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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
Construction of a new roof is in progress at the Rachel Carson Homestead. We are closed for tours until October 27. We invite you to join us then – please register for a tour at 11 am, 12 noon, or 1 pm. We also consider all requests for additional appointments, and do our best to […]
We celebrate this anniversary at the Rachel Carson’s birthplace, where she discovered her sense of wonder and the development of her environmental ethic took place. It’s difficult to imagine the world without the legacy of Rachel Carson. Celebrate with us on Sunday May 27 from 1-4 pm.
People like YOU take care of the Rachel Carson Homestead! Thank you – and many thanks to several groups including Girl Scout Troop 54442, US Bank volunteers, and Lane Construction volunteers, who spent some time at the Homestead recently. Our meadow has additional plants for pollinators, on-going cleaning and organizing has jump-started, and our walking […]