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Martinsburg Indian School Subject at BCGS Meeting

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Rd., Hollidaysburg, PA.

The April meeting will be on the Martinsburg Indian Training School presented by Jodi Stauffer and Cori Bolger Shirk.

The Indian Training School was run by Professor Philip H. Bridenbaugh. The school was housed in the seminary building, also known as the Juniata Collegiate Institute, on East Allegheny Street in Martinsburg.

Approximately 100 students from the Osage (Oklahoma) and Oneida (Wisconsin) tribes were educated here.



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