Bullskin Township Historical Society

Bullskin Township Historical Society Bullskin Township Historical Society was established in 1996. Our purpose and mission is to Restore and Preserve the Heritage and History of Bullskin Township for future generations

"Making History Since 1784"

"Making History Since 1784"

Given Names and Naming Patterns - Genealogy.com

Some good info for those doing family research.

Did you know that English tradition named a first son after the father's father? See what traditional naming patterns can tell you about your family history.

Old Industry Of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Old Industry Of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Old Industry Of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Today is the 110'th anniversary of the greatest mining disaster in Pennsylvania history. At least 239 miners lost their lives around 11:30 AM, when an explosion rocked the Youghiogheny Valley near the small Westmoreland County coal mining villages of Van Meter and Jacob's Creek.


Congratulations to our $500 Christmas Cash raffle winner #878 PA 3 digit evening number.


THANK YOU EVERYONE who came out to support our Christmas Craft Market and Antiques Appraisal! We want to thank all of the wonderfull VENDORS and our appraiser VIC BAKER of Tomahawk Coins and Antiques! Thank you - Thank you - Thank you!


Quilt Raffle Winner - PA Lottery - 3 digit number #978. Winner is PIPER GEARY! Congratulations!


We would like to thank everyone who came out for our annual summer picnic at the furnace grounds last evening. We had an awesome evening, great food and fellowship, and we were very blessed that it did not rain.

Bushy Run Battlefield
Bushy Run Battlefield

Bushy Run Battlefield

Wonderful coverage focusing on some of the younger reenactors both here at Bushy Run and around the region. We hope your love of history stays with you long into the future.


484 Park Rd
Wooddale, PA

General information

Monthy Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm - February - November. Summer Picnic held LAST Thursday in August. Christmas Banquet held 3rd Thursday in December. Heritage Days Festival held the 3rd weekend in October at the Mount Vernon Furnace Grounds. Furnace Grounds open all year. Stone Cabin open 1st Saturday March through November from 10 AM to 2 PM. Local artifacts, research materials, old photos and books for your enjoyment. Gift Shop


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