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Annual Historical Event

The Great Northern Turnpike Bicentennial

WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2019

TIME: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

WHERE: Sampson/Clark Toll House


Watch the newspapers and check our website for more details.


Historical event is c. 1750’s - 1850’s. Period appropriate artisans - settlers - sutlers - demonstrators - militia - musicians - turnpike travelers - farmers.

Purveyors of tasty foods to have own generator if needed.  Participants to please bring own setups.

Contact:  Jackie: 724-327-6942

All year

JOIN or RENEW your $15.00 Annual Household/Business membership now! Help us keep yesterday’s local history alive for today and for future generations! Membership permits free entrance to Heinz History Center for family of four and other potential discounts at historical sites in your travels. MHPS is member of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and Laurel Highlands Visitors Center.

July 2019 (TBD)

MHPS participates in parks and recreation Pioneer Day Camp. Program information can be foudn at Murrysville Parks and Recreation. Free. Children. RSVP; 724-327-2100 EXT. 131;

3rd Sunday

May thur October - Hoy-Staymates open house. 4515 Roundtop Road Rt. 22 East at Sheetz onto School Road South to 2nd right turn. RSVP and info to Jackie at 724-327-6942.


  • New Haymaker Well Historical Marker

    located on PA Heritage Bike Trail - Carson Street parking lot. Historical site on Norbatro Street south of parking lot - visit - free for the walking or biking along trail.