Join the Sharon Historical Society for our Downtown Sharon History Walks during WaterFire Sharon. We will learn the history of the upper East Hill, a premier residential section at the turn-of-the-century once lined with beautiful homes and mansions of the industrialists of our city. This is an area that has not been covered before! Featuring stops like the historic Frank H. Buhl Mansion, the J. M. Willson Mansion, First Presbyterian Church, Daffin’s Candies, the Oakland Avenue Viaduct, Sharon Regional Medical Center and many more! Walks will be at Noon, 2:00pm and 4:00pm on September 21st during WaterFire Sharon. These are FREE and OPEN TO ALL!! Donations are appreciated!!
Join the Sharon Historical Society at our Annual Membership Meeting on November 20th at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers. We will have a Society meeting prior to the presentation. You definitely don’t want to miss this in-depth, behind the scenes, eye witness account of redevelopment of the North and South Flats in the 1960s and 1970s. Urban Renewal: A Pictorial History with Mayor Bob Price is a unique look at the controversial demolition of the North and South Flats in Downtown Sharon. Mayor Bob Price is pleased to share the events through his eyes with pictorial assistance from the Silverman Collection in the Society’s Archives. This event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL!! Donations are appreciated!
Join us for our Annual Ice Cream Social which benefits the Sharon Historical Society. Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 years old. Ticket can be purchased from Board Members and at the door. The Social will feature Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream. Come and enjoy socializing with local history buffs and help the Sharon Historical Society preserve, promote and research our city’s history. Some proceeds from the event will go towards our FIRST Downtown Sharon History Board! See you there!!
Join the Sharon Historical Society for our Downtown Sharon History Walks during WaterFire Sharon. We will explore south of Downtown on South Dock and Budd Streets, an area not covered before! Featuring stops like the Apollo Maennerchor German Club, Flowers Lumber, and more! Walks will be at Noon, 2:00pm and 4:00pm on July 27th during WaterFire Sharon. These are FREE and OPEN TO ALL!! Donations are appreciated!! Please meet us near the roundabout near the Community Action Partnership on South Dock Street.
Join the Sharon Historical Society on a unique, behind-the-scenes Open House of the Rose Mansion on the Historic West Hill. Built by James V. Rose at the turn of the 20th century, the home has been in need of some restoration work. Now, thanks to Tom Misko and his family, it will be restored to its former glory. So come for an Open House where you can explore the old home at your own pace and socialize with Society Board Members and the new owners! This is a FREE event, however, donations to the Society would be greatly appreciated! A photographers dream! All are welcome!