The GCHS Museum Collections 

 

COLLECTION SCOPE

 

          The GCHS collection contains artifacts, books, archival documents and photographs with a focus on the political, economic, social, religious and military history of Greene County, Pennsylvania. In addition to these items, the GCHS collection has a limited collection of items pertaining to MAryland, Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia.

 

 

COLLECTIONS POLICY

 

          GCHS will acquire materials with a documented association to Greene County and Regional historic significance prior to the date of 1695, unless of a specific interest or association with an individual, trade, service or entity with the Greene County, Southwestern Pennsylvania or adjoining parts of West Virginia. Any acquisitions will be managed on a case by case basis by the Administrator and Chair of the Collections Committee.

 

 

ACCESSIONS POLICIES

  1. Items must be of historical significance to Greene County, Southwestern Pennsylvania or adjoining parts of West Virginia.
  2. Accessions forms must be filled out to the best of the donors’ abilities and knowledge with a copy made to signify the official transfer of ownership. Accessions forms must include condition report and physical description as well as a photograph.
  3. All donations must be delivered to the GCHS Museum unless a pick up has been arranged.
  4. Donated items dimensions cannot exceed six feet by six feet unless authorized by Administrator, Chair of the Collections Committee and/or Board of Directors.
  5. Donated items, both artifact and archival, cannot hold restrictions unless it is of a sensitive nature that will give offence to a group, individual or their surviving relatives.

Contact Us

Greene County
Historical Society

email: gchsmuseum@greenecountyhistory.com

918 Rolling Meadows Road
Waynesburg, PA 15370

724 627-3204

 

Admission

Adults: $7

Chldren 6-12 & Seniors(60+): $5

Children Under 6
& Members: Free

 

Hours of Operation

November 1-April 24 2017

Open by Appointment Only

April 25- October 31 2017

Tuesday Through Saturday

10:00am - 3:00pm

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