This museum is a merger of public (Refugio County) and private (Refugio County Historical Society) entities tworda common goal. The Society collected funds for over 12 years, built a 21 square foot building, furnished it, then donated the sturucture to the county. Collections range from historical documents to early artifacts (including the original bell from the Refugio Mission that was built in 1795), numerous 19th century and early 20th century artifacts.
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Archaeology, Cemetery, Church, History, Historical Society, Library, Natural History
The Rostraver Township Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of history, artifacts, historic buildings, and, with a primary interest in bringing public awareness to the importance of this mission, emphasizing the uniqueness of the area. The RTHS meets at the Historic Fells Methodist Church, the first Methodist Church to locate in Rostraver Township.