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 […]
This special one-day program includes a Homestead tour, environmental scientific testing, reflective writing, community service and more. Scouts who are genuinely interested in learning more about Rachel Carson and Conservation should plan to attend this one-day program on Saturday August 18. Space is limited! Register now to ensure your attendance! See our calendar for more […]
Tour at 11 am – even though we are officially closed, we’ve had some requests for tours, mostly from students interested in the historical aspects. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Thanks for your help!
Tickets available soon! This is our third annual raffle. Thanks to everyone who participated and made our past raffles a great success. You recognize the importance of Rachel’s legacy, and her Homestead provides a sense of place in her life. Please share how much you value Rachel Carson’s legacy and Homestead with your friends, family, […]
Our gift shop has been growing! On SHOP LOCAL day – Saturday November 25, we will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. That day only we will offer members a 15% discount on all non-taxable items. Stop in and browse, find something interesting and help support the Rachel Carson Homestead. Members always receive […]
A new Girl Scout badge available in the Western PA area honors the legacy of Rachel Carson. The RC Homestead welcomes visits by scouts, schools, and adult organizations. Please contact us to schedule a visit with your group. We appreciate your interest and look forward to your visit.
Fly-tying and Fishing expert Bruce Cox will hold a workshop on Fly-tying and Steelhead Trout Fishing. Four sessions, on consecutive Wednesdays from Sept. 20, 27, and October 4 & 11 will begin at 6:30 pm and run until 9 pm. . the new dates and extended opportunity to grab one of the remaining seats! Steelhead […]