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Old Sewickley Post Office

Sewickley Valley Historical Society

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

Upcoming Events at SVHS

  • SVHS Annual Meeting 2024
    SVHS Annual Meeting 2024
    Thu, May 16
    Merrick Art Gallery
    May 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 5th Ave, New Brighton, PA 15066, USA
    The 2024 SVHS Annual Meeting will be held at the Merrick Art Gallery in New Brighton. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 6-9 pm. The event is free to SVHS members and their guests, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Please use this page to register no later than 5.9.2024.

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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.

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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-