Scottdale Historical Society
Scottdale Historical Society
 

Upcoming 150th Anniversary Events

Find out what events we are currently planning for celebrating Scottdale's 150th Anniversary.

 

Events listed below are free to attend, unless otherwise noted.  Donations are a welcome gesture at any of these events.

MARCH

 

Speaker Series: Our Coal & Coke History

Thursday, March 7, 2024 | 7 p.m. | West Overton Museums Overholt Room

Aaron Hollis, Co-Executive Director of West Overton Museums will discuss our areas coal and coke history.

 


APRIL

 

Speaker Series: Scottdale's Professional Baseball History

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 | 7 p.m. | New Hope Alliance Church Auditorium

Matt Miller, local author and historian, will talk about the Scottdale Giants of 1905 and the Scottdale Young Cardinals from 1925-1931.

 


MAY

 

Speaker Series: Hangouts & Fun Places Over The Years

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | 7 p.m. | Geyer Performing Arts Center

Jim Seaman, Scottdale resident, will talk about favorite places people enjoyed spending time in and around Scottdale over the years.

 


JUNE

 

Speaker Series: Notable Men & Women of Scottdale

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 | 7 p.m. | Geyer Performing Arts Center

Ryan Cameron, West Overton Tour Guide, and Kim Fox, Scottdale Historical Society, will talk about notable figures from Scottdale and the impact they had across the globe.

 


JULY

 

Speaker Series: Scottdale's Fire Department & The Great Fire of 1974

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 | 7 p.m. | Fountain Mills Event Center

Nathan Savanick, President of the Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department, will discuss the department's history and the Great Fire of 1974, that happened during the town's 100th anniverary celebration.

 


SEPTEMBER

 

Speaker Series: Scottdale in the Depression Era to the 1930s

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 | 7 p.m. | Scottdale Mennonite Church

Jack Scott, local story teller, will take you on a journey of Scottdale from his extensive research.

What's New

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

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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