A friendly resource of information
encompassing parts of Westmoreland,
Fayette, and Somerset Counties in
Southwestern Pennsylvania

Chestnut Ridge Historical Society Inc. 1698 State Route 711, P.O. Box 242
Stahlstown, PA 15687
- Office: 724-593-3102


Join us at Our Monthly Meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, at 7pm!

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of Excellent Photos of the Past!

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July 16, 2019 - There will be No Regular Meeting in July.
We are having our Annual Picnic
at Aleo Lake!

All Members and Guests are invited!
A Covered Dish is the Admission Fee!
Our Hostess will be Lavon (Vonnie) Zebelsky!

Our Covered Dish Picnic is at Aleo Lake, near Stahlstown
on Rte 130 at 5:30 PM.
The location is about a mile from
the Route 711 crossroad toward Lycippus.

Please come and share your covered dish.
Cold drinks, plates, and utensils will be provided.
For Directions and more Information: Call 724-423-3802


Please Note: The Historical Society Center is
open on Wednesdays from 11am to 3pm,
and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.

August 20, 2019 Meeting Details!

Our speaker for the evening will be
"Running Bear",
with a talk about
Indian Lore.

Details to follow.....


As always, attendance is free and
the public is invited!

Please Note: The Historical Society Center is
open on Wednesdays from 11am to
3pm,
and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.


June 18, 2019 Past Meeting Details:


The monthly meeting of the Chestnut Ridge Historical
Society was held on Tues. June 18th. The members and
guests were given a lesson in blacksmithing by Jerry Eyth
(shown on the right in the photo).
Jerry grew up in the Pittsburgh area and moved
to Jones Mills, " to get out of the city ".  He began making
knives in his forge shed.  He had samples of his
trade to share. Jerry participates with his sons in Fort
Allen Days, the Renaissance Festival, and other events held
in our area. One of our members, Dennis Ulery, also a
blacksmith was on hand to share their experiences together.


ATTENTION!
TWO Great Bus Trips are scheduled.

Our October 1st Bus Trip is full, however
we are taking names in case of any cancellations!

Our October 1st Trip is full,
however we are taking names
in case of any cancellations!

October 1st Bus Trip
to Amish Country Theater
in Berlin, Ohio
to see
A Variety Show

Stopping in Washington at
Eat n Park on the way.

After the Variety Show, then dinner at
Der Dutchman Restaurant.

Pick Up Times:
7:00am at Peebles Parking area
and
7:30am at Acme United Methodist Church
3016 State Route 31, Acme, PA

(Please park in the back of the parking lot)


Cost is $80.00
Includes bus fare, show ticket,
dinner, and bus driver tip
!

Our October 1st Trip is full,
however we are taking names
in case of any cancellations!


Mail to: 
Tom Dix
3913 Route 31
Jones Mills, PA 15646

More information or questions, call
724-593-2497 or 724-423-3802


November 12th Bus Trip
at Sight and Sound Theatre
in Lancaster, PA

to see
"The Miracle of Christmas"

We will have a short stop at Sidling Hill
and then on to "Good and Plenty" for a
sit-down Dinner at 12 Noon

We will be at the Show at 2:15pm, and
afterward, head home!

Pick Up Times:
7:30am at Peebles Parking Area
and
8:00am
at Acme United Methodist Church
3016 State Route 31, Acme, PA
(Please park in the back of the parking lot)



$125.00 Per Person
Includes: Bus Fare, Show Ticket, Dinner,
all Taxes and Tips, including Bus Driver

Mail to: 
Tom Dix
3913 Route 31
Jones Mills, PA 15646

More information or questions, call
724-593-2497 or 724-423-3802



We ALL had Fun on our Trip to Branson!

 



...Anyone, Anyone...?
Does anyone have a FIRST EDITION
Chestnut Ridge Historical Society THROW
from many years ago?
The First Edition THROW portrayed
Brown's Store, Plank Road School,
County Line Church, Sparks Supply, etc.
Seeking Original Throw issued for sale by CRHS

CRHS is requesting that anyone who has
the FIRST EDITION of the CRHS THROW,
to please contact us. If those Original Version
CRHS Throws (now second-hand) would be
available to CRHS, it would be appreciated.
CRHS has had several requests
for second-hand throws.
Seeking Original Throw issued for sale by CRHS


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IMPORTANT

ANNOUNCEMENT

NEW HOURS OF OPERATION
Open Saturday: 10am to 2pm
and
Wednesday: 11:00am to 3:00pm


CRHS Cook Book
Only $10.00!

Our CRHS Cook Book
is now available
for only $10.00!


It is plum full of great recipes
from our members.
Pick up your copy at the center
on Wednesdays or Saturdays
at a cost of only $10.

These CookBooks make great gifts too.
Great Gift!
Give this Great Cookbook!

Thank all of you for your great response
regarding this great CRHS project!


CRHS Throw with
Historical Throw Companion Booklet

(Reg. $27.50) NOW Only $25.00
(Limited choice of colors)

Click to see enlarged image!

CRHS Throw with Historical Throw Companion Booklet: Softcover 31 page booklet containing
a brief history of the illustrations depicted
on the throw.


This beautiful heirloom throw was designed and commissioned by the Chestnut Ridge Historical Society. Woven with pride in the United States by Mill Creek Design from We Love Country Inc., the two-layered, 100 percent cotton Jacquard is color-fast and preshrunk. Measuring approximately 50 inches by 70 inches, the throw is fringed on all four sides and is machine washable.

The 14 illustrations provide but a brief glimpse of the historical richness of the area that we of the Chestnut Ridge Historical Society are dedicated to preserve.



Many Thanks to Our CRHS Business Members
who support our Chestnut Ridge Historical Society!

We appreciate your memberships and your offered resources.

Brady's Restaurant

Champion Lumber Company Inc.

Charles Z. Keslar Agency Inc.

Connie Dennison, Tax Preparer

David W. Sadler  Erie Insurance Agency

Donegal Auto Body

Donegal Dairy Queen

Fay-West Copier Service

Foggy Mountain Lodge & Restaurant

Gearhart Electrical Contractors

Harbor Inn Restaurant

Highlands Heating Inc.

Hoffer's Ligonier Valley Packing

Laurel Highland Total Communciation Inc.

Laurel Valley Hardware Inc.

Loyalhanna Veterinary Clinic Inc.

Main Street Wine Bar

Old General Store

S&S Communications Service Inc.

Sarnelli's Corner Market

Shari Bukovac Bookeeping

Somerset Trust Bank

Springer's Cove  (Tall Cedars) 

The Country Pie Shoppe

Whispering Pines Antiques

 


Of the 67 Counties of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
we maintain historical data for
part of the Southwestern Region



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Our CRHS Newsletter,
"Down Memory Lane", is now available!
Newsletters are available at the Office, or if you
become a Member, then a Newsletter is mailed!

Our Mission
The Chestnut Ridge Historical Society is dedicated to
collecting and preserving the oral and written history and
artifacts of a portion of the Laurel Mountains that is
known as the Chestnut Ridge!

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