If you’re traveling down the family ancestry road and have found a familial connection with Greene County roots, Greene County offers a myriad of research options covering all aspects of our history. From libraries to a museum, courthouse records or living relatives, a visit to Greene County can help you fill in the missing pieces for your genealogical research.
Craft shows usher in the holiday season in Greene County, Pennsylvania. These provide the perfect atmosphere to buy unique, handmade gifts or decorations as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Various craft shows will be taking place throughout the county leading up through the holiday season. Grab a group of friends or family and browse through the various vendors, decorative displays, and unique items that will bring a special touch to your holiday happenings.
Throughout the years, others passing Horseshoe Bend on dreary nights saw the ghostly figure of a man with a length of stovepipe in place of his head. As each of these people shared their otherworldly encounter, the legend of Stovepipe was born.
Greene County was once a part of the frontier of European settlement in America. Multiple well-known homestead massacres occurred in the area during these frontier times, shedding blood on the ground and leaving lasting impressions in both natural and supernatural history.
As we look forward to the thrills, the entertainment, the delicious fair food and the many contests and exhibitions, what makes the Greene County Fair truly stand out is the passion and determination of the adolescents who work all year long with their respective animals for the 4-H shows and sales.
For nearly 70 years, Greene County, Pennsylvania has been home to a very special week-long celebration recognizing the rich coal mining history and heritage of the area and Southwestern Pennsylvania region.
Greene County, Pennsylvania will be soaring with excitement August 20-21 when the annual event known as “Aviation Days” returns, once again offering a two-day festival of sky-high fun!
One of Greene County, Pennsylvania’s historical and cherished annual events is returning very soon, and it’s “Fair” to say that it is a weeklong traditional celebration that visitors across the nation would greatly enjoy. The traditional Jacktown Fair – which is held in the picturesque area of Wind Ridge in the western end of the county – is steeped in a rich, deep and very proud agricultural heritage that dates all the way back to 1866.
Greene County offers a plethora of picturesque locations for capturing memorable selfies and beautiful photographs. From breathtaking views along the Monongahela River to historic architecture in downtown Waynesburg. Nature enthusiasts will find ample opportunities to capture stunning shots against the backdrop of scenic landscapes in our trails and parks. Then take a moment at the monuments and memorials found across Greene County or discover a Covered Bridge or Mail Pouch Barn along your travels. Our iconic scenes present unique photo opportunities that showcase the county’s diverse charm.
The smells of funnel cakes and other festival foods join with the sound of music drifting across the air while hundreds of people gather to shop, enjoy live entertainment, and cheer on their favorite contestants – all while holding their umbrellas in the hope of rain. It’s Rain Day!