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2019 LIONS SQUARE CONCERT SERIES

Free concerts from 7 - 9 PM each Sunday at Lions Square Park

JUNE 16 - Scott Blasey
JUNE 23 - Del Sols
JUNE 30 - The HIgh Rider Band
JULY 14 - Travelin' Roadshow
JULY 21 - The Abeline Band
JULY 28 - Stone River
AUG.  4 - Back in Time
AUG. 11 - Birmingham Band
AUG. 18 - The Shelly McCombie Band
AUG. 25 - Tane Lynne and Shadow Creek

GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE

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Name: Robert Lindsay
Date: 03/07/2012
Message: I believe David Lindsay was the original owner of the property Connellsville now occupies! Would anyone there wish to discuss this information?


Name: Thomas Keefer
Date: 01/06/2012
Message: Nice website. My father John Keefer is buried in Connellsville.


Name: Marlene J. Ford
Date: 10/05/2011
Message: Helen Ford McCarthy died in 1923. She was buried in Hill Grove Cemetery. How can I find the exact date of her death? Headstone only has year on it.


Name: Patricia Dixon Filoni
Date: 06/17/2011
Message:  Nice site. Now know more. Will attend Crossing event on Sat. Did'nt know about the park.


Name: Ken & Linda Parkany
Date: 04/05/2011
Message: Thank you for preserving your city's history. Will have to visit personally as we're doing genealogy on Linda's family. 1900 census found her grandmother living there, age 3, one of ten kids and father employed as a 'day laborer'. We have many questions needing answered.


Name: colette secrest
Date: 10/16/2010
Message: hello. my name is colette secrest and i would like to join your mailing list because i love history and such. thank you.


Name: Lcpl Sherwood J.R
Date: 09/13/2009
Message: I grew up in connnellsville. Spent 20 years of my life there. While i was there i must admit i thought i hated it. But once i got out and have had a chance to see the world i realize we have a very special little city. There is nothing like it i've been too. I do miss it dearly but im sure im partial do to the fact that i grew up there. It's nice to get a little more history of our city. It would be nice if they would go more indepth in CAHS on the history of Connellsville. Can't wait to move back and maybe see some more history made.... Semper Fi


Name: Victoria Riste-Dillon
Date: 08/21/2009
Message: Iam the gggranddaughter of Catherine Freed Garver on one side and John and Sarah Sherrick Rist on the other. I would love to hear from anyone that knows the lines. I would like to find John Rist's dad who we think was John Rist married to Christina Strickler. Could have been married before. Thanks, Vikki


Name: Diana Mansberry
Date: 07/14/2009
Message: Just looking around to see Family History


Name: rhonda laughlin
Date: 07/02/2009
Message: looking for registration form for 5k

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CONNELLSVILLE AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
217 West Patterson Avenue
Connellsville, PA 15425
Phone: 724-628-5640
Email:
chs@connellsvillehistoricalsociety.com


 

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MT. VERNON IRON FURNACE STAINED GLASS WINDOW

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 Executive Director Daniel 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.