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Community Days 2016

Submitted by CTHS on April 28, 2016 - 1:01 am

Community Days is July 7-8-9. We will be attending this year for all 3 days. Our booth is located on Park Road in booth space E14-E15, the same location as last year. This is about half way between the basketball courts and the Jaycees Shelter at Community Park. We have a 10 x 20 canopy / booth space where we will set up the traveling museum again. There will be several tables, 6 or more chairs, a collection of old maps, a slide show, some antique artifacts, a NEW Arcadia book available for sale written by member Kate Benz, showcasing many photos from the CTHS collection.

Event Date
July 07, 2016 - 1:00 pm

The Fate of Four of Pennsylvania’s Founding Fathers

Submitted by CTHS on April 23, 2016 - 10:19 pm

Pennsylvania in its early history had many prominent founding fathers including namesake William Penn, Dr. Benjamin Rush and of course statesman, printer and scientist Benjamin Franklin.

These individuals were entrepreneurs and leaders in government and set the path to where we are today. Their resumes were impressive. Four other Pennsylvania founders also had outstanding resumes as we see below.

Thomas Mifflin – Successful merchant, Quartermaster General of the Continental Army, graduated from College of Philadelphia (now University of Pennsylvania), President of the Continental Congress, last President of Pennsylvania and first Pennsylvania Governor and Signer of the US Constitution for Pennsylvania and finally and most importantly, West Mifflin is named after him...

Event Date
May 01, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Celebrate Butler County 2016

Submitted by CTHS on March 30, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Event LogoJoin us at Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau’s new event, Celebrate Butler County, on April 2nd at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Twp. We’ll be setting up a small booth space with our traveling museum and Shirley Ann Mahr will have samples of Nana's Fudge normally sold at her 1950 Freedom Road Fudge Stand.

Event Date
April 02, 2016 - 10:00 pm

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