The annual Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen’ Rendezvous drew hundreds of people to the American Legion grounds in Black Walnut this past weekend for muzzleloading, archery, and tomahawk throwing competitions and to give visitors a taste of what life in the Endless Mountains when the area was considered America’s western frontier.Continue Reading

Wyoming County commissioner Judy Mead (above, left) shares a laugh with Wyoming County’s first female commissioner, Charlotte Montross, at Charlotte’s 100th birthday party on Sunday. Story by Rick Hiduk/Photos by Lori Bennett (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) In 1970, Wyoming County commissioner Emerson Montross suffered a brain aneurysm and hisContinue Reading

Submitted Article Please join Rich Pawling, from History Alive! on Sunday, September 23rd, 6 pm for an interpretive presentation “Connecting the Farm to the Forest –  Examining the Symbiotic Relationship between Logging & Agricultural Production during the Timber Harvest  Boom Days of Pennsylvania (1880-1910).”   Rich Pawling will dress the partContinue Reading

Members of the Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen, including (top, from left) Jerry Smith of Rome, Bradford County; Artie Durkan of Thorndike, MA; and Rodney Arnold of Bumpville, Bradford County, were among those to welcome more than 600 members of the National Rendezvous and Living History Foundation to the East Smithfield/MilanContinue Reading

Dave and Roxy Wells of New Albany (above) will be among numerous historical interpreters setting up camp near Milan for a week at the end of September. They are hoping that local schools will allow students to visit the Eastern Primitive Rendezvous to learn about life in the Colonial andContinue Reading