Historic Resources


The Butler County Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets Butler County’s rich heritage for the educational benefit of the public.

one room schoolhouse in cranberry

Step back in time, to school days of 1874 with a visit to Sample School. The Schoolhouse is located on the front lawn of the Cranberry Township Municipal Center on Rochester Road.


The Cranberry Township Historical Society, Inc., founded in 1989, is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to identifying, preserving, and promoting public awareness of historical sites,


"Organized to Preserve the History of Mars" - Stop by to tour the remodeled train station, constructed in 1897; the circa 1906 red caboose; the Adams Station of the Butler


The Zelienople Historical Society was incorporated in 1975 to preserve and share the history of Zelienople, PA.