Springs Historical Society
May 27 - September 23

60th Annual Springs Folk Festival
October 6 & 7, 2017

Mon. May 22, 2017

Shirley Temple Black portrayed by JoAnn Peterson. From being the top box office draw during the Depression to the Ambassador of Czechoslovakia, she co-founded the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies, was the first female Minister of Protocol, the first celebrity to openly discuss breast cancer, served as Ambassador to Ghana and as a delegate to the U.N.

Welcome to Springs Historical Society

The Springs Historical Society of the Casselman Valley is a non-profit organization founded in 1957 which sponsors the Springs Folk Festival, Farmers' Market, Museum, Alta Schrock Nature Trail, Public Programs, and annually publishes the Casselman Chronicle, a historical and genealogical journal.

Purpose of the Organization:
To foster and actively participate in the preservation of personal property, buildings, sites, landmarks, documents, and other items of historical interest and aesthetic and social value; to revive pioneer arts and crafts and to foster interest in and appreciation for the history of the area and to carry on research in the same. The corporation does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise, to its members.

Time Capsule Notes

04/17/1795 Ebenezer Griffith of Chestnut Farms (near Compton's Mill, Elk Lick Twp.) served as one of three associate judges to serve Somerset County. These were
Casselman Chronicle 1966 no. 3& 4, p.1
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