Heisey Museum

The Clinton County Historical Society is organized to maintain a museum for collecting, preserving and interpreting records and artifacts significant to the…
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an old photo of people in a boat on a flooded street
After the flood of 1936, some lucky townspeople were able to use their boat to get around.
a gated entrance to a tunnel in the woods
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Farrandsville Furnace was completed in 1837 and was the first and largerest coke-fired hot-blast iron furnace in North America, reaching the height of 54 feet. This is an excellent example of dry masonry construction. This is also another property owned by the Heisey Museum.
an old black and white photo of a train station
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This is an old picture of the Castanea Railroad in 1884. This is one of the properties kept up by the Heisey Museum.
an old photo of a man holding a cane
This is an old portrait of Jerry Church, the founder of Lock Haven, PA.
an old black and white photo with some people
Lock Haven Brick Yard and the guys that worked in it during this time period.
an old black and white photo shows the destruction of a house
The devastation left from the flood back on June 1st 1889.
an old black and white photo of baseball players
Lock Haven baseball team back in 1898.
an old black and white photo of a building with logs in front of it on a dirt road
This was the Jay street bridge when it was a covered bridge.
black and white photograph of people riding horses down the street in front of stores on both sides
In 1945 Lock Haven was celebrating Flag Day in almost like the same way we do today.
an old postcard shows the exterior of a building with american flag flying on it
This is a picture of the Lock Haven High School in 1953. Although some of the building was torn down to expand the Lock Haven College some of it still stands today.
an old black and white photo of a large building
This is a picture of the Lock Haven Hospital in 1908 before the fire.
an old black and white photo of a building
This is the remains of the Lock Haven Hospital after the fire on July 28, 1908.
an old photo of a large white house with black shutters on the front and side
This is a picture of the Queen's mansion in Lock Haven, Pa.
an old black and white photo of snow piled on steps in front of a house
This is a house on 223 N. Fairview Street Lock Haven.
an old black and white photo of the state teacher college, lookin'pa
This is the State Teacher College which was located in Lock Haven, Pa. This is now renamed Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.