The invention of the beehive oven was a major advance in the production of coke. Beehive ovens were large masonry domes and named according to their shape. Constructed in long rows for ease of loading and unloading, workers would bring the coal from the nearby mines, dump the coal in the opening in the top, ignite the coal and seal the ovens to let the coal smolder.
It’s time for Fish Fry Fridays! Savor the traditional cod sandwiches that keeps your mouth watering for Fridays at local fire departments and churches, or try something new from area businesses!
Plan a winter vacation to Greene County for rural farmland wrapped in a blanket in white during a winter snow
Finding that perfect gift for those on your shopping list can be difficult with all the events and activities taking place. Time is running out and we created a list of last-minute gift ideas to help you out during this holiday season.
Christmas lights, parades, and Santa himself seem to be everywhere in Greene County as we gear up for Christmas over the next few weeks. Take a break and fill up on wholesome holiday festivities that the whole family can enjoy!
As you seek out unique, personalized items for the gift-giving season, think about spending a leisurely afternoon browsing the many niche businesses of Greene County.
From green to gold, orange, red, and brown, fall hues saturate Pennsylvania forests and outline the sky during the month of October. Last year, peak fall foliage was reached in Greene County during the week of October 22 to October 28. Nonetheless, the entire month typically yields a spectrum of color as leaves fade from green and approach their best autumnal hues. Take a journey into history and a cascade of warm, autumn reds, oranges, and golds by visiting the Greene River Trail in Greene County, Pennsylvania this fall.
For two fun-filled days, Lippencott Alpacas will open up its beautiful and spacious farm located on Meadowbrook Road in Waynesburg to the public for a free open house where visitors will be able to discover everything about alpacas.
As the fall season begins to flourish with its vibrant foliage and splashes of autumn colors throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, a very special festival will soon be held to commemorate and celebrate the historic covered bridges found within Greene and Washington counties.
The vivid red polished to perfection, the chrome glistening in the sun, the smell of car grease and good food mixing together, topped off by the sound of your favorite oldies music. That is the feeling weekends in September in Greene County will bring you! From drag racing to viewing many makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, we have it all.