Beaver Station In The News

Beaver Station in the News


March 1, 2023 – Read: “Unique Individuals – Leanne Rogowski – The Heart of America” via –



November 12, 2021 – READ about our Beaver Station Tenant: “Beaver County Genealogy & History Center celebrates 50th” by Scott Tady – Beaver County Times

September 8, 2021 – READ: “Feralcat plans special set at Beaver Station” by Scott Tady – Beaver County Times

2021 Best of the Valley Garrison DayAugust 11, 2021 – We are excited to announce that Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center is the WINNER in the “Best Wedding Venue” category of the Beaver County Times 2021 “Best Of The Valley” readers poll.  Congratulations to Venue Manager Leanne Rogowski, we are so proud of her and so appreciative of her dedication and hard work year-round. Thank you to all of our great friends, supporters, and to the voters.


Aug. 10, 2021 – For the fifth year in a row, Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center receives a WeddingWire Couples Choice Award based on actual user reviews. 
beaver station weddingwire venue winner

July 25, 2021 – Top 3 Finalists in the “Best of the Valley” – Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center has been chosen by the Beaver County Times‘ readers and the community as one of the top three finalists in the “Best Event Venue” and “Best Wedding Venue” categories.  The winner of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala on Thursday, August 5th at ‘The Fez’ in Hopewell Township, PA. 

July 23, 2021 – “Scott Tady: Granatis, Iris, Costello & Lone Bellow shined” – Beaver County Times



Jan. 10, 2020 – For the forth year in a row, Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center receives a WeddingWire Couples Choice Award based on actual user reviews. 



Attractive new plaques mounted at Beaver Station
and the Heritage Museum


Nov. 6, 2019 – Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation Awards Historic Landmark Status to Beaver Area Heritage Foundation Sites

Oct. 13, 2019 – “Scott Tady: Beaver Station shows bring top talent in 2020” – Beaver County Times

Jan. 8, 2019 – For the third year in a row, Beaver Station receives a WeddingWire Couples Choice Award based on actual user reviews.



Dec. 9, 2018 – “Vanessa Campagna gets festive with Beaver Station show” – Beaver County Times

Nov. 29, 2018 – “Happy Holidays from the Beaver Train Station” – The Rob Pratte Pack Video

Aug. 30, 2018 – “Granati Bros. and Kiss Me Deadly among weekend shows” – Beaver County Times

June 19, 2018 – Beaver Station launches an interactive virtual tour in 3-D. [view]

June 1, 2018 – “Interpretive Panels Tell the History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania” – Pannier Graphics Blog



Dec. 17, 2017 – “Cabin Fever concert series set for Beaver” – Beaver County Times

Nov. 1, 2017 – “A walk through Beaver County history” – Beaver County Times

Oct. 14, 2017 – “Petrochemical exhibit to spark dialogue in Beaver” – Beaver County Times

L-R: First Lady of Pennsylvania Frances Wolf, Preservation PA’s Nathaniel Guest and the Heritage Foundation’s David O’Leary, Mark Miner and Charles Copeland.


Oct. 12, 2017 – Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf and Preservation Pennsylvania Chair Nathaniel Guest (2nd from left) present Beaver Station with a 2017 “Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award” in the construction category. Accepting on behalf of the Heritage Foundation are, L-R: David O’Leary, Mark Miner and Charles Copeland.



Sept. 12, 2017 – “Beaver Station wins statewide award for local preservation work” – Beaver County Times

Aug. 12, 2017 – A free concert by the Granati Brothers and displays of vintage automobiles, Beatles and Pittsburgh sports memorabilia highlight a Heritage Foundation 50th anniversary celebration.

Aug. 2017 – A plaque is placed near the Belvedere at Beaver Station so visitors may learn of the history behind the beautiful structure.

Aug. 6, 2017 – “Party like it’s 1967 with the Granati Brothers in Beaver” – Beaver County Times

Aug. 2, 2017 – “Area teens build arbor at gardens in Beaver” – Beaver County Times

July 8, 2017 – The Allegheny Brass Band performs a free concert at the Belvedere at Beaver Station.

June 30, 2017 – “The Chairman” – “Good Business” – and “Beaver Magic” videos shot at Beaver Station by KDKA’s Rob Pratte

June 2017 – New signage is erected at the corner of Third Street and East End Avenue in Beaver featuring UPMC Health Plan, Heritage Valley Health System and the Spanos Group of Raymond James — whose above and beyond gifts support both the Beaver Area Heritage Museum and Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center.

June 9, 2017 – “Historic Cunningham House turret tops new Beaver structure” – Beaver County Times

May 28, 2017 – Josie and Michael are the first couple to wed in the Belvedere at Beaver Station.

March 23, 2017 – “Cello Fury to Rock Beaver Station” – Beaver County Times

Feb. 13, 2017 – Musicians Sean Garee and Paul McKinney wow the Beaver Station crowd with lively jazz music at the Wine & Chocolate Tasting.

Feb. 1, 2017 – “Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center” –

Jan. 1, 2017  – Beaver Station is selected as a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards recipient which represent the top five percent of wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism.  


Dec. 15, 2016 – The Heritage Foundation, Museum and Beaver Station are featured on the Huntington Business Spotlight hour on WBVP-WMBA Radio, hosted by Mike Romigh, featuring Huntington Bank Sr. VP Tom Nist and Heritage Foundation volunteer Mark Miner.

Left to right: Dennis Davin, Robert Rice, William Fontana


Dec. 4, 2016 – “Railroad stations: The then and now of America” – Beaver County Times

June 14, 2016 – The $2.7 million Beaver Station Cultural and Event Center receives a prestigious statewide community revitalization award for “creating economic vitality” by the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Downtown Center. The “Townie Award,” in the category of asset enhancement, was presented by Dennis Davin, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, and by William Fontana, Executive Director of the Center, at a dinner gala in Allentown. Beaver Station Co-chair Robert Rice accepted the award on behalf of the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation. In his remarks, Rice acknowledged Beaver Station colleagues in attendance David O’Leary and Mark Miner, who serve on the Station’s Operating Committee. More>>>

May 7, 2016 – “‘The Truth Lies Within’: Hopewell Township photographer showcases exhibit at Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center” – Beaver County Times

April 2, 2016 – “Whiskey tasting at Beaver Station” – Beaver County Times

March 25, 2016 – “Program on Beaver Cemetery draws large crowd to Beaver Station” – Beaver County Times

June 17, 2015Beaver County Times – “Chugging right along — Beaver Station donations, renovations on track

June 17, 2015Beaver County Times Video – “Construction continues on the Beaver Station

June 17, 2015PittsburghTribune-Review“Allegheny Foundation boosts effort to turn old Beaver train station into cultural center”

Oct. 17, 2014Beaver County Times“Beaver Station undergoing $1.1M in preservation, renovations”

Oct. 9, 2014Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – “$1.1 million in improvements coming to old Beaver railroad station”

Sept. 26, 2014Heritage Foundation awards $1.1 million in construction contracts

May 28, 2014Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission awards $50,000 grant to Beaver Station

Mar. 20, 2014Sewickley Herald“Sweetwater art classes expanding into Beaver County”

Dec. 23, 2013Beaver Station Awarded $700,000 Grant (PDF)