MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATION:
"One Hundred Year Ago in Sayre"
Sayre’s Star Theater was a popular venue for movies in 1914, the same year construction started on the Sayre Theater. Local historian James Nobles will present a program on “One Hundred Years Ago in Sayre” on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Sayre Historical Society Museum. Admission is free.
Sayre historian James Nobles will present a program – “One Hundred Years Ago in Sayre” – on Saturday, December 20 at the Sayre Historical Society starting at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
Mr. Nobles, a founding member of the Sayre Historical Society and a former history teacher at Sayre High School, will provide a glimpse into the past through images and commentary covering the year 1914.
Several notable events occurred in that year, including items relating to the construction of the Sayre Theater, a new lodge building for the Sayre Elks, railroad activity at the Lehigh Valley Railroad Sayre Shops, and more. An entertaining journey through the past will be presented in the Henry Farley Community Room at the museum. Light refreshments will be available.
The museum will also have available for purchase Volume 1 of A Quarter Century of the Quarterly, the first of three volumes covering the first 25 years of the Sayre Historical Society’s Quarterly publication. The first volume covers the Quarterly from 1989 through 1993.
The CD of the Walt Brittain Trio, recorded live at the Iron Kettle Inn in Waverly in 1973, will also be available to purchase in the Burkhart Gift Shop. The CD is the first of two recordings made of the locally well-known musical group. A second CD is planned for 2015.
Pictures from the September 6th History Fair ...Click here
Music of Sayre
Opening for the 2014 season on April 5th!
A Piece of Our History ...see book & purchase details