Carmichaels Area Historical Society has over 250 years of Carmichaels and Cumberland Township in their archives. They are preserving the past for past and present residents to see.
Some items include vintage school photos, military documents, sports team photos, and memorabilia from the area. All these items can be used to trace your family history.
They offer a full service genealogical research. From not knowing where to begin, to the person that is stuck finding something, Carmichaels Area Historical Society can help you. They use websites like Ancestery.com, Newspapers.com, and many other websites to help with your search.
Carmichaels Area Historical Society is bridging the past with the future by preserving the history of Carmichaels and the towns of Cumberland Township.
Located in the Greene Academy of Art: From Carmichaels town square exit the traffic circle toward N. Market Street and the destination will be on your right in .2 miles. (Pass the Carmichaels post office)
Cornerstone Genealogical Society is housed in Greene County’s first court house. The log structure was built around 1800 and they have resided in that building since 1975.
The non-profit is dedicated to preserving the history of Greene County and areas around the county. They have records of obituaries, wills, funeral home, and Greene County park records.
Cornerstone Genealogical Society will assist you in finding the history of your ancestors who lived in or around Greene County.
Use 1-79 Exit 14 and keep right at the fork following signs for Waynesburg PA-21 West. Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto East High Street. Turn left onto N. Morgan Street, turn left onto Greene Street. Shortly after the Fire Department, turn right onto N. Woods and the destination will be on the right.
Greene Academy of Art is housed in the first school of higher learning west of the Allegheny Mountains. The academy was open from 1790 to 1893. The building was restored in the 1970’s and then it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Many Greene County Greats attended the academy. Albert B. Cummins a politician who was an Iowa Governor and a United states Senate member representing Iowa. A.B. Miller was one of the first graduates of Waynesburg College and president of the college from 1859-1899.
The academy holds various events throughout the year. They have free art classes that include painting, scrap-booking, crafting and more. They also hold craft shows and other bigger events throughout the year.
Tours of the academy can be scheduled by calling (724)966-2731. You can also visit during the special events.
From Carmichaels town square exit the traffic circle toward N. Market Street and the destination will be on your right in .2 miles. (Pass the Carmichaels post office)