Gathering Room


The Gathering Room is furnished with numerous pieces of furniture, artwork, old photographs and displays.

Numerous pieces of dishware made at the Wick China and Ford China potteries are on exhibit.

Items from and pictures of the McCain House from the past are on display too.

The Daugherty Visible typewriter exhibit is in this room.  In 1889, James Denny Daugherty, a Kittanning resident, completed and patented a machine called the “Daugherty Visible”, which was a forerunner of the first visible typewriter.

Various bottles from local companies, past and present are on exhibit.

A mid-19th century portrait of Reverend Joseph A. Painter, the second pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Kittanning hangs on one wall. Two 19th century oil paintings done by a Kittanning resident hang on other walls.

Several old photographs of Kittanning are in this room also.

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