Beaver’s 104-Year-Old Tradition (And Counting!)

Beaver’s 104-Year-Old Tradition (And Counting!)

“A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.” For an organization to see its 10th, 20th, or even 50th birthday is a testament to the dedication of its members and the honor of its cause....
A Chronology of Beaver’s Historic District

A Chronology of Beaver’s Historic District

Written by Bob Rice, HARB Chairperson 1994–1995 Beaver Council and Beaver Area Heritage Foundation coordinated the efforts of consultant Davis Associates to create an inventory of buildings meeting the US Dept of Interior National Historic District qualifying...
Aaron Burr’s  Connection to Beaver

Aaron Burr’s Connection to Beaver

Everyone has heard of the popular Broadway musical Hamilton, and many local residents were fortunate enough to see the touring production when it visited Pittsburgh this past January. Did you know that one of the main characters in the show has a connection to the...
Canoe Trails

Canoe Trails

The calls of a loon, rivers as clear as glass, the rich smell  of cedar trees, the refreshing touch of morning mist, and  the wonder of sleeping under the Northern Lights… these are just some of the once-in-a-lifetime experiences participants of the Canoe Trails...
The Life of Grandma Rachel and Her Home on Dravo Ave

The Life of Grandma Rachel and Her Home on Dravo Ave

So Much History in One Home Grandma Rachel, as she is called, grew up in Pittsburgh but lived for most of her life in Beaver. She was born in 1850 the granddaughter of a wealthy businessman who owned and operated a plow company – perhaps one of the first of its...
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