Springs Historical Society

Programs will be located in the Folk Meeting House located at 1711 Springs Road, Springs, PA 15562 unless otherwise indicated.

Miners of Allegany County
May 21, 7:30 PM
Speaker: Polla Horn and Bucky Schriver
Learn of the mining operations along with the dangers.

Loretta Hummel & Country Grass
Jun 25, 7:30 PM
Speaker: Loretta Hummel & sidekicks
Loretta Hummel leads a great night of gospel and bluegrass with her Country Grass backup.

Covered Dish Picnic
Jul 23, 6:00 PM
Members covered dish picnic.

Local Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants
Aug 27, 7:30 PM
Speaker: Tanya Bucci
Lets learn about the numerous wild plants located in the region that nature has to offer to provide not just nourishment and delicious taste, but medicine as well. Free & open to the public.

Photo Restoration & Preservation Workshop
Sep 22, 9:00 AM
Speaker: Photo Expert
Bring old photos taken prior to 1945 (no more than 10 please) to the Folk Meeting House to have scanned and archived.  A photo preservation expert will give helpful tips to help you save your photos. Photos will be displayed for viewing.   9-11:30 AM - Photo Scanning; 12:30 - 3:00 pm - Photos on display and Photo Expert will give presentation. Folk Meeting House, Springs.  The Meyersdale Public Library is joining us in sponsoring this event.

When the Big Bands Came to Cumberland
Oct 22, 7:30 PM
Speaker: Kenny Heath
Over 100 nationally-known Big Bands played Cumberland during the 1930s and 1940s. Program features music, memories, and memorabilia of these glory-days. Free and open to the public.

Songs & Stories of the 1940s
Nov 12, 7:30 PM
Speaker: Matthew Dodd
Matthew Dodd sings and plays multiple instruments.  Songs and stories including WWII, the Andrews Sisters, Benny Goodman, Oklahoma and more. Free & Open to the Public.

Christmas Covered Dish Dinner
Dec 03, 6:00 PM
Bring a covered dish.  Meat provided. Folk Meeting House

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