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Waterford Days Blog - May 2016 - Present

Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 5:15 p.m.

Le BOO Fest 2016 Poster

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 11:00 a.m.

Please help to make the Second Annual Fort LeBoo Fest a success by having fun creating a scarecrow or carving a pumpkin for the contest. To register, simply email JoAnne by Oct. 8 at jlenartweary@gmail.com with your contact info, group name and category. No entry fee.

Categories include:

1.Traditional - Most Likely to Scare a Crow.

2. Historical - Created to represent a person or event in history.

3. Creative - Let your imagination run free. Whimsical, Fairytale, Humorous, Fantasy, Celebrity, etc. it is all fair game. Please remember, this is a family event.

4. Kids - 14 and under. May be assisted by adult, but majority of work must be completed by kid or kids. Informal groups of children may collaborate and enter one entry.

5. Group - Church, service, school or booster group.

6. Business - A scarecrow that represents your business. High Street Merchants are encouraged to place your scarecrow in front of your business, all others may place them on the Historic Square around Judson House.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 10:45 a.m.

We need volunteers and helpers for the Fort LeBoo Fest, If interested, please Join us October 6, at 7 PM at the Fort LeBoeuf Museum, to finalize details and learn how you can help. We need help with food service, selling tickets, kids activities and more. Questions, call JoAnne Lenart-Weary at 814-440-3044.

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - 11:30 a.m.

We are looking for decorations for Fort Le Boo Fest, October 15-16 on the Historical Campus. If you have any pumpkins, cornstalks, Indian corn gourds and/or mums to donate or sell reasonably, please contact JoAnne at 814-440/3044 or jlenartweary@gmail.com. This community event will benefit Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society. Free admission with food and more. Come vote for the scarecrow of your choice. Even better, bring your own scarecrow and add it to the contest. See the rules fortleboeufhistory.com/fort-leboo-fest-scarecrow-contest-rules

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - 11:00 a.m.

The minutes for the August 25, 2016 General Meeting of the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society has been posted.

We need volunteers for scanning, tour guides, gift shop workers, Witches Tea Helpers, Boofest helpers, Colonial Christmas workers, window cleaning. Any little thing you can do would be greatly appreciated.

We have t-shirts available in the gift shops.

We now have Lew Dove's books available to sell. We have 7 different books to sell.

Boofest will be chaired by JoAnne Lenart-Weary. This will be held October 15th.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:30 a.m.

BooFest 2016BooFest 2016

Quit sitting around! Get to work on your scarecrow for the Second Annual Fort Le Boeuf Historical Society Second Annual Fort LeBoo Fest, Oct. 15-16. To register, just send email to jlenartweary@gmail.com winners will be selected by popular vote at event. To vote, public may purchase tickets at Judson House weekend of event. Tickets are only 5 for $1, and can be dropped in can by scarecrow of your choice. Popular vote wins.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -4:00 p.m.

BooFest 2016

The Second Annual Fort LeBooFest brought to you by the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society is on Oct. 15-16. This is your chance to showoff your or your group's talents! Please simply send an email with your name, contact info, group name, (if applicable) and scarecrow category, Individual, Business, or Group to Jlenartweary@gmail.com. Create your scarecrow and drop off at Judson House, October 14 from noon to 7. Encourage friends and family to come vote for your scarecrow! Trophies and Bragging rights! Questions, call JoAnne at 814-440-3044.

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.

Relay for Life

Come out to Carm Bonito field next Saturday and support a good cause - the fight for a cure for Cancer!

Sunday, September 04, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.


The beautiful Meeting Room at the Fort LeBoeuf Museum is available to rent. It's perfect for small meetings, showers, and rehearsal dinners. We provide tables and chairs. It will hold 25-30 people. The cost is $50. Contact Jim Edwards (814) 449-0607.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:10 p.m.

Boo Fest

Do you love Autumn? Pumpkins? Colored Leaves? Scarecrows? ... come be a part of the Second Annual Fort LeBoo Fest and Scarecrow Contest October 15-16! Looking for Sponsors, volunteers, crafters, artisans, antiquers, children's games and most of all, SCARECROWS! E-mail JoAnne Lenart-Weary at joanne@thejlwcompany.com

An application form may be found at the following link: Boo Fest

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 1:30 p.m.

The Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society is registered with the Erie Community Foundation to receive donations during Erie Gives Day - August 9 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. We receive all the donations plus a matching funds percentage. These funds will help preserve the History of Waterford, PA. Please give! Every dollar helps to preserve our history!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 12:15 p.m.

A big THANK YOU to Rich Wise of "Four Mile Photography" for the outstanding pictures taken of this years events.

You can find many pictures and information on how to contact Rich by going to his web site at www.fourmilephotography.com or on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FourMilePhotography.