It’s Still a Wonderful Life

It’s Still a Wonderful Life

Date: February 28, 2022 We just passed the 75th anniversary of the December 20, 1946 release of the film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Seventy-five years, can you believe it? Not so surprising to classic movie buffs and millions of Jimmy Stewart fans the...
Jimmy Stewart Comes Back to Indiana, PA

Jimmy Stewart Comes Back to Indiana, PA

By Janie McKirgan President-Executive Director The most common question we get asked at the museum is “Did Jimmy ever come back to Indiana?” Our answer is yes, many times! Jimmy Stewart always said that he had a “great love and pride for Indiana.” He mentioned his...
Celebrating During A Pandemic

Celebrating During A Pandemic

By Janie McKirgan President-Executive Director The Jimmy Stewart Museum had big plans for our 25th Anniversary Celebration but you know what they say about best laid plans. We had all sorts of exciting things in the works. There was to be a ribbon cutting/grand...
Museum Update: It’s A Wonderful Refresh!

Museum Update: It’s A Wonderful Refresh!

By Janie McKirgan President-Executive Director As the new Executive Director of The Jimmy Stewart Museum, I knew I wanted to introduce Jimmy Stewart to a new generation, as well as to honor what makes him so special to past generations. The task was daunting and I...

James M. Stewart Museum Names new President

In front from left are Carson Greene Jr., interim president of the Jimmy Stewart Museum; Tim Kronenwetter, vice chairman of the board; Janie McKirgan, incoming president; and Lindsey Meola, secretary. In back, from left, Jerry Thomchick, board chairman, and Bob Bell,...