Latest News & Announcements:
Lantern Walk 2014 DVD AVAILABLE
Sense Media is producing a DVD of the 2014 Spirit of DuBois Lantern Walk. The cost is $18 plus tax ($1.08) with a $5 shipping and handling fee if it needs to be mailed. The DVD will be available by Thanksgiving. An order form is available here.
2015 CALENDAR ON SALE
The 2015 DuBois Area Historical Society Calendar is now available for purchase. The Society’s eighth calendar costs $5 and has as its theme: “Recalling Our First Industry: Lumbering”.
Calendars are available at the DuBois Area Historical Society, 28-34 W. Long Ave., DuBois, and at Curves, Kohlhepp’s True Value, Peaceable Kingdom, Rosie’s Book Shoppe, and Way Office Supply, all in DuBois; and Willar’s Market in Falls Creek. More details are in the news section below.
The DuBois Area Historical Society summer schedule is now in effect. The museum and genealogical library hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For additional information, or to make an appointment for another day telephone (814) 371-9006.
FIRST DAY AIR MAIL COVERS AVAILABLE
Seventy-five years ago, DuBois and Clearfield County were part of history. May 14, 1939, DuBois and Clearfield were both stops on the newly conceived air mail pickup route, one where the planes did not land, but snagged the mail while in flight. A replication of the inaugural flight was held on May 17, 2014, between Clearfield and DuBois. Stamped first day covers from the May 17, 2014, flight are now available from the DuBois Area Historical Society at a cost of $2.50 per first day cover. Contact the Society for ordering information.
CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT NOW AVAILABLE
The DuBois Area Historical Society is selling Christmas ornaments featuring the museum on Long Avenue, the Society logo and founding date. For more information click here.
MATTHEWS GUEST SPEAKER FOR ANNUAL DINNER
Former DuBois resident Delores “Dee” Matthews will be the guest speaker at the 32nd Annual Dinner of the DuBois Area Historical Society, scheduled Thursday, September 18, at 6 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Drive, DuBois. Details and a reservation form are available here.
ORDER FROM SCHWAN'S. HELP THE SOCIETY
The DuBois Area Historical Society is partnering with Schwan’s Home Services to meet our current fundraising goals. Schwan’s Home Delivery offers over 350 delicious foods, flash-frozen at the peak of freshness and conveniently delivered to your door. Through Schwans-Cares.com, consumers can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery. During the initial phase of the campaign, January 13-February 27, 2014, 20% of product and 40% of e-certificate sales will go back to the DuBois Area Historical Society. In addition, Schwan’s will contribute 5% of all orders received in this way to our organization for the rest of the year!
To participate click here. On that page, under the DuBois Area Historical Society logo, click on Preserve Your History, then click on Support Now to place an order.
2013 LANTERN WALK DVD ORDER FORM
The 2013 DuBois Area Historical Society Spirit of DuBois Lantern Walk focusing on the Great DuBois Fire of 1888 is now history. Over 300 people attended the walk, making it the most successful in Society history. Now everyone has the chance to view the walk or relive it again with the DVD produced by HangHood Productions. The DVD features the entire walk plus extras including interviews with the performers, leaders, organizers, and participants of the Walk, behind the scenes activities and much more. The DVD is $15 plus $5 for postage if mailed. They will be available at the DuBois Area Historical Society in November. An order form may be printed here.
HELP THE DUBOIS AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY RAISE MONEY
Throughout the year, several restaurants have agreed to help the Society.
November 21-23 at Ruby Tuesday's, DuBois. Print a voucher to present here.
December 12 – Fundraiser Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, DuBois, all day. Get a voucher from any board member or print one here.
Thank you, and the restaurants, for supporting the DuBois Area Historical Society.
SHOP AT THE DUBOIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Visit our Gift Shoppe, for books, gifts, and other items for the local history buff in your family: Here
2014 CALENDARS ON SALE
The 2014 DuBois Area Historical Society calendars have arrived and are on sale for $5 each. The calendar theme is Gone But Not Forgotten. Each month includes photos of area places that no longer exist along with notes about several historical events included. Look for them at the DuBois Area Historical Society and Kohlhepp's True Value, DuBois.
Print out a personal copy of The Walking Tour Brochure >>> HERE
DuBois Area Historical Society, Inc.
Located at 30 W Long Ave. DuBois, PA
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 401, DuBois, 15801
Phone (814) 371- 9006 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Hours: April 1st to Nov. 30th > Tuesday & Wednesday 10am to 4pm.
Winter Hours: Call for appointment
A donation is appreciated from all visitors.
Board Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at our building.
The DuBois Area Historical Society Inc.
is not responsible for content at any of these sites
More DuBois history from Ken Williams, visit: http://www.duboishistoricalsociety.com
Visit other area historical society sites:
Clarion County: http://www.clarioncountyhistoricalsociety.org
Clearfield County: http://www.clearfieldcountyhistoricalsociety.net
Elk County: http://www.elkcountyhistoricalsociety.org
Jefferson County: http://www.jchconline.org
Mt. Zion: http://www.mtzionhistoricalsociety.org
St. Marys/Benzinger Township: http://www.smhistoricalsociety.com