Scottdale Historical Society
Scottdale Historical Society


The Scottdale Historical Society, Inc., incorporated in July 1987 and was reorganized in 2005.


Its mission is to collect, preserve and archive the Scottdale area's rich cultural, industrial and architectural history for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.


Scottdale, Pennsylvania  is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This listing is the first step in preserving our town, once one of the richest towns in America.


The founding board initiated the Coal and Coke Heritage Festival and purchased the Peter Loucks Homestead with the proceeds of that festival. It also bought the ground and built the gazebo in downtown Scottdale.


We will work with the local government and will help formulate preservation ordinances and raise awareness of the many historically significant properties.


We will pursue the preservation of as many of the community's historic artifacts, stories and properties as possible.


We will work with area organizations to promote our beautiful town, with its tree-lined streets and walkable neighborhoods.


Wish List

As part of our effort to meet or goals, we've created a Wish List of items and opportunities for volunteers.

Scottdale Historical Society Board Members

The Scottdale Historical Society holds its office election in January each year.


Officers for 2024

  • Tom Zwierzelewski - President
  • Lindy House - Vice President
  • Cathy Depta - Treasurer
  • Ellen Daugherty - Secretary

Board Members

  • Becky Kinneer
  • Aaron Hollis
  • Allison Womak
  • Marty Savanick
  • Kim Fox
  • Barb Miller
  • Susan Ansell
  • John Eutsey
  • Ian Yuhouse


Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Loucks Homestead, unless otherwise noted, and the public is welcome to attend.  If you are interested in attending, we ask that you email us prior to scheduled meeting dates for additional information.

What's New


Historical Society meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month and start at 6:30 p.m.  If you have interest in attending, please email us.


Paint Donations!

We are seeking donations for exterior paint and supplies.  Click Here for more details on how you can help!


We are seeking volunteers to help with:

  • Exterior painting and maintenance
  • Event planning and assistance
  • Interior housekeeping
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