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LBHS Podcast (Ep14) – Michael Kishbucher | Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek

6/20/2019
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Michael Kishbucher Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek On episode 14 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast recorded and broadcast live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration, guest host and noted paranormal investigator Tony Lavorgne talks with Darlington native Michael Kishbucher about his latest book Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek, an entertaining and factual investigation exploring the origins and history of a variety of local tales including the legends of...

Duration:00:22:09

LBHS Podcast (Ep13) – Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor

6/3/2019
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Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor Darlington Days Community Celebration On episode 13 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast--recorded live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration--we talk with event coordinator Sally Mahon and Parade Grand Marshall Jim Shanor of the Little Beaver Historical Society about the origins of the annual event, the dedicated volunteers who make it happen, and what the celebration means to the community. SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive...

Duration:00:22:38

LBHS Podcast (Ep12) – Brian Hager & Dennis Garrett

5/22/2019
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Brian Hager & Dennis Garret | North Country Trail Town On episode 12 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Brian Hager and Dennis Garrett of the Wampum Chapter of the North Country Trail Association, which maintains and manages the section of the NCT that passes through northern Beaver County and Darlington, Pa--one of the best known and friendliest "trail towns" anywhere along the NCT. SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations! If...

Duration:01:28:00

LBHS Podcast (Ep11) – Charles Townsend

5/14/2019
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Charles Townsend | Underground Railroad On episode 11 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County historian Charles Townsend about his family’s early abolitionist activism and the Underground Railroad in Beaver County. SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations! If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program--for today and tomorrow. Show your support by making a financial donation, underwriting...

Duration:00:32:39

LBHS Podcast (Ep10) – Ryan O’Shea

4/8/2019
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Ryan O'Shea | Grove Cemetery On episode 10 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Ryan O'Shea about the rich history of New Brighton, Pennsylvania and the movers and shakers who ended up in the venerable Grove Cemetery, final resting place to some of Beaver County's most esteemed historical figures. SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations! If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program--for today and...

Duration:00:33:45

LBHS Podcast (Ep09) – Jay Paisley

12/27/2018
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Jay Paisley | Legionville to West Point On episode 9 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County history author Jay Paisley about his current book project documenting Legionville—the nation’s first military training base established by Major General “Mad” Anthony Wayne in 1792. SUPPORT LOCAL HISTORY Let’s keep local history alive for future generations! If you like our podcast, please help us continue this great educational program--for today and tomorrow....

Duration:00:13:40

LBHS Podcast (Ep08) – Dave Welch

11/5/2018
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Dave Welch | We Know Only Our Country ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 8 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Dave Welch, historian and living descendant of the Civil War 100th Pa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, about keeping their story alive and sharing it with the public. This episode was recorded September 23 in Darlington, Pennsylvania. Host: Dave Holoweiko. Guest: Dave Welch. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Dave Holoweiko. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Jr 10...

Duration:00:38:40

LBHS Podcast (Ep07) – Lauren Churilla

5/28/2018
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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...

Duration:00:33:03

LBHS Podcast (Ep06) – Judy Foster

4/19/2018
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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...

Duration:00:22:10

LBHS Podcast (Ep05) – Fred M. Rogers Center

4/5/2018
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Karen Struble Myers | Fred M. Rogers Center ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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....

Duration:00:31:48

LBHS Podcast (Ep04) – Andy Janicki

10/8/2017
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Andy Janicki | Legionville ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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. This episode was recorded August 19, 2017 in Darlington, Pa. Host: Dave Holoweiko. Guests: Andy Janicki. Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Dave...

Duration:00:18:16

LBHS Podcast (Ep03) – The Social Voice Project

8/20/2017
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The Social Voice Project | Podcasting Local History ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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...

Duration:01:09:30

LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

6/11/2017
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Frank W. Wicks | Playwright ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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 Holoweiko. Audiography: Kevin Farkas. Music (available on...

Duration:00:14:25

LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

5/8/2017
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Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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...

Duration:00:32:56