The Pig Lady Festival ~ Coming Soon!

The Pig Lady Festival ~ Coming Soon!

    FEATURING  Tony Lavorgne Specializing in obscure paranormal and anthropological topics, Tony Lavorgne is an accomplished researcher, author, and public speaker on the subject of local legends and lore throughout Western Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio.  He is the author of Astonishing Tales of Pennsylvania, co-author of Haunted Roads of Western Pennsylvania, and featured in Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania: Ghosts, Monsters and Miracles. Tony […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep14) – Michael Kishbucher | Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek

LBHS Podcast (Ep14) – Michael Kishbucher | Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek

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, an entertaining and factual investigation exploring the origins and history […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep13) – Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor

LBHS Podcast (Ep13) – Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor

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 who make it happen, and what the celebration means to […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep12) – Brian Hager & Dennis Garrett

LBHS Podcast (Ep12) – Brian Hager & Dennis Garrett

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, Pa–one of the best known and friendliest “trail towns” anywhere […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep10) – Ryan O’Shea

LBHS Podcast (Ep10) – Ryan O’Shea

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.      SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep09) – Jay Paisley

LBHS Podcast (Ep09) – Jay Paisley

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 local history alive for future generations!  If you like our podcast, […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep08) – Dave Welch

LBHS Podcast (Ep08) – Dave Welch

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 23 in Darlington, Pennsylvania.  Host: Dave Holoweiko.  Guest: Dave Welch.  […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep07) – Lauren Churilla

LBHS Podcast (Ep07) – Lauren Churilla

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 organization that collects, preserves, interprets, and disseminates the history of […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep06) – Judy Foster

LBHS Podcast (Ep06) – Judy Foster

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 the serious crisis many local historical societies are facing. The […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep05) – Fred M. Rogers Center

LBHS Podcast (Ep05) – Fred M. Rogers Center

Karen Struble Myers | Fred M. Rogers Center ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 5 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  Our special guest is Karen Struble Myers, Director of Development and Communications, who shares with us many wonderful stories about Fred and […]

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