Applebutter Fest October 19




When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for some fresh applebutter and bread from our outdoor bake oven! Take a few jars home from our Mansion Store!

Featured program: 19th Century Weapons

Our event takes place rain or shine!

  • Come see apple butter made in a copper kettle over a wood fire. It’s available for purchase in pint jars. It will be made using locally grown apples, donated by our friends at McConnells’ Farm and Market, Aliquippa.
  • Tour our perennial and herb gardens.
  • Tour the mansion, and our two archives rooms will be open.
  • And, we have a gift shop including teas, tea pots, and a wide variety of books for the history enthusiast.
  • Please visit and bring someone with you. Don’t let another year go by saying you really should visit the mansion someday.
  • Best of all, we have no admission charge, and we humbly accept your free will donations to continue providing quality programming as your Beaver County historical society. See you Saturday.
  • Please help us by sharing this information with your friends.

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Timeline of Beaver County History NOW AVAILABLE




Strolling Through Time: A Chronology of Beaver County, PA, History to 2016 compiled by Roger Applegate.


Copies can be purchased for $19.95 +tax at the Vicary Mansion, 1235 Third Avenue, Freedom, PA 15042, during our hours of operation or events. Call 724-775-1848 for more information.


Purchase your copy of the exclusive comprehensive timeline of Beaver County history through the present year. This is a MUST HAVE reference book for the bookshelves of all Beaver County history enthusiasts and will be utilized for years to come as the go-to standard for all researchers looking to get an account of our county’s history.



• The father of one of the First Ladies of the United States was from Hookstown?
• A young man from Beaver accompanied Admiral Byrd on his Antarctic Expedition in 1939?
• The United States Army Air Force had a secret aviation fuel storage facility in Potter Township?
• The “World’s Strongest Upside Down Man” was from Midland?
• Daylight Savings Time was invented by a Center Township resident?
• An Aliquippa native became the first African-American president of the NCAA?
• A future President of the United States nearly drowned in a local canal accident?
• The legendary “Johnny Appleseed” planted trees in the county?
• The town of Koppel was seized by the Federal Government and sold during WWI?
• The date that your town, township or borough was established?