Springs Historical Society
November 16, 2015

Songs & Stories of the Pioneers Dressed in period clothing, returning performer Matthew Dodd takes listeners back in time to the days of the men and women, the trappers, explorers, the pioneers, the Indians, the folks going west in covered wagons, the prospectors, and the Alamo, with songs and stories from the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition up to the beginning of the cowboy era.  Matthew sings and plays guitar, banjo, harmonica, mandolin and Indian drum.  Mon. 7:30 PM 1711 Springs Rd., Springs, PA 15562

Welcome to Springs Historical Society

The Springs Historical Society of the Casselman Valley is a non-profit organization founded in 1957 which sponsors the Springs Folk Festival, Farmers' Market, Museum, Alta Schrock Nature Trail, Public Programs, and annually publishes the Casselman Chronicle, a historical and genealogical journal.

Purpose of the Organization:
To foster and actively participate in the preservation of personal property, buildings, sites, landmarks, documents, and other items of historical interest and aesthetic and social value; to revive pioneer arts and crafts and to foster interest in and appreciation for the history of the area and to carry on research in the same. The corporation does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise, to its members.


Time Capsule Notes

1791 Since rye was the chief product of the farms west of the Allegheny Mountains, there were more stills in this area and more whiskey manufactured in thi
Casselman Chronicle 2001 no.1 p.15
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