The History Center Affiliates Program (HCAP) includes more than 125 regional historical societies and organizations dedicated to preserving local history.

Affiliate Program members include history, genealogy, and library organizations located primarily within the counties of Western Pennsylvania.

Membership in the program brings the extensive expertise and resources of the History Center’s staff to these organizations, especially in the areas of museum and archival work that enable each affiliate organization to reach its goals.

For more information about the History Center Affiliates Program, or to become a member, please contact Robert Stakeley at 412-454-6359 or

Affiliates Program Benefits

As a History Center Affiliates Program member, your organization will grow with:

  • Access to the Senator John Heinz History Center’s expert librarians, archivists, curators, museum specialists, and fundraising personnel as a resource for your organization’s specific questions and needs.
  • Invitations to workshops and programs designed specifically to aid your organization with all aspects of museum and library management.
  • Exciting publications, including the History Center’s Making History newsletter and Western Pennsylvania History magazine.
  • Access to the History Center’s extensive Library & Archives for regional research, genealogy, and reference materials.
  • Free admission for up to four visitors (year-round) to the History Center and its family of museums.
  • Discounts on History Center outreach programs.
  • Free admission year-round to the History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum for up to four persons per visit.
  • Access to Smithsonian Institution resources through the History Center’s Smithsonian Affiliations program.
  • An online directory keeping you closely connected to the more than 125 other HCAP members.
  • HCAP brochure rack in the History Center museum shop – send up to 25 copies of your organization’s brochure for display in the visitor’s center.

