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Museum Events & Hours
2023 Local History Weekends
July 8-9: Native Americans
August 19-20: Underground Railroad
September 9-10: Early Living
The Little Beaver Historical Society is open to the public by appointment. To arrange a visit to the museums, please contact us.
Special Events & Exhibits
LBHS Image Collection Online
New Historic Darlington Post Cards
The LBHS Image Collection Online features six newly discovered postcards of Darlington, Pennsylvania dating from 1908 to 1964. These rare items are sourced from the digital collections of the Pennsylvania State Archives.
The LBHS Image Collection Online is a documented and searchable archive of images relevant to the local history of Northern Beaver County and surrounding region and the Little Beaver Historical Society.
History Celebration Weekend
Northern Beaver County Farming & Agriculture
In recognition of Beaver County History Celebration Weekend, we present a special episode and online companion exhibit of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast exploring a wide range of issues related to northern Beaver County farming and agriculture–past, present, and future.
At the museum, special emphasis is given to local farming operations both past and present. Miniature farm equipment and early farm literature will be on display.
History Weekend Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Explore the Exhibit
A Community Gathering & Listening Event
Stories for History
The purpose of this event is to bring community members together to share their personal experiences around the East Palestine train derailment incident. These important stories will be captured, preserved, and shared as part of the historical record of Northern Beaver County and surrounding communities.
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Explore the Podcast Episodes
On episode 19 and special online companion exhibit of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we explore the world of historic sound in industrial Beaver County, including a discussion with historian Aaron Cowan, sounds from LBHS’s own McCarl Industrial Museum, and sonic examples from various industries such as farming, carpentry, bricklaying, blacksmithing, and more.
On episode 18 and special online companion exhibit of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we explore the experience of the one-room school house, including many photographs of local schools and recorded stories from Beaver Countians who attended these schools.