Paint_Bid_notice_8-17-2020 Invitation for bids to repair and paint exterior of the historic home. Please share this opportunity! Bids due 8/31/20.
We’ve got so much news to share, but for now just a quick note inviting you to join us in this tribute for Rachel and a friend who helped save her homestead!
We hope to re-open soon. Meanwhile, we thank patrons, members, visitors, and all donors for your support. Most recently, we received funds to replace our “front yard” bulletin board, thanks to Need Knots, a giving circle.
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! 2021 Raffle for week of July 17-24,…
Coming soon! Our first event will be a presentation of Environmental Ethics and Rachel Carson’s legacy. Announcement to follow!
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.
On the 50th anniversary year of Earth Day – inspired by Rachel Carson, and the establishment of the EPA – called for by Miss Carson, the COVID-19 epidemic prevented our normal celebration of Rachel’s birthday in 2020. Perfect time to revisit her legacy!
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 […]
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