Mission Statement:

The mission of the Sugar Valley Historical Society is to increase the knowledge and understanding of our area's history and culture. The society will collect and preserve buildings, artifacts, and research materials illustrative of the life in the Sugar Valley area and of the people and their culture. The Sugar Valley Historical Society will offer exhibits and programs for the education and enjoyment of the general public.

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 *Our next meeting is November 9,2014 at 2:00 PM in the museum

Our chicken Bar B Q and     open house is ....
      Sept. 27, 2014
     at the museum
    from 11:00 - 3:00
Meal includes chicken, baked beans, apple sauce, cake and a drink for $6.50

Our current fundraiser is a raffle.

We are selling tickets for $1.00 each or
 6 for $5.00
Items you can win ( and the person who donated them ) are:
  • Handmade Queen Sized Quilt  (Barb Sweeny)
  • Child's Wooden Rocking Horse (Grady Leiter)
  • 5 Lion's Club Plates (SV Historical Society)
  • Zeller's Spring 8 X 10Fine Art Digital Print ( Maggie Kemmerer)
  • Gift Certificate - $50.00  (Country Cupboard)
  • Handmade Woven Basket ( John Carey)
  • Handcrafted Native American Style Flute ( Denny Long)
  • Scentsy & More Gift Basket  (Renee Holdren)
  • Perfectly Posh Gift Basket ( Stacy Johnson)
  • Case of Oil , Weight chosen by winner  (Earl Weaver)
  • Handmade Wooden Snowman  (John Carey)
  • Handmade Craft (Marie Karstetter & Kelly Bixel)
  • Mother & Daughter Primatives .. craft  ( Holly Barner & Vanessa)
  • Gift Certificate - $25.00   (Loganton Store)
  • Cash Prize  $25.00  (Jeffries / Brown Insurance)
  • Cash Prize  $25.00   (Jeffries/ Brown Insurance)
  • Wrought Iron Butterfly Planter (Sugar Valley Greenhouse)
  • Sugar Valley Villages Book  ( S.V> Historical Society)
  • One Year Family Membership to SVHS (SV Historical Society)
  • Gift Cert. - Large One Topping Pizza ( Twilight Diner)
  • Gift Cert. - Large One Topping Pizza (Twilight Diner)
  • Dozen Donuts - Pick up Eastville  ( Nan's Donuts)
  • Dozen Donuts - pick up Eastville  (Nan's Donuts)

Drawing is Sept 27, 2014 at our Chicken Barbecue and Open House. You need not be present to win. Contact any member to purchase tickets or get some at Kaufman's Store, Dar's Diner or the Loganton Store. 

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Our Old Fashioned Christmas will be held December 13, 2014 at the Bull Run School. Everyone is welcome to join us in an old fashioned celebration of the holiday.

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Our Bull Run (Sugar Grove) School and museum  .... taken  September  2013 


Sugar Valley's 175th Anniversar

Sugar Valley is celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2015. Many plans have begun for celebrations.

July 17, 18 & 19, 2015


Sugar Valley is a warm, friendly, beautiful valley and will celebrate its 175th anniversary next year!Please join us !!!


Committees have been formed, but we still need a lot of help.  Please consider joining us to give your input and help with some of the events they are going to be doing next year.


Committee members are:


Chairperson: Kim Geisewite

Co-Chairpersons:  Ivy Dolan and Yvonne Weaver


Secretary:  Marie Karstetter


Treasurer:  Helen Imes

Assistant Treasurers:  Barb Smith and Jame Reidell


Logo:  Ken Brungard


Fundraising: Jame Reidell

Assistants: Ivy Dolan, Kiera Meyer and Amber Morris


Calendar:  Grady Leiter, Bob Mills


Book:  Sugar Valley Historical Society


Cookbook:  Pat Meyer

Assistants:  Jane Leiter, Helen Imes, Kim Geisewite


Parade:  Dawn Jeffries

Assistants:  Amber Morris and Barb Smith


Festival:   ????


We are currently looking for favorite or family recipes for the cookbook.  They may be sent to Pat Meyer via her email at plmeyer45@yahoo.com or you may telephone her at 570-725-2052.


Also, we are taking orders for commemorative Sugar Valley crocks. Contact Kim Geisewite at 570-725-3767 or geisewi@hotmail.com  for details.


Please join us in the planning of these events.  We have been meeting on Tuesday evenings … our next meeting is August 12 at the Loganton Borough building at 6:30.  We welcome all Sugar Valley organizations and clubs to join in.


We have these events planned so far for 2015:


·        April 11 – Art show and 5K run

·        May 9 – Good Old Days at Booneville Campground

·        May 25 – Memorial Day Parade

·        June 13 – Dusty Boots Fun Show

·        Hometown Weekend:

®   July 17 – beard contest, select a queen, a play at Booneville Campgrounds

®   July 18 - Parade and a festival

®   July 19 – Church service and box social at the Booneville Campground

·        August 15 – Community Picnic at Booneville Campground

·        September 19 – Dusty Boots Fun Show

·        October 16 & 17 – Apple butter making at the S.V. Church of the Brethren , Eastville


If you would like to participate, please contact one of the following chairpersons:


Kim Geisewite 570-725-3767

Yvonne Weaver 570-725-3438

Ivy Dolan 570-725-3195

Keep watching our NEWS link here  for more information and like us on Facebook ...

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Inside the restored Sugar Grove / Bull Run School

The school is open by appointment for tours and student field trips.

 ..........................call 570-725-3438 or 3041 or 3411


Election of officers at the April 2014 meeting  ~

Our  officers for          2014-15    are :

President  : Steve Weaver

Vice Pres.  Grady Leiter

Secretary:  Jane Rossman

Treasurer:  Helen Imes

Trustees: Anthony Rishel, Chuck Sweeny, John Carey

We are collecting used ink jet cartridges and old cell phones . We get a percentage for what we turn in and also if you purchase ink cartridges through them we get a percentage. so get your used items to any member and also visit  www.planetgreenrecycle.com/svhistory

McElhatten  Run   / Rosecrans  Falls             

photo by Hannah Jo Weaver    - Dec 24, 2010

Logan Mills  Covered Bridge - taken Feb. 2011

Clinton County's only  remaining covered bridge