Evening of Tales and Hauntings October 27 6:30-8:30 pm

The BCHRLF invites you to our next event, Beaver County Ghost Stories: An Evening of Tales and Hauntings from 6:30-8:30 pm. Saturday, October 27 at the Vicary Mansion. Presentations will be given on a Spiritual Approach to Ghost Hunting and Legends and Lores. Organizations CUE, Center for Unexplained Phenomena, and PROOF, Paranormal Research Organization of Freedom, can provide information on reportedly haunted local sites. The Mansion will be fully decorated for Halloween. The donation is $5. There will be investigation tours in the Mansion at 9 pm., and the cost is $13. Reservations are needed for the investigation tour by calling the Mansion at 724-775-1848. Please share the information and invite your friends to come. We also have pint jars of applebutter from our October 20 Applebutter Fest available to purchase at the event for $5. In addition, we will be drawing the winner of our Halloween basket during our Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting November 1 7 – 8:30

Michael Kavic, Kavic’s Winery, will explain how to enjoy wine through the properties of “seeing, swirling, smelling, sipping and savoring,” while sampling various wines. Finger foods from the 1820’s will be served. $25. Ages 21+. Reservations required by calling 724-775-1848.

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?