Category: Little Beaver Historical Society

Michael Kishbucher Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek On episode 14 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast recorded and broadcast live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration, guest host and noted paranormal investigator Tony Lavorgne talks with Darlington native Michael Kishbucher about his latest book Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek, […]

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Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor Darlington Days Community Celebration On episode 13 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast–recorded live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration–we talk with event coordinator Sally Mahon and Parade Grand Marshall Jim Shanor of the Little Beaver Historical Society about the origins of the annual event, the dedicated volunteers […]

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Brian Hager & Dennis Garret | North Country Trail Town On episode 12 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Brian Hager and Dennis Garrett of the Wampum Chapter of the North Country Trail Association, which maintains and manages the section of the NCT that passes through northern Beaver County and Darlington, […]

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Charles Townsend | Underground Railroad On episode 11 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County historian Charles Townsend about his family’s early abolitionist activism and the Underground Railroad in Beaver County.      SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations!  If you like our podcast, please help […]

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Ryan O’Shea | Grove Cemetery On episode 10 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Ryan O’Shea about the rich history of New Brighton, Pennsylvania and the movers and shakers who ended up in the venerable Grove Cemetery, final resting place to some of Beaver County’s most esteemed historical figures.     […]

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Jay Paisley | Legionville to West Point On episode 9 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County history author Jay Paisley about his current book project documenting Legionville—the nation’s first military training base established by Major General “Mad” Anthony Wayne in 1792.          SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep […]

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Dave Welch | We Know Only Our Country   ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 8 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Dave Welch, historian and living descendant of the Civil War 100th Pa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, about keeping their story alive and sharing it with the public. This episode was recorded September […]

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Lauren Churilla | Figured and Fancy   ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 7 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit with curator and public historian Lauren Churilla of the McCarl Coverlet Gallery on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery is a nonprofit cultural […]

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Judy Foster | Enon Valley Community Historical Society   ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 6 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit with Judy Foster of the Enon Valley Community Historical Society and talk about the Civil War Roundheads, the importance of Enon Valley as an early railroad town, cataloging local cemeteries, and […]

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