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Charleroi Area Historical Society


Preserve the history of the community by researching, compiling and recording history of the community and working to preserve the Nat'l Registered District of the Charleroi area.

Programs and Services

  • The CAHS, Inc. has officially existed as an Exempted Charitable Tax Exempt 501(c)3 since 2003, but the community organization has existed since 1973. Its Purpose & Mission Statement: To organize, preserve, record .... historical information about the local area, early settlers, achievements, contributions; to record the rise of early businesses, industries in photographs, records, memorabilia/items from the past into a permanent location so that it will be available for posterity.
  • To promote fellowship of all persons interested in the objectives of the Society. To encourage the younger generation of the community to appreciate the contributions of the early inhabitants and instill in them a desire to help the community and save the gifts and memories the past has to offer. To encourage and preserve community spirit. To cooperate with other historical societies in the Monongahela Valley to preserve all historical landmarks and communities.
  • Further, the Mission .... shall be to provide a coherent history of the area, preserving its artifacts, collecting its memorabilia and to pictorially preserve in photograph and writing its history, people and events. The CAHS, Inc. is a legal charity that has served with integrity, honesty and with strict volunteerism for decades out of love for the community area of which it has oversight.
  • Within the Area that the CAHS, Inc. works is what is referred to as the Olde Fallowfield, Olde Allen Township & Olde Lock #4 areas, including various Monongahela River towns that stretch from Lockview, Olde Lock #4, to the South near Roscoe, PA. Included within that area is the large National Register of Historic Places Historic District of 1920s to 1950s Architecture that is located on the Monongahela River just off of I-70 & Expressway 43 through which old Route 88 runs through.
  • We sincerely thank any person or organization who finds our Purpose, Mission and Cause worthy of their contributions. Thank you.

Primary Revenue Sources

Dues, charitable gifts

Primary Fundraising Event

Educational Programs/Annual Membership

2017 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-1330993
Net Assets$9,859


Name:N. A. C. Sheppick
Title:Chairman of the Board of CAHS, Inc. Directors
Address:807 Fallowfield Avenue
Charleroi, PA 15022

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