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April 2019

General Meeting – Mary Beth Pfister

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sturgeon House, 4302 Avonia Road
Fairview, PA 16415 United States
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The Historical Society will hold its first regular meeting of the 2019 spring season on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m.  The speaker for the evening is Mary Beth Pfister on the topic of the "History of the Erie County Almshouse."   Now called Pleasant Ridge Manor, this former service, called the "County Poor House" was originally located at Pittsburgh and West 23rd St.  In 1917 300 acres of the Dobler farm, were sold to the Erie County Poor Board and…

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May 2019

General Meeting – Becky Weiser

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sturgeon House, 4302 Avonia Road
Fairview, PA 16415 United States
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The regular May meeting  of the Fairview Area Historical Society (FAHS) will be Wednesday, May 15 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sturgeon House and the speaker will be Becky Weiser, Curator at the Erie County Historical Society (ECHS).  Her topic will be "Finding Erie County History, Again."  In the recent move made by the ECHS from their long-time State Street location to the Watson-Curtze campus on West 6th Street, the staff uncovered items that had been stored and forgotten…

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