Historical Collection

The Beaverdale Public Library is home to a collection of historical and genealogical items that are available for the public to review inside the library. 


Regional items include:

Local mining and business artifacts, family trees, cemetery records,  photographs and biographies of Beaverdale veterans, historical videos of Beaverdale,local area history books,  newspaper clippings, and some obituaries.

Local photographs and memorabilia, including trophies and photographs of the Beaverdale sports teams from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, photographs of the former Beaverdale graduating classes for the following years:  1909, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, and 1961. Also, photographs of the former Wilmore classes for the following years: 1935, 1936, 1938, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1953, and 1954. Photographs and biographies of Beaverdale veterans and historical videos of Beaverdale.

Yearbook Collections

The Beaver—Beaverdale:   1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961

The Mirage—Adams/Summerhill:   1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1966

Vanguard—Triangle Area:   1962, 1963, 1964, 1966

Forest Hills:  1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 

Donating Historical Items

The Beaverdale Public Library welcomes donations of items that are historically significant to the region. We accept memorabilia, photos, maps, and other items. Please contact the library to discuss a donation. 

 

The Garden at Beaverdale Public Library

Coal History buffs will appreciate our garden, which features replicas of historical coal mining equipment and structures. Enjoy a preview with our Image Gallery.

 

Coal Mine Replicas

Resources & Tools

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P.O. Box 606
506 Jefferson Avenue
Beaverdale, PA 15921

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