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Air Heritage Museum & Aircraft Restoration Facility

Visit the Air Heritage Museum and allow aircraft from the past guide you through the rich history of flight. It's an aircraft restoration and working museum specializing in WWII and Vietnam era aircraft and artifacts.

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 A.M.-5 P.M.; Sunday by appointment only.


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724/843-2820 | Beaver County Airport 35 Piper Street Beaver Falls. PA 15010
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B. F. Jones Memorial Library

The B. F. Jones Memorial Library is a restrained-Italian-Renaissance-style limestone structure, built in 1928.

Its classic architecture features travertine flooring, ornamental plaster ceilings, wrought iron screens by Oscar Bruno Bach, and a leaded glass window with ten stained glass medallions depicting Mother Goose rhymes by Henry Hunt.

The Library is listed in the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places.

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724/375-2900 F: 724/375-0172 | 663 Franklin Avenue Aliquippa, PA 15001
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Beaver Area Heritage Museum

The award winning Beaver Area Heritage Museum features rotating exhibits on the people, events and objects that have shaped the Beaver Area. It is housed in a renovated 105 year old railroad freight station and 200 year old log house.

Open March - December, Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M. and Sunday 1-4 P.M. Free admission. Donations accepted. Private tours upon request.



 
724/775-7174 | 1 River Road Beaver, PA 15009
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Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation - The William Vicary Mansion

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a nonprofit organization on December 14, 1971. It was later named the official Historical Society of Beaver County. The purpose of the Foundation is the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Beaver County's historical sites, records and artifacts for the educational benefit of the public.

The Foundation, which is supervised by a board of trustees is involved in a number of ongoing activities:

  • Operation of the Beaver County History Center at the Vicary Mansion
  • Publication of Milestones - a quarterly magazine about Beaver County history
  • Publication and reprinting of historical literature including: The 1976 Bicentennial Atlas, The 20th Century History of Beaver County, Rivers of Destiny - The Beaver County Bicentennial Book and A Guide to Historical Landmarks in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
  • Selection of up to four historic sites each year and dedication of these locations with historical markers.
  • Distribution of Heritage markers for residences which meet historic criteria

 
724/775-1848 | 1235 3rd Avenue, Freedom PA 15042




Beaver County Industrial Museum

The history of the glass and steel industry in Beaver County is the focus of this new museum in Darlington, located at 801 Plumb Street, one block from Route 168.

Open the first weekend in May then Sundays through September from 1:30-4:30 P.M. Call 724/312-0831 for information or special openings.


 
724/312-0831 | 801 Plumb Street Darlington, PA 16115




Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society

The primary focus of the Society is two-fold. First, it is our mission to collect and preserve railroad memorabilia.

Second, we aim to promote the art of model railroading by building the Union Atlantic HO scale model Railroad, which features Pennsylvania and Beaver County’s rich railroading history.

Open every Tuesday 6:30-8 P.M. Donations appreciated.

 
416 Sixth Street Monaca, PA  15061
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Beaver Falls Historical Society & Museum

Founded in 1945, their mission statement is to collect, house and preserve the artifacts and history of Beaver Falls and its surrounding communities. They are housed in the Carnegie Free Library and are the oldest historical society in Beaver County. They possess over 125 years of history.

There are permanent displays consisting of a Victorian Room, Mayer China, Civil War memorabilia, a sports area, artifacts from the Fire Department and many local industries. They have decades of information and photographs available for research.

Hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 A.M. - 2 P.M. Handicapped accessible.


 
724/494-2439 | 1301 7th Avenue – Lower Level, P.O. Box 493, Beaver Falls, PA 15010




Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Society

We are a 501(c)(3) organization located in Lawrence County.

We are dedicated to the preservation of railway history, artifacts and historical items from the Western Pennsylvania area.

Our principal asset is the P&LE Railroad Station in West Pittsburg. It is currently being restored with the intentions of creating an interpretive museum and train-watching location!

 
724/775-4607 | 2114 Rt. 168, Box 429 West Pittsburg, Pa. 16160-0405
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Enon Valley Community Historical Society

The future home of the Enon Valley Community Historical Society was the lone survivor of a 1920 fire that destroyed an entire block.

It is currently being renovated. When completed, it will house and display the rich history of the Enon Valley community.


 
724/336-5194 | 1084 Main Street, Enon Valley, PA 16120




Greersburg Academy - Little Beaver Historical Society

Built in 1802, Greersburg is the oldest public building in Beaver County, the oldest advanced educational institution North of the Ohio River. William McGuffey and John Brown were educated here. It is also the oldest standing building used as a train depot.

We feature the history of the Underground Railroad in Beaver County, as well as examples of all principle types of glass, pottery and china manufactured in Beaver County. We have over 3,000 Indian artifacts, Fort McIntosh artifacts, the Abner Lacock Room and railroad memorabilia.

Open Sunday 1:30-4:30 P.M., June-September. Tours by appointment throughout the year. Free admission.


 
724/843-4361 | 710 Market Street Darlington, PA 16115




Historic Harmony - Harmony Museum

Harmony, a National Historic Landmark, founded in 1804 as the first home of the communal Harmony Society, which was resettled by the Mennonites in 1815.

