Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast

 

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The Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast features stories and news about the Rochester Area Heritage Society and local history of central Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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ABOUT RAHS

A great place for history! The Rochester Area Heritage Society museum has been called Rochester’s hidden treasure.

Rochester Area Heritage Society | 350 Adams St. (2nd Floor), Rochester, PA  15074 | (724) 777-7697

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1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

We are looking for local oral history projects throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond.

After a decade of doing oral history, we at The Social Voice Project are like Farmer's Insurance, we've ... See more

1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

Artifacts help tell history’s story, not the other way around.

At The Social Voice Project it is our view that museums tend to be object-centered, giving less attention to interpretation and ... See more

1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

THE WORLD IS CHANGING

Americans are 50% less likely to visit history museums today as compared to the 1980s. ~Institute for Museum and Library Services

IT'S TIME TO RETHINK HOW WE DO LOCAL HISTORY ... See more

1 month ago
Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast

This is one of The Social Voice Project's earliest creative oral histories recorded in Western Pa, and it remains a favorite. Stories like these are to be found in every community, and this is why we ... See more

Army Captain John S. Williams of Ridgway, Pennsylvania served as a medical doctor with the 104th Medical Battalion of the 29th Division. Shortly after his daughter Ann was born, he was killed at ... See more

1 month ago
Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast

Our communities are full of stories like Fran's, but they are fading away.

If local historical societies do not make an effort to capture, preserve, and share them, they will be lost forever.

Ask ... See more

Lucky Man | Fran Rifugiato

We commemorate Memorial Day by honoring the late Fran Rifugiato of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who shared with us his deeply moving story about his buddy Charlie, killed ... See more

2 months ago
Allegheny Valley History Podcast

World famous Allegheny River Valley native Rachel Carson reminded us that all things are connected, even Springdale and Southport, Maine.

Rachel Carson’s Cottage

It sits amidst spruce and pine atop a rocky bluff overlooking tidal pools and gulls and lobster boats. Like Carson, the cottage seems reserved, a bit old-fashioned, ... See more

2 months ago
The Social Voice Project

“Welcome to local history,” says the museum.

“What’s that dusty old thing behind glass?” asks the visitor.

“That’s a butter churn. Long ago it's what people used to make butter. It ... See more

4 months ago
RAHS Podcast (Ep04): Jeff Snedden - The Social Voice Project

“During WWI the Armory in New Brighton was home to Company B—the machine gunners. Former president Teddy Roosevelt loved Company B; he thought they were some of the bravest men to have ever ... See more

Travel Back in Time Speaker Series Jeff Snedden WWI and Beaver County     ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 4 of the Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast, our Travel Back in Time speaker series ... See more

4 months ago
RAHS Podcast (Ep03): Brady Crytzer - The Social Voice Project

Patriot-Spanish Alliance of the American Revolution

On episode 3 of the Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast, our Travel Back in Time speaker series features Brady Crytzer, Community College of ... See more

Travel Back in Time Speaker Series Brady Crytzer The Patriot-Spanish Alliance of the Revolutionary War     ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 3 of the Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast, our Travel ... See more

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