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TO BE ANNOUNCED
COL. CRAWFORD STATUE
 ITEMS FOR SALE 

We have the following items for sale at the Society office in the Gibson House or by mail (check or Money Order only at this time).  Our address is:

Connellsville Area Historical Society
217 West Patterson Avenue
Connellsville, PA 15425

Phone: 724-628-5344

Please remember to include Pennsylvania's 6% Sales Tax.
There will also be a $5.00 shipping & handling charge.

                                                                                Price       + PA Tax

1906 Centennial History of Connellsville (560 Pages)     $30.00        $31.80

Col. William Crawford Booklets                                    $ 2.00         $ 2.12

Fayette County History 1882  - Ellis (841 Pages)            $80.00       $84.80

Hill Grove Cemetery Booklet                                        $16.00        $16.96

Connellsville Postcards (Set of 10)                               $3.00          $ 3.18

Citizen Extraordinaire (J. Harold Arnold)                       $12.00        $12.72

Connellsville 1946 Color DVD 77 Mins (Unnarrated)       $25.00       $26.50

Connellsville 1946 Color DVD 40Mins (Narrated)           $20.00        $21.20

Col. Crawford T-Shirts                                                $10.00        $10.00

Pen & Ink Renderings (Prints)                                      $25.00        $26.50

2006 Bi-Centennial History of Connellsville                    $10.00         $10.60

Historic Connellsville Throw                                        $50.00         $53.00

2018 Ornament - Gibson House                                  $22.00         $23.32

2019 Ornament - C'ville Canteen                                $22.00         $23.32

2020 Ornament - C'ville Historical Society                   $22.00          $23.32

2021 Ornament - Johnny Woodruff                             $22.00          $23.32

       (Limited Sizes Available)

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CONNELLSVILLE AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
217 West Patterson Avenue
Connellsville, PA 15425


Phone: (724) 628-5344 (K. Hechler)

Phone: ‭(724) 603-3691‬ (S. Lewis)


Email: CHS@connellsvillehistoricalsociety.com

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WE HAVE A SECOND CHANCE TO HEAR ABOUT SARAH B COCHRAN        TICKETS AVAILABLE $35/PER PERSON

Saturday, June 29, 2024
For those who wanted to join the Connellsville Historical Society to hear Kimberly Hess speak about Sarah B. Cochran, we can offer a second chance.

We will have a Lunch-Lecture at the Somerset Historic P&LE Train Station on the corner of 7th Street & West Crawford Ave in Connellsville.

We are grateful to Somerset Trust for this opportunity. A catered lunch will be served at noon followed by a lecture at 1:00pm.
The cost will be $35.00. You can send a check for tickets to 1103 Isabella Road. Connellsville, PA 15425.

Make the check out to Connellsville Area Historical Society. Enjoy this opportunity to visit the beauty of this renovated railroad station, enjoy a lovely lunch, and hear the story of a legendary woman, Sarah B. Cochran. Afterwards, visit the Annual Braddock’s Crossing Activities at the Crawford Cabin site on the banks of the Youghiogheny River.

Karen Hechler 724-628-5344


THE 21ST ANNUAL BRADDOCKS CROSSING

June 29th-30th, 2024

(MORE DETAILS TO COME)

●The actual Crossing of the Yough will be held each day @ 1:00pm (Depending on the condition of the Youghiogheny.)

●(If the river is too high, swift and muddy, we will not attempt to cross.)

●We Will Have A Crossing (Weather Permitting) 

Saturday June 29th:
OPENING CEREMONY: 11:00AM

CROSSING: 1:00PM

Sunday June 30th
OPENING: 12:00PM

CROSSING: 1:00PM

Our Guests This Year:
-Tri Town Historical Society
-Redstone Rangers
-Valerie Skinner

-Shawn Baird (Rifleman)
-Julie Rossington
-The Homestead Bath House
-Stone Forge & Tissage
-Dunbar Historical Society

●Refreshments are available on site both days. The Historical Society has historical items for sale. Come to the River Crossing and support the Connellsville Area Historical Society.


Annual Corn Roast

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024

The Connellsville Historical Society is planning for the Annual Corn Roast on Wednesday, August 14th, 2024, at 6:00 pm at Crawford’s Cabin located at the corner of N. 7th St. and Torrance Ave, Connellsville.

The menu includes: corn, hot dogs and sauerkraut, baked beans, fresh vegetables, dessert and soft drinks.

The cost is $7.00 per person.

To RSVP Call Karen Hechler, 724-628-5344
Reservations must be made by Saturday, August 3rd, 2024. You must bring your own table service to this event.

Anyone wishing to help set up for the event should be at Crawford Cabin by 1:00 pm on August 14th to husk corn and clean picnic tables.

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Name: Shawn Jefferds (O'Neal)
Date: 05/20/2024
Message: My mothers' family was from Connellsville.


Name: Kyle Sepp Woods
Date: 02/10/2024
Message: Info on joining


Name: Simpson Jr Raymond R
Date: 02/09/2024
Message: Grew up in Leisenring # 1 ,,, Connellsville is home ,,,,


Name: Gary Overfield
Date: 01/06/2024
Message: Have an interest in Connellsville due to coal and the railroads. Also like the small town feel.


Name: Cheryl Beitzel-Barkey
Date: 01/21/2023
Message: I grew up going to Connellsville every year to visit my Aunt and Uncle, Pauline and Chelsie Eiford. They lived on Rock Ridge Rd. Some of my favorite memories are from Connellsville.


Name: Terry Ellen Ferl
Date: 10/05/2020
Message: The web site for your Society is very interesting and a great source for learning about the area. Congratulations on your upcoming new home, the Gibson House.


Name: Tom Latham
Date: 09/08/2020
Message: Hope someday I can visit the Crawford family cabin. Thank you


Name: Roger Buttermore
Date: 08/06/2019
Message: Looking for more info about Point of Rocks Cemetery and / or "Old Quaker graveyard" (Ellis, p. 393.


Name: Tom of the Yough
Date: 07/30/2019
Message: This is a great site

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