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Name: Joanne Shade
Date: 03/23/2019
Message: Looking for information about Connellsville in 1910.


Name: Patricia High
Date: 01/26/2019
Message: Great website. Love the Photos. Currently conducting genealogical research on ancestors that were born or settled in Connellsville.


Name: Lee Recca
Date: 12/04/2018
Message: I love this site and am looking forward to visiting in the spring. My mother was a Stephenson, related to Col. Hugh, Col. John and Col. Richard Stephenson Jr. who lived in that area.


Name: Monika Robbins
Date: 06/16/2018
Message: Franklin C Robbins was my grandfather, and was just looking for information about him and his time in WWII. thank you. Also My father and uncles grew up here also.


Name: Bob crawford
Date: 06/08/2018
Message: From autryville nc


Name: christopher conner
Date: 08/18/2017
Message: getting information on my grandparents


Name: Dawn E. Bsrtrand
Date: 11/08/2016
Message: My great grandmother, Antonio Wolf Griglak, was raised in the area before marrying Thomas Griglak


Name: Steven Gillespie
Date: 08/20/2016
Message: My Grandmother was born and raised in Connersville. She was born in 1902.

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1st CITY IN FAYETTE COUNTY, PA

CONNELLSVILLE AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
217 West Patterson Avenue
Connellsville, PA 15425


Phone: (724) 628-5344 (K. Hechler)

Phone: ‭(724) 603-3691‬ (S. Lewis)


Email: CHS@connellsvillehistoricalsociety.com

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WE HAVE A SECOND CHANCE TO HEAR ABOUT SARAH B COCHRAN        TICKETS AVAILABLE $35/PER PERSON

Saturday, June 29, 2024
For those who wanted to join the Connellsville Historical Society to hear Kimberly Hess speak about Sarah B. Cochran, we can offer a second chance.

We will have a Lunch-Lecture at the Somerset Historic P&LE Train Station on the corner of 7th Street & West Crawford Ave in Connellsville.

We are grateful to Somerset Trust for this opportunity. A catered lunch will be served at noon followed by a lecture at 1:00pm.
The cost will be $35.00. You can send a check for tickets to 1103 Isabella Road. Connellsville, PA 15425.

Make the check out to Connellsville Area Historical Society. Enjoy this opportunity to visit the beauty of this renovated railroad station, enjoy a lovely lunch, and hear the story of a legendary woman, Sarah B. Cochran. Afterwards, visit the Annual Braddock’s Crossing Activities at the Crawford Cabin site on the banks of the Youghiogheny River.

Karen Hechler 724-628-5344


THE 21ST ANNUAL BRADDOCKS CROSSING

June 29th-30th, 2024

(MORE DETAILS TO COME)

●The actual Crossing of the Yough will be held each day @ 1:00pm (Depending on the condition of the Youghiogheny.)

●(If the river is too high, swift and muddy, we will not attempt to cross.)

●We Will Have A Crossing (Weather Permitting) 

Saturday June 29th:
OPENING CEREMONY: 11:00AM

CROSSING: 1:00PM

Sunday June 30th
OPENING: 12:00PM

CROSSING: 1:00PM

Our Guests This Year:
-Tri Town Historical Society
-Redstone Rangers
-Valerie Skinner

-Shawn Baird (Rifleman)
-Julie Rossington
-The Homestead Bath House
-Stone Forge & Tissage
-Dunbar Historical Society

●Refreshments are available on site both days. The Historical Society has historical items for sale. Come to the River Crossing and support the Connellsville Area Historical Society.


Flag Day Picnic 

CONNELLSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL JUNE FLAG DAY PICNIC

The Annual Flag Day Covered Dish Picnic of the Connellsville Historical Society will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at the Crawford Cabin site at 7th Street and the Youghiogheny River The picnic will begin at 6:00 pm. Everyone should bring a covered dish to share with those attending. The Society will provide the beverages. Please bring your own table service.

Our guests for the evening will include Scout Master Sam Kish of the Dunbar Boy Scout Troop 180. The troop will instruct us concerning the proper way to retire flags that should no longer be flown. Scout Master Kish is willing to take the retired flags of those in attendance and see to it that these flags are disposed of properly.

We will be signing up to assist the Historical Society with the Braddock’s Crossing of the Yough held on June 29-30; 2024. Member, please attend; visitors are welcome.

Karen Hechler, 724-628-5344


Annual Corn Roast

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024

The Connellsville Historical Society is planning for the Annual Corn Roast on Wednesday, August 14th, 2024, at 6:00 pm at Crawford’s Cabin located at the corner of N. 7th St. and Torrance Ave, Connellsville.

The menu includes: corn, hot dogs and sauerkraut, baked beans, fresh vegetables, dessert and soft drinks.

The cost is $7.00 per person.

To RSVP Call Karen Hechler, 724-628-5344
Reservations must be made by Saturday, August 3rd, 2024. You must bring your own table service to this event.

Anyone wishing to help set up for the event should be at Crawford Cabin by 1:00 pm on August 14th to husk corn and clean picnic tables.

Sign the Guest Book
    2           

Name: Joanne Shade
Date: 03/23/2019
Message: Looking for information about Connellsville in 1910.


Name: Patricia High
Date: 01/26/2019
Message: Great website. Love the Photos. Currently conducting genealogical research on ancestors that were born or settled in Connellsville.


Name: Lee Recca
Date: 12/04/2018
Message: I love this site and am looking forward to visiting in the spring. My mother was a Stephenson, related to Col. Hugh, Col. John and Col. Richard Stephenson Jr. who lived in that area.


Name: Monika Robbins
Date: 06/16/2018
Message: Franklin C Robbins was my grandfather, and was just looking for information about him and his time in WWII. thank you. Also My father and uncles grew up here also.


Name: Bob crawford
Date: 06/08/2018
Message: From autryville nc


Name: christopher conner
Date: 08/18/2017
Message: getting information on my grandparents


Name: Dawn E. Bsrtrand
Date: 11/08/2016
Message: My great grandmother, Antonio Wolf Griglak, was raised in the area before marrying Thomas Griglak


Name: Steven Gillespie
Date: 08/20/2016
Message: My Grandmother was born and raised in Connersville. She was born in 1902.

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