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The Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast features stories and news about the Little Beaver Historical Society and local history of northern Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The Little Beaver Historical Society is a non-profit organization located in Darlington, Pa. The Society maintains three museums, an authentic log cabin, and working forge.

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The Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast features stories and news about the Little Beaver Historical Society and local history of northern Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The Little Beaver Historical Society is a non-profit organization located in Darlington, Pa. The Society maintains three museums, an authentic log cabin, and working forge.

    LBHS Podcast (Ep14) – Michael Kishbucher | Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek

    LBHS Podcast (Ep14) – Michael Kishbucher | Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek

    Michael Kishbucher



    Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek



    On episode 14 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast recorded and broadcast live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration, guest host and noted paranormal investigator Tony Lavorgne talks with Darlington native Michael Kishbucher about his latest book Legends & Lore of Little Beaver Creek, an entertaining and factual investigation exploring the origins and history of a variety of local tales including the legends of Esther Hale, White Lady of Sprucevale, Gretchen's Lock, Indian Rock, and the Pig Lady of Cannelton.































































     















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    • 32 min
    LBHS Podcast (Ep13) – Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor

    LBHS Podcast (Ep13) – Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor

    Sally Mahon & Jim Shanor



    Darlington Days Community Celebration



    On episode 13 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast--recorded live at the 2019 Darlington Days Community Celebration--we talk with event coordinator Sally Mahon and Parade Grand Marshall Jim Shanor of the Little Beaver Historical Society about the origins of the annual event, the dedicated volunteers who make it happen, and what the celebration means to the community.



     







     







     















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    • 22 min
    LBHS Podcast (Ep12) – Brian Hager & Dennis Garrett

    LBHS Podcast (Ep12) – Brian Hager & Dennis Garrett

    Brian Hager & Dennis Garret | North Country Trail Town



    On episode 12 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Brian Hager and Dennis Garrett of the Wampum Chapter of the North Country Trail Association, which maintains and manages the section of the NCT that passes through northern Beaver County and Darlington, Pa--one of the best known and friendliest "trail towns" anywhere along the NCT.







     







     















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    • 39 min
    LBHS Podcast (Ep11) – Charles Townsend

    LBHS Podcast (Ep11) – Charles Townsend

    Charles Townsend | Underground Railroad



    On episode 11 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County historian Charles Townsend about his family’s early abolitionist activism and the Underground Railroad in Beaver County.







     







     















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    • 33 min
    LBHS Podcast (Ep10) – Ryan O’Shea

    LBHS Podcast (Ep10) – Ryan O’Shea

    Ryan O'Shea | Grove Cemetery



    On episode 10 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Ryan O'Shea about the rich history of New Brighton, Pennsylvania and the movers and shakers who ended up in the venerable Grove Cemetery, final resting place to some of Beaver County's most esteemed historical figures.







     







     















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    • 27 min
    LBHS Podcast (Ep09) – Jay Paisley

    LBHS Podcast (Ep09) – Jay Paisley

    Jay Paisley | Legionville to West Point



    On episode 9 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County history author Jay Paisley about his current book project documenting Legionville—the nation’s first military training base established by Major General “Mad” Anthony Wayne in 1792.



     







     



     







     















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    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

MauraW33 ,

Amazing job!

An amazing podcast about such interesting topics.

Rileypunk ,

Little Beaver Historical Society

As a lover of local history, also a member of this organization, I have thoroughly enjoyed these podcasts

topbanana1608 ,

Beaver County Roots

Love listening to the history of Beaver County. My Grandfather and Grandmother (Denver and Genie Walton) were involved in researching and Beaver County History. The rivers of Destiny and The Beaver County Bicentennial Atlas are two of the books that they worked on.

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