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!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

CRHS News!
...to keep you up to date!

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Attention Members!

Please Note: No Monthly Meetings will be held
in December, January and February.

CRHS Center will be open with Regular Hours
during this time.

During the holidays, the center will be closed
December 24th through January 1st and
will re-open on January 2nd.

Have a Wonderful Holiday!

Please attend our CRHS Christmas Dinner!

CRHS Christmas Dinner!

It's coming that time of year again!
The Chestnut Ridge Historical Society
will hold it Christmas get together on
Tuesday December 15, 2015
at 5:30pm at Harbor Inn Restaurant
on Bethel Church Road.
We will be ordering from the menu.

Please plan on coming and enjoy the evening and celebrate the Christmas Season!
Hope to see you there!

Here is Another Great Offering from CRHS!

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Join Us on Facebook and see lots
of Excellent Photos of the Past!

CRHS Flax Scutching Festival 2015 Photos and
Visitors to CRHS from Christian School in September!

  • Liz Mickinak and  her cousin Liz Mickinak and her cousin
  • Tom Dix  and  a visitor to our CRHS booth Tom Dix and a visitor to our CRHS booth

New Members are always welcome! 
Sign up today so you don’t miss out on what is happening next at CRHS.

Click Here for a Membership Application to print, fill out, and send in with your membership dues.
Our Application is an "All-in-One Form" with instructions for Individuals, Couples or Businesses



Open Saturday: 10am to 2pm
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.

Chestnut Ridge Historical Society
Bus Trip on April 27th!


We are taking "Waiting List" names...
...in case there are any cancellations

$125.00 per person

Day Trip to Lancaster Pennsylvania

Call for Reservations and pay by April 1st

724-593-2497 - Reservations - Tom Dix
or 724-423-3802 - Gerry Marks
Checks made Payable to "Tom Dix"


We are taking "Waiting List" names...
...in case there are any cancellations

Join Us for Another Great Bus Trip!
Get Ready for Lancaster Sight & Sound!

Leave: Donegal Community Center at 8:00am

  • Stop at Sidling Hill for a rest

  • On to Lancaster - may have time to shop

  • "Samson" Show is at 2:45pm

  • Dinner to follow at Hershey Farms Restaurant

  • Head for home...!

  • Passengers from our last trip were so pleased that many of them have signed up for this trip already!

  • The bus is filling up fast, so call your reservation in to Tom at 724-593-2497  or Gerry at 724-423-3802
  • The total cost will be $125.00 and can be mailed to Tom Dix,  3913 State Route 31, Jones Mills, PA 15646

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

Foggy Mountain Lodge & Restaurant

Gearhart Electrical Contractors

Harbor Inn Restaurant

Highlands Heating Inc.

Jerry Temple Tire & Auto Services

King & Guiddy Law Office

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

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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