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Blair County: A People's History Premieres at Mishler Theater

On April 18, the Blair County Arts Foundation hosted the Blair County Historical Society for the grand premiere of Blair County: A People’s History.

This film traces the cultural influences of the county through interviews, reenactments, photos and archival footage to tell stories of the past.

Executive Producer Julia Plummer Schokker said that her job was to find the money and to find the director.

“I had very few requirements for the director — one he had to be local and would be a great historian and a visionary,” she said.

That described Mark Frederick to a tee, Plummer Schokker said.

He h...


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