Tornado of 1924

Tornado of 1924

The Tornado of June 1924 was such a rare occasion that photographs of the storm damage were made into postcards, pictured here. Postcards provided courtesy of the Beaver Area Heritage Museum....
“Once A Chief,  Always A Chief”

“Once A Chief, Always A Chief”

A look back at Daniel A. Moore’s career as Chief of Beaver VFD From the Volunteer Firefighter Magazine, July 1957  —   Submitted by John Grosskopf “Once a fireman, always a fireman,’ is an old phrase, but in the case of Daniel A. Moore, it has been extended to “Once a...
Daughters of the  American Revolution

Daughters of the American Revolution

Submitted by Kerry Coombs, Chapter Regent On March 19, 1904, twelve women gathered at the home of Miss Sue Darragh in Beaver, PA to celebrate a piece of history they all shared – they were descendants of soldiers of the Revolutionary War. Together, these women...
Beaver Hearts the Arts

Beaver Hearts the Arts

In anticipation of the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation’s Annual Garrison Day on June 8, we would like to take you on a journey through Beaver’s history in the Arts, through present day. Beaver’s rich history of appreciation of the arts and artisanry could be traced...
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...
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