October 2017 News
Next Meeting: Monday November 20th 7:30 p.m. - "Civil War Soldiers"
Terry Olah will present program on "Civil War Soldiers" on Monday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. Program is open to the public, free of charge. It is at Station Five, Conneaut Lake Park Fire Hall, which is smoke-free and handicapped accessible.
We are introducing a new gift item -- a puzzle of the Oakland Beach Hotel. Cost will be $10 and it will be a limited edition as only 100 will be made. It will be an 11 by 17 inch puzzle in color.
To order: Call Jane Smith at 337-6377. There are not here yet so I can't tell you cost to mail yet, but if you want to reserve one, call Jane or send her email at: email@example.com. We are assured the puzzles will be here in time for our Shop Local Day on Nov 25 from10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at the museum.
We will once again have a Shop Local Sale -- the Saturday after Thanksgiving -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the museum at 150 N.ThirdSt.,Conneaut Lake.
We will have a wide variety of gifts for that special person -- gifts you won't find anywhere else!
Bring your gift list and check it out.We have gifts ranging from 50 cents to $30!
We will once again have our Christmas dinner for members. It will be Dec.18 at 6 p.m. at the Iroquois Club.You have your choice of stuffed chicken breast or stuffed pork chop. Cost is $20, which includes tax and gratuity. Reservations -- with payment -- must be made by Dec.8 by contacting Jean Shanley at 337-6377 or sending check and not of names and desired meat to her at 4412 Newport House, Meadville, PA.,16335 or to the society at PO Box 425, Conneaut Lake, Pa., 16316.
Barbara J Tour
We have reserved the Barbara J boat for an evening tour on Dec.9 at 7:30 p.m. It will be a 90minute tour to view the many decorated Christmas lights.
The tour is open to historical society members and their guests. If we have tickets left, we then will open it to the public.
Cost is $11 and reservations maybe made with Jane Smith at 337-6377 or 4412 Newport House, Meadville, 16335.
We have a new baseball cap available for purchase. It is embroidered with the Conneaut Lake Area Historical Society logo. It comes in white or tan. Cost is $15. It can be ordered online in our Gift Shop
We have had several requests for hoodies, so we have added those to our gift shop.
They have Conneaut Lake inscribed on the front. They are very nice material and look very nice.
Cost is $25.
We also have them available with a zipper front at a cost of $30.
You can special order whatever color you would like! We have a supply of various colors and sizes at the museum but if we don't have your size,let us know!
They can be ordered on-line here.
New Tour Contact
After many many years of being the contact person to arrange special tours, George Rutherford has given up that task. He will lead tours, just has too many things on his mind and often forgot to go down so asked the board to name somebody new!
Anyone wishing to arrange a special tour may now contact Julia Catalano at 724-9841 or Chuck Groger at 814-382-8722.
Pictures now Available
The board has voted to allow reprints of any picture in our museum. Cost is $1 for 4 by 6; $3 for 5 by 7; and $5 for 8 by 10. Stop at the museum and check out our vast array of pictures. Larger sizes may be ordered as well.
Our 2015 and 2016 calendars have 13 8 by 10 colored pictures – all suitable for framing once the month is over. They are a mixture of pictures – some old and some new.Each has scenes as well as photographs at Conneaut Lake Park and local businesses.
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