Last updated: 8/31/2012
Rostraver Township Historical Society
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Street Address
800 Fellsburg Road
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
Mailing Address
800 Fellsburg Road
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
phone: 724-823-0351
e-mail: rostraverhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
Hours
Thursday - Friday10 AM - 4 PM
and by appointment
Admissions
Free. Donations Accepted.
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Raymond D. Popp, President
Description

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. Concord School, a one room subscription school built in 1830, is open every Sunday by the RTHS, Memorial Day through Labor Day, plus special event days. The Historical Society welcomes any genealogical inquiries regarding Rostraver Township.

Meeting held 2nd Thursday of months except December, January, February

Mission

To bring together those people interested in history and especially the history of the original Rostraver Township of 1771.

History

Organized November 1994.

Artifact Collections

Antique mining tools & artifacts. Indian artifacts and books

Research Collections

Library collection of books of Lloyd Thompson local Historian and genealogies of local residences.

Educational Programs

Monthly Historical Programs.

Facilities

Auditoriums

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications
  • Newsletter to members monthly
  • ADA

    1785 Cemetery and 1834 sandstone Church + 1954 3 story brick addition.

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Services

    Gift Shop

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