Beaver’s Paradoxical Recluse – John H. Craner

Beaver’s Paradoxical Recluse – John H. Craner

This 1895 tintype is the only photo known to exist of  John H. Craner. Submitted by Robert Rice, Beaver Historical and Architectural Review Board (HARB) Those familiar with local history and architecture will invariably point to Beaver native John Henry Craner (1871...
The History of Beaver’s Iconic Clock Tower

The History of Beaver’s Iconic Clock Tower

Written by Midge Sefton, Curator for the Beaver Area Heritage Museum, Beaver Resident In 2000, Beaver Borough applied for and received a grant for a streetscape project from Community Development Block Grant Funding. This project removed the power lines from the front...
Fort McIntosh

Fort McIntosh

Written by Stacey Ivol, Beaver Area Heritage Museum Director How many of us walk down River Road gazing at the beautiful view of the homes and river? Every season we have a beautiful panoramic view of the colorful foliage, but do you stop and take time to look at the...
A Beaver Church Recognized

A Beaver Church Recognized

Submitted by Eleanor Stout Courtney, Beaver Resident Residents of Beaver County know that Beaver is a town of churches. Retiring pastors often choose to make Beaver their final home. Years ago the town had a nickname of “Saint’s Rest.” Though all Beaver residents do...