by Patricia Morgart.

October

The Bloody Run Historical Society meets October  2nd at 6 pm at the Everett Railroad and Community Museum. Everyone welcome to hear the summation of the 2017 year, which ends with the closing of the facility October 28 and reopening in April, 2018. 
Open House Program at the Everett Railroad and Community Museum Oct 15 will feature the ghost writing books by Patty Wilson of the Broad Top and a brief reference to Susan Crites' Recent Ghost Sightings Of Civil War times as well as THE Lively GHOSTS OF West Virginia, her home community.
The program is free of charge and begins at 2 PM.  Timely topics for almost Halloween.  The Museum is located on 5th St just off N. Spring St. (Rt. 26 North) in Everett.The Oct. historical exhibit will revisit Everett's celebration of The Forbes Road with wagon train photos  and the poster visiting our famed Indian Seats -- it's our story and we are sticking to it!  The exhibit can be visited during regular library hours.
The RR Museum closes October 28 for the 2017 season and will reopen in April.  This is necessitated by the cost of heating the two old buildings.
Stop by the gift shop before it closes to put a little railroad history in your Christmas stockings.  It really helps keep the museum afloat.  Merry Christmas!
Submitted by Pat Morgret

September

Due to the holiday, The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet Sepember. 11th at 6 pm at the Train Museum.    All interested persons welcome to attend.  The museum is open Saturdays 11 to 4 pm through October.

The Open House Program for Sepember 17th at 2 pm at the Everett Railroad Museum will feature the Bedford County Search and Rescue Dogs, their training, purpose and demonstrations.
The museum is located on 5th Street. just off North.Spring  (Rt. 26 north) in Everett, Pa.

The Bloody Run Historical Exhibit at the Everett Library will be posters from their Vintage Kitchen Program and Valerie Frey's cookbook on safeguarding old family recipes.
The display can be visited during regular library hours.

Submitted by Pat Morgart

August

The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet at 6 PM. on August 7 at the Everett Railroad Museum.  Interested persons welcome. The museum is open every Saturday, 11 to 4 p.m. and displays railroading and community history.

The August historical display in the advert free library features an updated collection of material about the Foor Reunion including "200 years of the Foor family" and a photo of the original Foor home in Rays Cove.  Their 109th reunion will be August 5th at the Rays Cove Christian Church.  The display can be visited during regular library hours in August and is presented by the Bloody Run Historical Society.
Submitted by Pat Morgart

July

The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet July 10 at 6 pm at the Everett Railroad Station Museum.  All interested persons welcome to attend.  Change from usual meeting date is due to the 4th of July holiday.  The museum is open Saturdays from 11 to 4 pm.

Shawnee State Park educator Ron Barlick will be the presenter  at the Open House at the Everett Railroad Station Museum on Sunday, July 16th at 2 pm.    He will discuss stone-age tools and weapons found in Shawnee Valley including arrowheads and scrapers.  There is no admission fee but donations are needed to maintain the facility and present such programs.  The museum is located on 5th St in Everett just off North Spring St, (Rt. 26 north.)

In keeping with the start of a fund raising campaign by the Everett Free Library to finance saving Everett's historic gingko tree and its Civil War history, the Bloody Run Historical Society is continuing its historical library display telling the old tree's history through July.
News articles are submitted by Patricia Morgart

June

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 1 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

Find Us

49 West 5th Street
Everett PA 15537


Mailing Address:
Bloody Run Historical Society
Post Office Box 116..
Everett , PA. 15537

Contacts

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

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