George Washington visited an Indian Village here during the 1753 mission that sparked the French & Indian War; as the first shot of the war was fired at him at a nearby site. The Harmony Museum interprets a remarkably rich history.

Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 1-4 P.M. Closed on Holidays.


 
724/452-7341 | 218 Mercer Street Post Office Box 524 Harmony, PA 16063
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Little Beaver Museum - Little Beaver Historical Society

Originally designed and constructed by Ira Mansfield, a state legislator and entrepreneur, as a two-story brick schoolhouse in 1883, it closed in 1957.

This museum houses two floors of both local and Beaver County historical artifacts, including primitive tools, a piano on which John Phillip Sousa composed many marches, a church room, a school room, several Victorian era rooms, toys and doll houses, Prison and Trench art, and many more items in this extensive collection.

Hours are Sunday 1:30-4:30 P.M., June-September. Tours by appointment throughout the year. Free admission.


 
724/843-4361 | 803 Plumb Street Darlington, PA 16115




McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum of Beaver County - Little Beaver Historical Society

We offer displays that demonstrate the history and development of manufacturing in the County. Besides static displays, a number of machines are operating.

A forgeand foundry demonstrates some of the basics of manufacturing.

Hours are Sunday 1:30-4:30 P.M., June-September. Tours by appointment throughout the year. Free admission.

 
724/843-4361 | 803 Plumb Street Darlington, PA 16115




McKinley Schoolhouse #3

Built in 1872, the Historical McKinley Schoolhouse #3 is the last remaining one-room school house in Chippewa Township. Grades one to eight attended here 1873-1929.

Visitors will be able to see what a one-room school house would have looked like. Open by appointment. Donations appreciated.

 
724/843-8177 | 37th Street Extension & McKinley Road, Beaver Falls, PA  15010
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Merrick Art Gallery

Housed in the Merrick is a wonderful collection of 19th century oils including representations from the Hudson River School.

Free admission. Guided tours arranged in advance for $2 per person.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday. 10 A.M.-4:30 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. Summer Hours: Wednesday - Saturday. 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; closed all holiday weekends and from December 24-January 15.

Call for schedule of events and hours. Handicap accessible.

 
724/846-1130 | 1100 Fifth Avenue P.O. Box 312 New Brighton, PA 15066
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Old Economy Village

This National Historic Landmark, built 1824-1830 is furnished with collections of the Harmony Society, German immigrants known for industrial prosperity in textiles, railroad investments and wine making.

The site offers 17 historic structures, gardens, original tools and furnishings, Visitor Center, orientation movie, exhibits and Museum Store. Please call or visit our website for information on days and hours of operation.

 
724/266-4500 ext. 101 | 270 Sixteenth Street Ambridge, PA 15003
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Richmond Little Red School House - Brighton Township Historical Society 

Step back in time at the Richmond Little Red School House. This restored one-room school was built in 1844 and is a fine example of the rural one-room school era.

Free Admission. Open Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day 2-5 P.M. and by appointment 724/495-7489.


 
724/495-7489 | 245 Park Road Beaver, PA 15009
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Saint Nicholas Chapel - Greek Catholic Union of the USA

A replica of the wooden Greek Catholic Churches in the Carpathian Mountain region of Central Europe. This award-winning designed chapel, incorporates the architectural theme of the best of three old world churches, painstakingly researched from a collection of over 120 churches.

The chapel houses a museum on the lower level and is available for tours weekdays from 9 A.M.-3 P.M.  Larger groups up to sixty are welcome with prior arrangement. 

Admission is free, bus parking available. Divine Liturgy celebrated Sunday at 10:30 A.M.


 
724/495-3400 | 5400-B Tuscarawas Road Beaver, PA 15009
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South Side Historical Village

The village consists of a restored 1874 Mercer one-room school house, the Porter blacksmith shop, with demonstrations in metal arts, the Johnson 1800’s log cabin showing the rural home life, a large brick bread oven, a pedestrian covered bridge, the Glenn classic bank barn built in 1858 displays antique agriculture equipment and the Nelson doctor’s office built in the 1800’s.

Future projects are a pottery shop, sawmill and general store. This site is geo-cache friendly. The operating village is open on the second Saturday in April- October, 11 A.M.-3 P.M. Tours by appointment. Free admission. Donations accepted.

 
724/899-4165 | 1198 St. Rt. 168, Hookstown, PA 15050
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The Vicary Mansion

The historic Vicary Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was constructed in 1826 by Philadelphia Sea Captain William Vicary. The mansion is home to the Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation, recognized as the official historical society of Beaver County.

Visitors may experience tours of the mansion by costumed docents, educational programs and re-enactments. Our five annual events include a working a History Weekend, Vicary Craft Day, Applebutter Fest, an Evening of Tales and Hauntings and Christmas at the Mansion.

The building is open to the public Monday-Friday, 10 A.M.-2 P.M., or by appointment. Closed on major holidays. Free Admission/donations accepted.

 
724/775-1848 | 1235 Third Avenue Freedom, PA 15042
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