Stolen Artifacts Returned to Blair County Historical Society
March 30, 2023
Dozens of artifacts stolen during the 1970s have been recovered and returned to the owning institutions. This includes the Blair County Historical Society. This was done through a repatriation ceremony on March 13.
In December 2021, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania indicted Michael Corbett of Newark, Del., for possession of firearms and other items stolen from museums in the 1970s.
In August 2022, Corbett pleaded guilty to the possession of stolen items transported interstate, and in accordance with his plea agreement, turned over additional stolen firearms to...