Celebrate 250 years of history in Huntingdon!
Huntingdon’s 250th Anniversary Celebration will include a revolutionary war encampment, colonial games, soldier boot camp, and an exhibit going on now that features the 250 year history of the borough at the Huntingdon County Historical Society.
The 250 years of Huntingdon Exhibit opens on Thursday, June 1 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and runs every Thursday until October 5 at the Huntingdon County Arts Council in Huntingdon. This event is free and open to the public and features some of the highlights of Huntingdon history including pottery, the J.C. Blair Co, textiles, maps and more! Call (814) 643-5449 for more information.
The main event gets underway on Thursday, June 8 and runs through Sunday, June 11 at various locations in Huntingdon. It all starts with Concert on the Quad at Juniata College featuring the sounds of Big Band Sounds! The 250th Anniversary Parade is scheduled for Friday, June 9 from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm, while a dedication ceremony and the downtown festival will run on Saturday! There will be a revolutionary war encampment on Saturday, June 10 with a live encampment, cooking, living firing demos and tomahawk throwing.
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