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Here are our programs and activities for calendar year 2018. Unless otherwise noted, all programs are at 2:00 p.m. on the 3rd Sunday of the month and activities are at the BMHS Center. Hope to see you there!

All programs are free and open to the public.

March 18, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

LE Smith MOUNT PLEASANT Black Amethyst CREAM 2 SUGAR BOWLS Depression Glass

Don Sechrist
"The Mt. Pleasant Houses Of Glass"

The former glass worker talks about his experiences and displays some of his collection from L.E. Smith, Lenox and Bryce Brothers.

April 15, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

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Tom Soltis, Ph.D.
"The Spanish Lady Visits Westmoreland County"

The well-known Westmoreland County Community College Assistant Professor details how the 1918 Influenza Pandemic was experienced in Greensburg and the surrounding area.

May 20, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

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Russell Love
"The South Pennsylvania Railroad"

The story of the railroad that was never completed (today's PA Turnpike route) is expertly detailed.

June 10, 2018
Second Sunday

German Soldier

Stu Boyd
"The German Soldier in World War II: Myth and Fact"

Dispels some commonly held notions and reinforces others.

June 30, 2018


Ice Cream Social
from 2:00 p..m. - 4:00 p.m.
Baltzer Meyer Historical Society in
Harrold Hall
Donation: $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for children under 10
Please call 724-836-6915 or 724-771-0901 for tickets

July 15, 2018
(Third Sunday)

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Jennifer Sopko

"History and Memories of Pennsylvania's Oldest Amusement Park"

Jennifer Sopko tells the heartwarming history of Idlewild Park that continues to delight generations of families. Jennifer will have her book on Idlewild for sdal after the program.

August 19, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

***** CANCELLED *****

Annual Picnic

September 8, 2018


Chili Dinner
More information to come!

September 16, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

"Isaac A. Shuster's Diaries of 1878-1879: Life on some north Greensburg Farms"

Learning in Progress from two diaries written by Isaac Alpheus Shuster living and working the farm a few miles north of Greensburg, also, some primatives from his extensive collection.

October 21, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

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Matt Durza
"Early Kitchen Primatives"

Matt returns for another entertaining and informative "show and tell" of kitchen primitives from his extensive collection.

November 18, 2018
(3rd Sunday)

Then and Now

Tom Harrold
"Greensburg Then and Now"

Another in a series of presentations showing past and present views of the Greensburg area.


December 2018

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Merry Christmas

We will not be holding a December meeting this year.

Whether your travels take you near or far, we hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.