Outreach Programs

The Washington County Historical Society’s Education Outreach Department currently offers several outreach programs to Washington County Senior Centers, schools and organizations.

Cost

In County - $35

Out of County - $35 + .58 per mile

For more information, or to schedule one of these programs for your group, please contact Clay Kilgore by phone: 724-225-6740, by email at: info@wchspa.net, or use the contact form below

2019 Outreach Program Offerings

1: Detecting Braddock's Road

This presentation tells the story of the ill-fated Braddock’s Expedition to the Forks of the Ohio in 1755 and the efforts to discover the location of a few of the camps used by Braddock and his men during their fatal march.  Working with NatGeo Channel’s Diggers, three locations were searched to try and uncover the lost history of Braddock’s Camps.

 

2: Digging for the Whiskey Rebellion

This program details our efforts, in collaboration with NatGeo Channel's Diggers crew, in unearthing artifacts from previously unidentified Whiskey Rebellion sites.

 

3: Dr. Francis Julius LeMoyne

A presentation on noted abolitionist, women’s rights advocate, social reformer, noted physician and founder of the first crematory in the United States

 

4: Underground Railroad

A program examining the Washington County roots of the American Underground Railroad.