Office and Research Library

The TAHS library contains a sizable collection of books, newspapers, genealogies, historical maps, and other reference materials pertinent to all areas of Tyrone History. Several Tyrone-related artifacts also are on display.

The library and office of the Tyrone Area Historical Society is located in the northeastern end of the Tyrone Shopping Center (on Old Rt. 220), facing Citizens Bank and behind Pizza Hut. Enter through the door under the red awning.

The office and library are open year-round on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 PM, or at other times by appointment. Call 814-684-5141 to arrange your visit.

Directions from Interstate 99

If traveling from the north, take Exit 48 toward Tyrone/Pa. Rt. 453N and turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue at the traffic light. Follow Pennsylvania Avenue one full block and turn right on 10th Street. After going under the railroad bridge, turn left onto Washington Avenue. Follow Washington Avenue to 3rd Street (Pizza Hut is on the right corner). Turn right onto 3rd Street and then left before Citizens Bank. At the right-hand end of the shopping center building, look for a door under the red awning. The Office/Library is next to Sickler, Tarpey & Associates, CPAs.

If traveling from the south on I-99, take Exit 48 toward Tyrone. Follow 10th Street across Pennsylvania Avenue. After going under the railroad bridge, turn left onto Washington Avenue. Follow Washington Avenue to 3rd Street (Pizza Hut is on the right corner). Turn right onto 3rd Street and then left before Citizens Bank. At the right-hand end of the shopping center building, look for a door under the red awning. The Office/Library is next to Sickler, Tarpey & Associates, CPAs.

Here are some of the books and folders available in the Research Library.

Books

Folders

— Compiled by Maribel Hildebrand