History & Heritage
Dedicated to scanning, digitizing and saving regional and local historical items such as vintage school pictures, military documents and photographs, sports team photos and memorabilia, and everything in between for Carmichaels and Cumberland Township.
The Cornerstone Genealogical Society is a non-profit unincorporated organization dedicated to preserving the genealogical history of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Consisting of a stone section built c. 1790 as an Episcopal church and a brick section constructed in 1810, Greene Academy became the first school of higher learning west of the Allegheny Mountains. More than 850 children attended the Academy until it closed the doors in 1893. Among the many graduates of Greene Academy are notably A.B. Miller, Albert B. Cummins and Thomas S. Crago. Greene Academy holds free classes in painting, scrapbooking, crafting and more.
The Greene Connections is a Greene County, Pennsylvania archives project which features historic photographs and documents shared by private families and local repositories.
An historic 52-room museum at the former Greene Hills Poor Farm, as well as a restored cabin, agricultural barn, print house and railroad house on 17-acres of land.
First ever in depth look at paranormal Greene County is an international Amazon best seller.
Organizes the annual Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Festival to focus attention on the area’s culture and history in the coal industry.
Rehabs historic buildings, rents quality, affordable office and apartment units and writes a blog about local architecture and history.
Dedicated to preserving and researching the life and times of Rev. John Corbly, an early settler of Greene County. Primary focus is on family genealogy and local history.
Encompassing eight counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area is a region connected by its historic, industrial heritage. As a nonprofit organization, Rivers of Steel actively promotes education and heritage tourism, highlighting western Pennsylvania’s assets to regional, national and international audiences through its attractions and programs.