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Blair Co. Genealogical Society Welcomes Kevin Mearkle as Speaker

Blair County Genealogical Society’s June speaker will be author Kevin Mearkle. Mearkle is a resident of Bedford County and an 8th generation descendant of two Bedford County families with Civil War veterans. He was also named Bedford County Historical Society’s Historian of the Year in 2021.

He has been involved for several years in the research for his book “Civil War Solders of Bedford County, PA” The contents of his work will be a long-standing invaluable source of reference for Civil War scholars whose focus is on Bedford County.

Mearkle will speak on June 16, 2022, at 7 p.m., at 431 Scotc...


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