2017-2018 Program

Join us for our 2017-2018 programs!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office
It's About Time: The Establishment of Five Standard Times Zones in the United States
Ken Kobus, Historian

       
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office
War in the Peaceable Kingdom: The Kittanning Raid of 1756
Brady Crytzer, Historian


Wednesday, November 15, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office
The Story of Private Nicholas Russin: Omaha Beach, D Day, 1944
George S. Gaadt, Historian


February 2018
Shannopin Country Club
Ben Avon Heights, PA
6th Annual Joint Dinner Meeting with
Avonworth Historical Soeicty & Old Moon Township Historical Society             
Details to be announced


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office
Celebrating Pittsburgh: Its Character and Significance
Louise Sturgess, Executive Director, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation


Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office
The Walker Family in the Sewickley Valley
Harton S. Semple, Jr., Historian
   

Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:30 p.m.
Old Sewickley Post Office   
Annual Meeting & Dinner
Musical Entertainment by Jay Smar
Vocals, Guitars, Claw Hammer Banjo & Flat-foot Clog Dancing

Board of Directors

President: Harton Semple
Vice President: Joe Zemba
Secretary: Mary Beth Pastorius
Treasurer: Connor Cogswell

Directors:

  • Gloria Berry
  • Charlotte Bober
  • Hal Bonnett
  • Brewster Cockrell
  • Edward Harrell
  • Marian Miller
  • Jean Sebolt
  • Ian Semple

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The mission of the Sewickley Valley Historical Society is to promote interest in and to record, collect, preserve, and document the history of the Sewickley Valley.

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