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September 13, 2013

GCHS offers seminars, displays

GROVE CITY — Don't miss this year's seminar lineup at the Grove City Historical Society.

■ 7 p.m. Sept. 23 -- Tom Burdick, owner of one of the oldest businesses on Broad Street will give us the rich history of Burdicks. This store has been in several locations and was not only a men's clothing store but also a bus station, soda fountain and more.

■ 7 p.m. Oct. 7 -- Mary "Skip" Sample's talk is entitled "Passion, Pride and Pathology in Possessions." Come and see what your friends collect and how they live with their collections.

■ 7 p.m. Oct. 21 -- members of the Committee to Preserve the History of the Grove City Highland Band will share their history that spans the last 50 years of the "Pipe Band" which operated from 1948 to 1998. Through their efforts the story of this unique marching band that represented Grove City internationally has a permanent home in the Grove City Historical Society.

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The Grove City Area Historical Society is at 111 College Ave. in the former Traveler's Hotel. Two floors of Grove City memories are complete with new displays and acquisitions. A new stair lift has been recently installed to make the second floor more accessible. Our volunteers are ready for everyone to visit as we share old time Grove City items, artwork, books and memories of our community's past.

The Museum Shoppe has for sale crockery, shirts, aprons, tote bags as well as Maude Winder and Margaret Williams prints of Grove City scenes.

For more information visit www.grovecityhistoricalsociety.org or Grove City Historical Society on www.facebook.com or email gcahs@zoominternet.net

Hours of operation are noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Phone 724-458-1798.

Published Aug. 28, 2013, in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201 A Erie St., Grove City.

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