Pa. woman earns preservation medal


MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Terry Ann Schaner, vice regent of the Jacob Ferree chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was recently presented with the 2006 Daughters of the American Revolution Historic Preservation Medal.
Preservation efforts. Schaner’s contest entry focused on her involvement with the relocation and restoration of the Mercer one-room schoolhouse. She raised much-needed capital by holding an antique auction and several flea markets.
She also advertised the project, dubbed the Mercer School Project, through newspapers, television, fliers and local venues.
A freelance writer, she wrote articles about the group’s efforts that were published in Farm and Dairy newspaper, Pennsylvania Magazine, and various other local newspapers.
Schaner serves as president of the Mill Creek Valley Historical Association and curator of the Baker-Dungan Museum.
She also served as chairperson of the 2003 Lewis and Clark Georgetown, Pennsylvania Landing Festival.
Schaner and her husband, Ronald, have two grown children and live on a working farm in Georgetown, Pa.


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