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THE SLANTED ART CO-OPERATIVE ART GALLERY

By: John John B. Eidenier ∼MRC Board Member∼ Enter into the world of creation Susquehanna County artists are on the move with the newly established gallery in downtown Montrose.  A group of dedicated artists have joined their efforts in establishing a quality  art gallery and co-op.  Slanted Art encourages artists, both unknown and known, to bring their… Continue reading THE SLANTED ART CO-OPERATIVE ART GALLERY

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A Journey Toward Freedom, “Montrose Role In Breaking the Bondage of Slavery” (Part Two)

By: John Eidenier ∼MRC Board Member∼ Part II   Montrose and Susquehanna County There are conflicting views on just how important a role the Montrose area played in assisting the enslaved people to make their way to freedom through the Underground Railroad. According to Scholastic Teachers Activities Guide, "Myths of the Underground Railroad," most people who helped… Continue reading A Journey Toward Freedom, “Montrose Role In Breaking the Bondage of Slavery” (Part Two)

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A Journey Toward Freedom, “Montrose Role In Breaking the Bondage of Slavery”

A Journey Toward Freedom: "Susquehanna County's and Montrose's Role in Breaking the Bondage of Slavery" By: John Eidenier ∼MRC Board Member∼ Part I When I first started researching the role Montrose played in helping runaway slaves seek freedom, I thought I would be writing about the Underground Railroad.  But, as I gathered information, I realized that… Continue reading A Journey Toward Freedom, “Montrose Role In Breaking the Bondage of Slavery”

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HALCYON DAYS OF SUMMER

“The Heyday of Tennis in the Montrose Area” By: John B. Eidenier ∼MRC Board Member∼ (Pictured above: left to light: Lt. King Smith, his partner, King Shafer, and Cecil Donaldson with partner Bill Tilden. The two "Kings" beat Cecil and Bill in 1913 at the indoor courts in New York City) There is  a story to… Continue reading HALCYON DAYS OF SUMMER