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!

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

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Open Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Wednesday: 11:00am to 3:00pm


CRHS Christmas Dinner!

It's coming that time of year again!
The Chestnut Ridge Historical Society
will hold it Christmas get together on Wednesday December 17, 2014
at 6:00pm in Brady's Restaurant.
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's a List of Great CRHS Items for Christmas Gifts!

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CRHS 2014 Cook Book
Only $10.00!

Our CRHS 2014 CookBook
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.

Christmas Gift Time!
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)
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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.


Here is Another Great Offering from CRHS!

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2014 Senior Expo at the Donegal Community Center

Our CRHS Officers, Becky Heide and Tom Dix recently participated in the
Senior Expo sponsored by Mike Reese, State Representative of our
district at the Donegal Community Center. 

They greeted more than 150 guests with their cups of snack mix and had
a good time visiting with everyone. They also had a display honoring
Veterans of our area which seemed to generate much interest.


Vintage Christmas in Ligonier

Antique Christmas Lights,
Candlelit Trees and Early Electricity

A PowerPoint Presentation will be shown by our guest speaker,
Don Lachie at our November 18th Monthly Meeting!

This months speaker will be Don Lachie who will speak on
vintage holiday decorations. Don has been collecting and
researching holiday illumination for over a quarter century
he is known as a decoration historian with known and lost
details of Christmas past as well as interesting facts
and history that you probably never knew. Please attend!

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 (J&M Enterprises Inc.)

The Book Case - Connellsville

Champion Lumber Company Inc.

Charles Z. Keslar Agency Inc.

Collections by Marty (BNA Stores)

David W. Sadler  Erie Insurance Agency

Donegal Auto Body

Donegal Dairy Queen

Foggy Mountain Lodge & Restaurant

Highlands Heating Inc.

Jerry Temple Tire & Auto Services

King & Guiddy Law Office

Laurel Highland Total Communciation Inc.

Laurel Valley Hardware Inc.

S&S Communications Service Inc.

Main Street Wine Bar

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!

Office Hours: Saturday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 11:00am to 3:00pm

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