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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Attention Members!
Attend our July 21st Meeting

Our speaker will be James Kunkle, a local citizen
and a recent retiree of Latrobe Steel, has researched
and compiled thousands of names during his
research of the history of many local families and
will share local lore and some genealogy. His
depth of knowledge is very impressive and also
very entertaining!
As always, the public is invited!

(click here for meeting details)

Attention Members!

The CRHS Center will be CLOSED on August 1st!

Due to CRHS participating in the Acme Days Flea Market!

Attention Members!

There will be a CRHS monthly meeting on August 18th

however there will be no speaker.


CRHS will be celebrating our
20th Anniversary and have chosen
August 29th to have an Open House
at the CRHS Center and

Cook Township Community Center!

10:00am to 4:00pm

Door Prizes! - Refreshments!


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

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.




OUR JUNE 23rd BUS TRIP IS SOLD OUT - HOWEVER, WE HAVE A WAITING LIST IN CASE
SOMEONE CANCELS, SO PLEASE CALL IN CASE THERE IS AN OPENING!

Good News! CRHS is planning another Amish Bus Trip on October 29th!

Chestnut Ridge Historical Society
Bus Trip on June 23rd!

$90.00 per person

Day Trip to Holmes County, Ohio

Call for Reservations by June 5th

724-593-2497 - Tom Dix, or
724-423-3802 - Gerry Marks

Join Us for Another Great Bus Trip!

Leave: Mt. Pleasant County Market at 5:45am
Leave: Donegal Community Center at 6:00am

  • Breakfast at Washington, PA
    (on your own)

  • Dover, Ohio: Warther Museum of Carvings

  • Lunch at Walnut Creek Cheese House
    (on your own)

  • Sugarcreek, Ohio: Alpine Hill Museum
    See the World's Largest Cuckoo Clock

  • 3pm: Comedy Play "Farmed & Dangerous"

  • 5pm: Dinner at Der Dutchman of Walnut Creek, Ohio

  • 6:30pm: Leave for home

  • Stop at Pennsylvania Rest Area



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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