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

Chestnut Ridge Historical Society Inc. P.O. Box 62
Jones Mills, PA 15646 - 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!

Hear Ye!

Hear Ye!



There will be a Fund Raising Committee meeting on April 16th at the Center at 6:30 pm.
All are welcome - bring your ideas for the upcoming year.

Friendly Reminder!

CRHS 2014
Membership are Due

2014 Membership dues are now due. 
Sign up today so you don’t miss out on
what’s happening next at CRHS.

Click Here for a Membership Application to print,
fill out, and send in with your membership dues.



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

CRHS 2014 Cook Book

Our CRHS 2014 CookBook
is now available!
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 $10.

These CookBooks make great gifts too.

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

Order Form
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We Plant Memorial Day Flowers
at Cemeteries

Click Here for Order Form

Once again we are offering to plant Memorial Day
flowers for you on the graves of your loved ones. 

  • Single headstone (one name) $25 or

  • Double Headstone (two names) $30

      Orders must be received by May 17, 2013. 

    Order forms are also available at the center.

    Questions:  Call Chris Kantorik 724-593-2046 (evenings) or email at chrispinehill@yahoo.com

Announcement! "Day of Giving" Date Change!

(Annual "Day of Giving" has been changed to May 6, 2014 instead of October)

Day of Giving – Tuesday - May, 6, 2014

Please note – you are only able to donate one day – May 6th –
from 6am to 12 am (midnight).

Go to http://www.westmorelandgives.org
Click on Donate Now  (you will only see these words on the day to donate – May 6th)

Enter your name, email and phone number.  (you must have a valid email address to receive a tax receipt)  Select our nonprofit group (CRHS) by viewing all nonprofits or narrow search to Westmoreland by selecting the list from the drop down menu.  You can begin typing in the first few letters of the nonprofit’s name to jump to that section of the list. Enter amount you wish to give.  When ready to complete transaction, click “Go To Checkout” and you will be taken to the secure credit card screen.

Mastercard and Visa are accepted, you will receive confirmation of your donation and a tax receipt via email.  Please notify your credit card issuer if you plan to make a large donation as they may hold your transaction as per your fraud protection services.  The minimum gift per organization is $25.

Enter credit card information and click “submit”.  You receive confirmation that your donation has been received and an email will be sent to you for tax purposes.  Don’t forget to share your donation via social media and encourage others to give as well. 

Click on this link to go to the official web site: http://westmoreland.pittsburghgives.org

CRHS is sponsoring a bus trip to Sight and Sound Theater on May 8, 2014 to see ‘Moses’. There are still a few seats available but they are going fast. Make your reservation now by calling Tom Dix 724-593-2497 or Gerry Marks 724-423-3802 Cost of the trip is $120 and includes bus fare, show ticket, & dinner at Hershey Farms Restaurant. Balance of Payment due by April 17, 2014.

Join us! 2014 Bus Trip!
Sign Up Now for our May 8, 2014

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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.)

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.

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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