Mission Statement: Collect and preserve the history of the people and families who live or have lived in the Dutch Corner Area of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, for the use by present and future generations. Place as much information on the internet as possible and keep all paper copies for documentation and future possible display.


Merry Christmas from the Dutch Corner History Group!

The Dutch Corner History Group has been named the 2013 Historian of the Year by the Bedford County Historical Society!  See the letter HERE.

To read the article in the "Shoppers Guide" on this honor, click HERE (file is in .pdf format...be sure you have the free Adobe Reader program before looking at this file).

 

Our book, DUTCH CORNER SCHOOLS, is now available for purchase!  The cost is $17.00 (not including shipping) each.

These books include information, as well as some photographs (these schools were all closed after the 1935-36 school year, when all students began to attend the schools in Bedford), of the schools that were located in Dutch Corner, including the schools of Helsel (or Heltzel), Tomlinson, Pleasant Valley, Oakdale, Kauffman, Imlertown, Cessna and Crossroads Schools.  If you are interested in purchasing a copy, please call us at the below number or email us at this email address, with the subject "Dutch Corner School book".  Books will be available for a limited time only!

 

Click on the underlined words to take you to that page.

Dutch Corner Families

Dutch Corner Locations

Dutch Corner Land Warrant Map

Dutch Corner Churches

Dutch Corner Cemeteries

Dutch Corner Schools

Dutch Corner History Group Message Board

We are NOT the group that has an opinion on certain environmental issues.

We are a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to preserve the history of Dutch Corner, Bedford County, Pennsylvania through information such as photographs, stories, family histories and documents. 

 Can you help?  Take a look at this page and see if you can identify any of these people:  Do You Know Who I Am Page 

Check out the proposed Old Ways Museum by Frank Antonson

So, Just where is Dutch Corner?

You can help us by sharing the information that YOU have on Dutch Corner!  To get an idea of what we're looking for, Click Here.

If you will be in the Dutch Corner area, and need directions to a location that you would like to visit, feel free to call us!  We will help you all we can!

If you would like to donate to the Dutch Corner History Group or become a member, please call us at one of the numbers below, or email us at this email address, with "Dutch Corner History Group Donation" or "Dutch Corner History Group Membership" in the subject line.

If you have any stories, pictures, would like to attend the next meeting (meetings are typically held on the third Sunday of each month, but there are exceptions when there is a holiday or there is a scheduling conflict) or have any ideas of what YOU would like to see on our website, please contact us at this email address, or contact us at 982 Imlertown Road, Bedford, PA 15522 or call us at 814-494-2451 or 814-623-6303!  As well, if you'd like to contribute to our group to assist us with the costs of restoring the cemeteries, cemetery upkeep, or for use in our other projects, please email us using the underlined link above. 

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