Centre County Launches Oral History Survey

“Recollections: The Oral History of Centre County” is a special project of the Centre County Library. It is designed to collect and preserve local history as experienced by the people who have lived and worked in the area. The primary sources of information are tape-recorded interviews with area residents who are willing to share their recollections of the past. Oral history is an...
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The Centre County Grange Fair: “Oh, it’s just wonderful, that’s all”

“I’d just like to see it keeping on and on.”   County fair! For many Americans these two words conjure up an array of images – memories of sights, sounds and smells found nowhere else … crowded, dusty fairgrounds … screams of excited children on midway rides … cotton candy and french fries … concessionaires cajoling passersby to “try...
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