Old Economy Village News & Updates

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Old Economy Village Seeking Guides for School Tours

  Old Economy Village in Ambridge is seeking volunteers interested in becoming tour guides for school tours. Old Economy Village has several educational school programs ranging from pre-school to High School. Most programs last 2 hours and have both fun and educational activities for the students to perform. Training is simple and is done at [...]

By | 2018-04-05T15:47:41+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Silk Reeling, Broom Making and Printing Classes at Old Economy Village

Old Economy Village in Ambridge will conduct several classes in April. Silk reeling will be featured on Saturday, April 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sandy Smailer has over 50 years of experience with textiles and fiber arts. She will discuss and demonstrate to participants how silk fiber is extracted from the silkworm cocoon [...]

By | 2018-04-05T15:43:37+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments

Old Economy Village Recipient of Rivers of Steel Grant

The Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation of Homestead, PA has awarded a matching grant of $12,000 to the Friends of Old Economy Village of Ambridge, PA. The grant will help fund year one of a two-year initiative called “Bringing History Alive at Old Economy Village.” The primary objective is to increase attendance at the Village [...]

By | 2018-02-06T12:19:43+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Old Economy Village News & Updates|0 Comments