We hope to re-open soon. Meanwhile, we thank patrons, members, visitors, and all donors for your support.
Thank you to EVERYONE who participated in our 2020 raffle. This fundraiser is wonderful because we get to “meet” so many people who truly appreciate Rachel Carson. The downside is that there’s only one winner! Elise R. of Los Angeles California was this year’s winner. Elise is thrilled to win, and we look forward to […]
Join us for a visit on Saturday Dec. 7, 2019 during regular hours (11 am – closing at 2 pm) with music and refreshments
Welcome visitors from Hawk Mountain – the world’s first refuge for birds of prey (read more…) We are also pleased to welcome visitors from the University of Sichuan, China.
Join us as we celebrate the 112th anniversary of Rachel’s Birthday on Memorial Day, Monday May 27th from 1-3pm with live music, cake, and more! Rain or shine!
Limited chances for use of Rachel Carson’s seaside cottage for the week of July 11-18, 2020 are now available! We sell only 100 tickets at $100 each. This is the fourth year we are offering the opportunity to support the Homestead in Springdale, PA with a chance to visit the place Rachel came to love.
Penn State University students from various campuses in Southwest PA celebrated the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday as a Day of Service, including at the Rachel Carson Homestead. These young people acted in honor of the icon of racial and social justice with their slogan ”Make it a Day On, Not a Day Off” to […]
Enjoy the holidays a little more with a visit to your “old friend” the Rachel Carson Homestead. Please visit us on Sunday December 23 between 1-3 p.m. You can enjoy listening to carols on the 1869 Steinway box grand – the same model Maria Carson played and taught, step into the historic rooms, look over […]
Special events today – Nov. 27, 2018 include “Giving Day” through Pittsburgh Gives. and with the PayPal-Facebook as Monarch’s fundraiser. Pittsburgh Gives raises our local awareness, and the PayPal-Facebook may provide matching funds.
The new roof is finished! We’re so grateful the old one held out. We also have a new “classroom” and trail signs. Many more improvements and projects will continue to turn this landmark into the destination deserving of Rachel Carson’s name. Take a look