History Center Affiliates Directory

1901 Church, Inc. – The Steeples Project
Achieva Family Trust
Adena Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Air Heritage Museum
Allegheny Cemetery Historical Association
Allegheny Foothills Historical Society (located in the Plum Borough Community Library)
Allegheny Township Historical Society
Alliance for Response Pittsburgh Chapter
Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society
Alpha Delta Kappa – Iota Chapter
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – Retired Public Employees of Pennsylvania (RPEP) – Chapter 13, Subchapter 8401 
Andrew Bayne Memorial Library
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall (Home of The Captain Thomas Espy Post 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic)
Apollo Area Historical Society
Archives of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill
Avalon Public Library
Avella Area Public Library
Avella Area School District
Avonworth Historical Society
Avonworth School District
Baldwin Borough Public Library
Baldwin Historical Society
Battle of Homestead Foundation
Beaver Area Heritage Museum
Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation
Beaver Falls Historical Society and Museum
Bedford County Historical Society, Inc.
Bellaire Public Library
Bentleyville Public Library
Bethel Park Historical Society
Bethel Park Public Library
B.F Jones Memorial Library
Bishop Canevin High School
Blair County Historical Society
Braddock’s Battlefield History Center
Braddock Carnegie Library Association
Bridgeville Public Library
Brilliant Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
David Bradford House / Bradford House Historical Association
Brentwood Historical Society
Brentwood Library
Bridgeville Area Historical Society
Britsburgh: British-American Connections-Pittsburgh (BACP)
Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation
Brownsville Historical Society
Burgettstown Community Library
Bushy Run Battlefield
Butler County Historical Society
California Area Historical Society
California Area Public Library
California University of Pennsylvania – Manderino Library
Cambria County Historical Society
Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Carnegie Library of Homestead
Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Carrick Community Council
Carrick-Overbrook Historical Society
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
Citizens Library & District Center
Charleroi Area Historical Society
Charleroi Area Public Library
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Chartiers-Houston Community Library
Cockayne Farmstead Historic Preservation Committee
Collier Township Historical Society
Community Library of Allegheny Valley
Community Library of Castle Shannon
Connellsville Area Historical Society
Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Coraopolis Historical Society
Crafton Heritage
Crafton Public Library
Cranberry Public Library
Cranberry Township Historical Society
Delta Kappa Gamma – Alpha Xi Chapter
DeOrio Strategies Group
Depreciation Lands Museum Association
Dillonvale – Mt. Pleasant Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Donora Public Library
Donora Smog Museum and Historical Society
Dormont Historical Society
Dormont Public Library
Dravosburg Community Archives
Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
East Liberty Valley Historical Society
Ellwood City Area Historical Society
Enon Valley Community Historical Society
Erie County Historical Society at the Hagen History Center
Eva K. Bowlby Public Library
Evans City Historical Society
Export Historical Society
Fayette County Cultural Trust
Fayette County Historical Society
F.D. Campbell Memorial Library
Flenniken Public Library
Fort Cherry Association, Historic
Fort Leboeuf Historical Society
Fort Ligonier Association
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Fort Pitt Blockhouse / The Fort Pitt Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Fort Pitt Museum
Fort Vance Historical Society
Franklin County Historical Society Kittochtinny
Frank Sarris Public Library
Fredericktown Area Public Library
Friends of Old Economy Village
Friends of the Manor Charitable Trust
German-Masontown Public Library
Gibson House Manor, also known as Mark Twain Manor
GO Laurel Highlands
Greater Monessen Historical Society
Greene County Historical Society
Green Tree Public Library
Greenville Area Historical Society
Greensburg Hempfield Area Library
Grove City Area Historical Society
Hagen History Center
Heritage Public Library
Historic Harmony, Inc.
Historical & Genealogic Society of Somerset County
Historical Glass Club of Pittsburgh
Historical Society of Green Tree (located behind the Green Tree Public Library, in the rear hall on the first floor of the Green Tree Municipal Center)
Historical Society of Mt. Pleasant (Mt. Pleasant, OH)
Historic Fort Steuben
The History Hobo
Hollywood Theater – Dormont
Homewood Cemetery Historical Fund
Huntingdon County Historical Society
Independence Professionals
Ingram Historical Society
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
The Institute for Learning in Retirement – Slippery Rock
The Italian Heritage Collection at the Hood Local History Center, Citizens Library
Jefferson College Historical Society
Jefferson County History Center
Jefferson Hills Public Library
Johnstown Area Heritage Association
Kerr Memorial Museum
La Roche University
The Larry Bruno Foundation
Lawrence County Historical Society
Lawrenceville Historical Society
Leechburg Area Museum Historical Society
Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Little Beaver Historical Society, Inc.
Main Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Marketing Pittsburgh
Marianna Community Public Library
Mars Area History and Landmarks Society
Marshall County Historical Society, Inc.
Mary Fuller Frazier Memorial School-Community Library
McCandless-Northern Allegheny Heritage Center
McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village
The Mercer County Historical Society
Merrick Art Gallery Associates
Meyersdale Public Library
Millvale Community Library
Monongahela Area Historical Society
Monongahela Area Library
Monroeville Historical Society
Monroeville Public Library
Moon Township Historical Society
Moon Township Parks and Recreation
Moon Township Public Library
Mountaineer Country Museums
Mt. Lebanon, The Historical Society of
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Mt. Zion Historical Society
Murrysville Community Library
Murrysville Historical Preservation Society
Museum of American Glass WV
National American Glass Club – Pittsburgh Lowell Innes Chapter
National Duncan Glass Society
National Imperial Glass Museum
Natrona Comes Together Association
Neville House Associates, Inc.
Neville Island Historical Society
New Castle Public Library
North Hills Genealogists of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Northern Tier Regional Library
Northland Public Library
Norwin Historical Society
Oakmont Carnegie Library
Oglebay Institute
O’Hara, Township of
Ohio County Public Library
Old Economy Village
Oliver Miller Homestead Associates
Olivia Crocker Event Planning and Catering
Penn’s Colony Association Festival
Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Inc.
Peters Creek Historical Society, Inc.
Peters Township Public Library
Pioneers West Historical Society
Pittsburgh Antique Bottle Club
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pleasant Hills Public Library
Plum Borough Community Library
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Point Marion Public Library
Polish Hill Civic Association of Pittsburgh
Preservation Pittsburgh
Quecreek Mine Rescue Foundation
Railroaders Heritage Corporation & Memorial Museum
Rewind – Reuse Center and Workshop
Rimersburg Veterans Memorial Park & Museum
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown
Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
Robinson Township Historical Society
Robinson Township Library
Rostraver Township Historical Society
Saint Vincent College
Saxonburg Museum
Schiappa Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Scott Township Public Library
Sewickley Community Center
Sewickley Heights History Center
Sewickley Public Library
Sewickley Valley Historical Society
Shaler Area School District
Shaler North Hills Library
Slovenian Heritage Center, SNPJ
Smicksburg Area Heritage Society
SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Center
The Society for the Preservation of the Duquesne Heights Incline
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
Somerset Historical Center
South Fayette Township Library
South Park Historical Society
South Park Township Public Library
Southside Historic Village Association
Southwestern Pennsylvania Guide
Springdale Free Public Library
Springs Historical Society
Squirrel Hill Historical Society
Steubenville – Schiappa Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
St. George Church Preservation Society
Three Rivers Depression Era Glass Society
Tiltonsville Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Titusville Historical Society
Toronto Branch, Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, OH
Trafford Historical Society
Turkeyfoot Valley Historical Society
Uniontown Public Library
Unlock Your History
Upper St. Clair Historical Society
Venango County Historical Society
Venetia Heritage Society
Verona Historical Society
Veterans Breakfast Club
Wampum Community Revitalization
Washington’s Trail 1753
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Washington County Historical Society
Washington County Library System
Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency
Washington and Jefferson College
West End Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Friends of)
West Jefferson Hills Historical Society
West Overton Village & Museums
West Penn Hospital Foundation / Allegheny Health Network
Western Allegheny Community Library
Western PA Model Railroad Museum
Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS)
Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society
Westinghouse SURE
Westmoreland County Historical Society
Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Wetzel County Museum
Wheeling Academy of Law and Science Foundation (WALS Foundation)
Whitehall Borough Historical Society
Whitehall Public Library
Wilkinsburg Historical Society
Wilkinsburg Public Library
Wilkinsburg Public Library Eastridge Branch
Woodland Hills School District
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. [Pittverse]
Zelienople Area Public Library
Zelienople Historical Society