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LBHS Podcast (Ep07) – Lauren Churilla
Lauren Churilla | Figured and Fancy ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 7 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit with curator and public historian Lauren Churilla of the McCarl Coverlet Gallery on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery is a nonprofit cultural organization that collects, preserves, interprets, and disseminates the history of weaving and folk traditions in the Northeastern region of the United...
LBHS Podcast (Ep06) – Judy Foster
Judy Foster | Enon Valley Community Historical Society ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 6 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit with Judy Foster of the Enon Valley Community Historical Society and talk about the Civil War Roundheads, the importance of Enon Valley as an early railroad town, cataloging local cemeteries, and the serious crisis many local historical societies are facing. The Enon Valley Community Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to...
LBHS Podcast (Ep05) – Fred M. Rogers Center
Karen Struble Myers | Fred M. Rogers Center On episode 5 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we visit the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Our special guest is Karen Struble Myers, Director of Development and Communications, who shares with us many wonderful stories about Fred and the great work the Center does throughout the world in honor of Mr. Rogers' legacy. The...
LBHS Podcast (Ep04) – Andy Janicki
Andy Janicki | Legionville On episode 4 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with master model builder Andy Janicki about his historic 1792 rendition of Legionville, the first established basic training facility of the United States military, located near Baden, Pennsylvania. Recorded August 19, 2017 in Darlington, Pa. Host: Dave Holoweiko. Guests: Andy Janicki. Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Dave Holoweiko, Bryan Chemini. Music (available...
LBHS Podcast (Ep03) – The Social Voice Project
The Social Voice Project | Podcasting Local History On episode 3 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Kevin Farkas and Bryan Chemini of The Social Voice Project about using podcasting to promote local history and support small museums and historical societies. This episode was recorded August 19, 2017 in Darlington, Pennsylvania. Host: Dave Holoweiko. Guests: Kevin Farkas & Bryan Chemini of The Social Voice Project. Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas. Producer: Dave...
LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks
Frank W. Wicks | Playwright On episode 2 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with renowned playwright Frank W. Wicks, creator of Soldier, Come Home, a Civil War drama recently produced by the Little Beaver Historical Society. _______________________________________________________________________________ This episode was recorded May 12, 2017 in Darlington, Pennsylvania. Host: Kevin Farkas. Guests: Frank W. Wicks. Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas. Producer: Dave...
LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home
Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home On episode 1 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with LBHS board member Dave Holoweiko about the society's presentation of Soldier, Come Home, a play written by Frank W. Wicks based on the Civil War letters of his great-grandparents, Philip and Mary Pringle of Western Pennsylvania. Featuring dramatic readings from the play and commentary by Jenn Rian, Ian Patterson, Michael Blanchard, Zack Mitrecic, and director Larry Spinnenweber....