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Are you interested in the history of Sewickley, the greater Pittsburgh region, or Western Pennsylvania?


Join the Sewickley Valley Historical Society to both learn more about local history and help preserve it for future generations.

The mission of the Sewickley Valley Historical Society is to record, collect, preserve, document and promote interest in the history of the Sewickley Valley.
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SVHS is open to visitors and researchers

Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. 

Research appointments are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED so that staff can pull items related to your interests and research ahead of your visit and have them ready for you when you arrive.

As of March 2022 wearing masks while visiting the SVHS offices in the Old Sewickley Post Office building is optional. SVHS and its building partner, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, reserve the right to implement mitigation strategies at any time. 

Please call (412) 741-5315 or email the office prior to any visits to SVHS to make an appointment and staff will be happy to assist you. 

We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding and look forward to helping you. 

SVHS also supports preservation through grants.  For more information or to fill-out an application, click -here-
Read more on our most recent preservation efforts
by clicking -here-

Sewickley Valley Historical Society

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