Monthly Archives: September 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016 meeting of Wilkinsburg Historical Society

The Wilkinsburg Historical Society will be meeting on Monday evening, October 17 to show the history of the Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has its roots in 1893, just six years after the incorporation of Wilkinsburg, and has worked for 123 years to help the business community in Wilkinsburg. The Historical Society will feature a slide program of the businesses, highlights and issues over the years. This meeting will be October 17, 7:30 PM in the South Avenue United Methodist Church, using the left Ross Avenue entrance. Guests are always welcome and the meeting is free to attend.

Jane Holmes – A woman who cared

The next meeting of the Wilkinsburg Historical Society will be Monday, September 19 at 7:30 PM in South Avenue United Methodist Church, using the left Ross Avenue entrance. The program for the evening is Jane Holmes – A woman who cared. This presentation will feature the history of the Holmes family and the amazing generosity of Jane. The public is welcome, the meeting is free and refreshments will be served following the program.