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!
Meeting Details
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November 20, 2018 Meeting Details!



The speaker for the evening will be Jennifer Sopko,

a native of Plum who will be sharing her interest

in the history of Western Pennsylvania and

specificallyher latest book about the amusement

park in our backyard, "Idlewild: History and

Memories of Pennsylvania's Oldest Amusement

Park". Recently interviewed on PCN about her

book, she revealed that she will be writing another

on interesting information she gleaned while

researching Idlewild. Her book will be available

for purchase at the meeting.

 

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.



American Music Theater

November 8, 2018

See "The First Noel"

Pick Up Times:
7:30am at Peebles Parking Area
and
8:00am at Donegal Event Center

We will have a short stop at Sidling Hill

Dinner: Noon at "Good and Plenty"

Must be at Show at 2:15pm

Then, head home!

Cost: $125 per person

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

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


American Music Theater
by Popular Demand!
SEATS AVAILABLE!

2nd Trip!

November 13, 2018

See "The First Noel"

Pick Up Times:
7:30am at Peebles Parking Area
and
8:00am at Donegal Event Center

We will have a short stop at Sidling Hill

Dinner: Noon at "Good and Plenty"

Must be at Show at 2:15pm

Then, head home!

Cost: $125 per person

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

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


ATTENTION!
Our 2018 Christmas Dinner will be at
Harbor Inn December 11th at
5:30pm

We will be Ordering from the Menu...!

Directions to Harbor Inn:



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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New Members are always welcome! 
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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.



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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