TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE The Connellsville Lions have released their summer concert schedule. The FREE concerts are scheduled from 7 - 9 PM, Sundays at Lions Square located on West Crawford Avenue next to the PNC Bank parking lot. Refreshemnts are sold; attendees should bring their own chairs.
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Images of America - AROUND CONNELLSVILLE
A new book (cover picture above) full of pictures and narrative about CONNELLSVILLE and surrounding areas is coming off the press this fall. This 2013 book will include many pictures of the Connellsville area that you have not seen before. Make sure that you get your copy. The book is called "AROUND CONNELLSVILLE" and is one of the books published by Arcadia Publishing in their Images of America series. The book is authored by Paul Eckman, Karen Hechler and the Connellsville Area Historical Society.
The book price will be $21.99 + PA Sales Tax. Add $3.00 if it is to be shipped. Send a check or Money Order to: Connellsville Area Historical Society, 299 S. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, PA 15425. The book will be mailed to you.
Click on the link above (a new window will open) to view the newly installed stained glass window depicting the Mt. Vernon Iron Furnace placed in the Society's future home - THE GIBSON HOUSE on West Patterson Avenue. It was designed and crafted by Society Member and Fayette County Cultural Trust Vice-President Dan Cocks. The stained glass was purchased through Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass in Connellsville and Dan donated his skill, craftsmanship and time. It was installed by Dan and Michael Edwards on Saturday, April 25, 2009.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENTS
APRIL 10, 2014 ANNUAL MEETING
The Connellsville Area Historical Society will hold its Annual meeting on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. at the Gibson House on Patterson Avenue. This is our covered dish dinner meeting with the election of officers. A brief meeting and program highlighting Historical Society activities will follow dinner. Bring a covered dish to share. Beverages and paper products will be provided. Please call 724-628-5344 for reservations. New members are always welcome to attend. We will soon be opening the Gibson House on a limited schedule and volunteers are needed for this project. Come and get involved.