More About Clarion County

More About Clarion County

Sutton-Ditz Museum

Mary Lea Lucas gives a   

tour of Clarion's best museum  


  Videos About Clarion County

Runabout - 1910

All about James Crooks' first

car, a 1910 Maxwell


On Toby Creek

About Toby Creek and

how it tried to kill me  


Naming the Clarion

About the many names of

our river over the years  


When I was a Kid

A song about my education, illustrated with pictures of old Clarion County schools


Clarion's Castle

How the old county jail came

to be built and abandoned  


Will O' Wisp

A Seneca legend that begins in our region  


A Helping Hand - 1855

An eventful stagecoach journey from Clarion to Pittsburgh


Long Ago Strattanville

Lou Arner talks of growing up in the 1920s and 30s.   


Reid's Post Office

The story of Hugh Reid

and the town he founded


St Michael's Cross

A story about the building

of Fryburg's famous church


Ben Hogan's Riverboat

What happened when the 'Wickedest Man in the World' came to Parker City


Damming the Clarion

The history of dams, large and small, on the Clarion River


George Coyle - 1870

The sad story of a gentle giant and his time in the oilfields  


The Air Show - 1924

All about the events leading up to the famous day an airplane attempted to take off from Main Street in Clarion


Brady's Ambush - 1779

How Samuel Brady saved the children and came to have a loop of the Allegheny named after him


Scout Catapult

A quick look at a catapult built by Clarion’s Troop 51 in 2006

Changing Clarion

About an old house and how Clarion has changed since it was built.


The Ross Family

The story of the remarkable Ross family and the library that is their legacy.