2012 Events and Projects

Special Events and Projects completed in 2012
  • African American history in Donora – Part I and II (February and March).
  • launched the Donora Historical Society website (May).
  • St. Dominic’s Church historical presentation (June).
  • booth at the Whiskey Rebellion Festival in Washington, PA (August).
  • book signing - “After the Fog” -- a novel of historical fiction by Kathleen Shoop (September).
  • Brian Charlton presented at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh as part of the Environmental Teen Town Hall & National Youth Summit on the Dust Bowl by Ken Burns with a live webcast with the Smithsonian Institution (October).
  • Second Annual Cement City Walking Tour – 26 attendees (October).
  • hosted Pioneer Productions from London, England for the Weather Channel documentary series “When Weather Changed The World” (November).
  • Palmer Park and the Legion Field historical presentation with Ron Paglia (November).
  • Shutterbug Magazine – December issue on our Bruce Dreisbach glass plate negative collection (December).