ELF to Maintain Reiser House Museum
July 28, 2022
The Hollidaysburg Borough Council agreed to have Empowering Lives Foundation (ELF) owner John Seely handle staffing at the historic Reiser House Museum weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., except holidays, starting July 18 through the end of October.
The Reiser House is located at the Canal Basin Park and the house was historically where the lockmaster on the Canal and his family would live. His duties included maintaining the lock and collecting fees. Reiser, the builder, was a prominent butcher in town and built his home on the site of the canal.
There are indoor and outdoor exhibits tellin...