Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Minutes of Past Meetings


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March 31, 2023
Bellefonte Train Station

Present: Romayne Naylor, Joseph Griffin, Jim and Gay Dunne, Julia Kasdorf, Phil Ruth, Melady Kehm, Renee Nichols, Jim Baldwin, Steven Richards, Marty Hufnagle

Treasurer’s Report (Dave Eggler) - Submitted and approved. Click here to read the report

Summer Sounds – Consider another Mills concert as fund Raiser for Union Cemetery

Bellefonte Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Series - Sundays, 2:30 PM, Trinity UMC
     June 11 Centre Brass Quintet (Living History at Curtin Village at 2PM)

Poetry - Julia Kasdorf - Final Out Loud reading April 14 at Fellowship Hall, 120 W. Lamb St
     Jerry Wemple and Marjorie Maddox will discuss their own work and discuss the pleasures of writing about place.
     Finding Home - Adeline Lawson Graham, Colored Citizen of Bellefonte
     Post-Meeting report from Julia: "By all acounts the perfomance appears to have been a success.At both performances, we had audiences of about 100, and raised $816 cash for the Cemtery Association, plus whatever went directly to the organization via a QR code."
     Based on a true story from 19 Century Black community in Bellefonte
     Sunday, April 23, 3 PM, at Trinity UMC church in Bellefonte

Freight House - No report

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas - No report

BHCA - Joseph’s Proposal - Receptions for new BHCA Board of Directors have been scheduled. List of new Board members will follow.

Union Cemetery -Jim Baldwin, Steven Richards and Renee Nichols presented plans for Union Cemetery including digitalization of the site with listing of the names on a digital map. It was a very impressive presentation.

Talleyrand Park “Joy of Gardening” presentation Saturday April 15 at 10 AM - Karen Brewster master Gardener Volunteer

Historical Walking Tour of Bellefonte Will be printed soon by KB Offset Printing. Distribution at the Train Station & Heritage Center

Next BHCA Meeting- May 19 at the Train Station - Bring Snacks

Jim Dunne, Secretary