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. Refreshments are sold; attendees should bring their own chair.
June 22nd Abiline June 29th Anna Jane Allen & Band July 6th Travelin' Road Show July 13th Del Sols July 20th High Ryder Band July 27th Nashville Past August 3rd Jane Lynn & Total Package August 10th Outpost August 17th Sugar Mountain August 24th Wally Gingers Orchestra August 31st Harold Betters
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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 + $1.31 (PA Sales Tax) = $23.30. 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.
ANNUAL CORN ROAST
WED., AUG. 13, 2014 The Connellsville Area Historical Society will hold its Annual Corn Roast at Crawford's Cabin in the Balsley Pavilion at 7th Street and the Youghiogheny River in Connellsville on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The event will begin at 6:00 PM and will cost $5.00 per person. The Society will provide corn, hot dogs and sauerkraut, baked beans, fresh vegetables, dessert and drinks. Please bring your own table service and call 724-628-5344 by Monday, August 11, 2014 for reservations. Come and enjoy the beauty of the Youghiogheny River, good food, and fine fellowship. New members are always welcome to join the Connellsville Area Historical Society.
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.