Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Sat. 8/7 All day Fisher/Miller Reunion Hello! It’s time for the Fisher/Miller reunion. It will be at Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge, & Conference Center’s Pavilion #4 on August 7, 2010. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish or dishes, pie, cake, drink, etc. We ... more
Sun. 8/15 1:00 PM Norris Reunion The 29th annual reunion for the descendents of Samuel W. and Ruhama Norris will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the picnic shelter at Aitch, PA. Lunch will be at 1:00 pm. As in previous years, we ask you to bring a covered dish or two alon... more
Sat. 10/2 10:00 AM Hesston Reunion and Homecoming The first ever Hesston Reunion and Homecoming will be taking place in the tiny village of Hesston on October 2 in the area surrounding the post office and veteran's memorial. Parking will be at the Hesson Community Chapel with a few handicapped spot... more
Sat. 10/9 All day Hartslog Day

It's Hartslog Day!  The main street in Alexandria will be shut down with craft vendors and food stands.  It starts with a parade.  You can visit the pumpkin pole and the Hartslog Heritage Museum.

Fri. 12/3 8:00 AM Placing Wreaths at Gettysburg National Cemetery For anyone who may be interested and available to help on Friday, December 3, 2010: This Friday, 1,600 wreaths will be placed at gravesites in the Soldiers' National Cemetery. Join us if you can - we need the help! If you want to help t... more
Sun. 1/16 2:00 PM Pennsylvania Canal with Steve Runkle

Steve Runkle, who has previously delighted Huntingdon County Historical Society audiences, will return to start off the Winter lecture series. This winter, his illustrated talk will take us from Hollidaysburg to PIttsburgh on the Pennsylvania Canal.


Sun. 1/30 2:00 PM Finding Fort Shirley

Dr. Jonathan Burns will present the findings of the 2010 PSU Archaeological Field School conducted in Shirleysburg, PA.  The presentation will take place at the Huntingdon County Historical Society beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Thu. 4/21 7:00 PM Finding Your Ancestors Through Land and Estate Records in Blair County On April 21, 2011, Mary Ann Bennis will present at the Blair County Genealogical Society on "Finding Your Ancestors Through Land and Estate Records in Blair County." She is the Registrar of Wills and Recorder of Deeds at the Blair County Court Hou... more
Sat. 5/7 9:00 AM Researching German Life, Culture, and Genealogy in 18th Century Pennsylvania Centre County Genealogical Society Presents Researching German Life, Culture and Genealogy in 18th Century Pennsylvania Featuring John Humphrey, CG Nationally recognized expert on Pennsylvania German history, culture and genealogy. May 7, 2011 ... more
10:00 AM Genealogy EXPO 3 Genealogy EXPO 3 is here! On May 7, 2011, the Blair County Genealogical Society will hold it's 3rd annual Genealogy Expo from 10 A M to 2 P M. This year, for the very first time, the library will have the naturalization record indexes on hand for t... more
Sat. 5/21 10:00 AM Family History Workshop A free Family History Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Standing Stone Senior Center, 931 Washington St., Huntingdon. The workshop is open to the public and volunteers will be on hand to help participants learn... more
Sun. 7/31 12:30 PM Garner Family Reunion

The Garner Family Reunion will be taking place at the Woodcock Valley Lions on Rt. 26 just outside of Marklesburg in Huntingdon County, PA.  The meal begins at 12:30 and everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

Sat. 8/6 11:30 AM Foor Family Reunion The Foor Family Reunion is Aug 6, 2011 (First Sat in Aug). They eat at NOON, so gather around 11:30 and it goes until late evening. Please contact member Carolyn Carroll if you would like more information, or will be attending for the first time. Sh... more
12:30 PM Fisher - Miller Reunion It's Time Again! The Fisher-Miller Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Claysburg Community Park, Pavilion #1. Please bring a covered dish to share. Drinks and paper products will be provided. We will begin eating at a... more
Sun. 8/14 11:30 AM Bechtel Family Reunion Bechtel Family Reunion. Family of Ira and Elizabeth Bechtel of the Morrisons Cove area. Family originated in early 1800's in Woodcock Valley. Site of Bechtel family homesteads include Grove Cemetery. All Bechtels and relatives welcome. Pot luck... more
Sun. 8/21 1:00 PM Norris Family Reunion The 30th annual reunion for the descendents of Samuel W. and Ruhama (Anderson) Norris will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the picnic shelter at Aitch, PA. Lunch will be at 1:00 p.m. As in previous years, we ask you to bring a covered dish or... more
Sat. 9/17 10:00 AM Kin Connection Day The Kin Konnection Day will be for everyone that is interested in a family tree or have a stumbling block in their research to get some help in his or her research. Researchers will have the opportunity to meet other cousins and share family histo... more
Sat. 10/1 9:00 AM The Pennsylvania Rifle The Huntingdon County Historical Society presents: The Pennsylvania Rifle, an exhibition of rifles made in Huntingdon and surrounding counties. Bring your antique firearm for assessment & appraisal. Admission is $5.00 per person, children 5 &... more
Sun. 8/19 12:00 PM Descendants of Samuel W. and Ruhama Norris Reunion The 31st annual reunion for the descendants of Samuel W. and Ruhama Norris will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at the picnic shelter at Aitch Boat Launch in Marklesburg, Huntingdon County, PA. Lunch will be at 1:00 p.m. As in previous years, we... more
Sun. 8/26 12:00 PM Richardson - Miller Family Reunion The 78th Annual RICHARDSON-MILLER Family Reunion Sunday, August 26, 2012 at the home of Marvin and Donna Heller Zinn 248 Whiskey Run Rd. Newville, Cumberland Co., PA.. Eating at 1:00 p.m.. The reunion will be supplying baked ham. Donna will b... more
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