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More Places to Visit And Learn About

Richmond Little Red School House

Richmond School, located on Park Road in Brighton Township, off Dutch Ridge Road, was in use as a school for 106 consecutive years from 1844 to 1950. Eight grades were taught in the one room building. The building is furnished as it would have been 100 years ago. On Sept. 13, 1970, the Richmond School was dedicated as a free museum. Open July - Labor Day: Sunday 2 pm. - 5 pm.

Beaver Falls Historical Society and Museum

Carnegie Free Library - 1301 Seventh Ave-, Beaver Falls, PA 724-846-4340 - Open M- T- W-F, 1O am - 3pm - Bertha Greco - This is the oldest historical society in Beaver County. They house and display over 125 years of Beaver Falls history, an extensive photo collection and clipping files. There is also in-depth information on the founding families of Beaver Falls, as well as extensive genealogy information.

Millcreek Historical Society--No Longer Exists

The Millcreek Historical Society operates the Levy Dungan Museum is no longer in existence. The museum had an excellent collection of artifacts and documents illustrating the history of the county, with a special emphasis on the Southside. For information about its former holdings contact Terry Shanor at 724-573-4895 or 724-573-4821,

H. C. Fry Glass - The H. C. Fry Glass Society

P. O. Box 41, Beaver, PA 15009 - The H. C. Fry Glass Society is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1983 for the purpose of learning everything possible about the H. C. Fry Glass Co. of Rochester, Pa., one of the largest glass companies in the country during the early 1900's.

In 2001 the society formed an acquisition fund to acquire items of educational or historical significance and to preserve them for future use in an area museum. The society has grown from the original 16 charter members to 170 members in numerous states and Canada.

Glass displays are held locally to educate the public about the company and its products. The next display will be in the summer of 2004 at the Little Beaver Historical Society Museum in Darlington, Pa. The next regional display will be held at the spring 2004 Eastern National Antique Show in Harrisburg, Pa.

The society holds monthly meetings that are open to the public and are listed in advance in the Beaver County Times. Most of these meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 p m in the Beaver Borough Building in Beaver, Pa. Contact for more info.

Logstown Associates Historical Society

Laughlin Memorial Library - 11th & Maple Ave., Ambridge, PA - Open Fri & Sat lO am - 3pm The Logstown Associates Historical Society encourages research and stimulates pride in our past and dreams of reconstructing Logstown as an authentic Native American community. Visit the Logstown Associates Historical Society American Indian Exhibit today!

New Brighton Historical Society

PO. Box 408, New Brighton, PA 15066 - Shirley Sayers - 724- 728-46 71 The mission of the society is to preserve the history of New Brighton in every single way. Contact them for more information about how you can get involved.

Model Railroad & Historical Society of Beaver County

416 Sixth St., Monaca, PA 15061 The society was founded more than 18 years ago as the Beaver County Model Railroad Club and later altered its name to the current Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society.

The primary focus of the society is two fold. First, to gather and preserve railroad memorabilia. In addition to collecting such memorabilia, we are also in the process of building a model railroad that will highlight much of Pennsylvania's and Beaver County's rich railroading history.