Sayre Historical Society

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Museum Opening April 4th with New Exhibit on Susquehanna River

CAPTION: The Susquehanna River, pictured above in a postcard view, is the subject of a new exhibit at the Sayre Historical Society which opens for the 2015 season on Saturday, April 4.

SAYRE – After a long, cold winter, the Sayre Historical Society will re-open on Saturday, April 4 with a new exhibit on “The Mighty Susquehanna.” Volume II of the Walt Brittain Band CD recorded live in 1974 will also be available in the Burkhart Gift Shop.

Hours for the opening are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will be open Saturdays (10 to 4) and Wednesdays (from 5 to 7 p.m.) through December. Admission is free. Click For More....

Celebration at the Station!
Wine and Beer Tasting Event - May 13th

See Our 2015 Events!

Books Available for sale by mail

Pictures from the September 6th History Fair ...Click here

Music of Sayre
Music in Sayre, Our Newest Revolving Exhibit!

Museum celebrates Roosevelt in Sayre with ice cream social, caboose exhibit.
A new book documenting the 1905 train excursion that carried President Theodore Roosevelt through Sayre made its debut at the Sayre Historical Society’s Caboose Day on Saturday, June 28
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Opening for the 2015 season on April 5th!

What's Happening

Caboose is now on display at the SHS Museum!

SUCCESS STORY--Society and Museum partner for energy effiency and weatherization upgrades
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"…a busy little city nestling ‘midst the Blue Ridge Hills…"Sayre Alma Mater
SAYRE, located along the north central Pennsylvania-New York border traces its name to Robert Heysham Sayre and its location and early development to visionary Howard Elmer.

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Thank you for your continued support.

A Piece of Our History ...see book & purchase details
Black Diamond Express
Sayre - Postcard History