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*[[Overbrook Looking Back]] - A Pictorial History by Carol Anthony and Fran Accamando
 
*[[Overbrook Looking Back]] - A Pictorial History by Carol Anthony and Fran Accamando
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*[[Saw Mill Run Boulevard]] - A history of the road that bisects our community.
  
 
== Cemeteries ==
 
== Cemeteries ==

Revision as of 07:31, 10 May 2009

Questions or inquiries can be directed to carrickhistory@gmail.com

  • If you are new to the Carrick Overbrook History web site and wish to be a contributor, as a courtesy please contact carrickhistory@gmail.com. We would like to meet with you to discuss our web site and instruct you on how to contribute photos, files or information.


Our Name

  • Fairhaven - the name of Overbrook Borough as it known in Baldwin Township.
  • Overbrook - originally called Fairhaven before becoming a Borough


Articles, Booklets and Notes about Overbrook

  • Hilltop Record - tabulation of Hilltop Record articles compiled by Carol Anthony

Cemeteries

We recently were informed about a web site titled FindAGrave.com. This web site has information about our cemeteries and by joining their site you can add photos and information too.


Houses of Worship


Landmarks

  • Eat 'n Park- The first location of Eat 'n Park Restaurant Chain located on Saw Mill Run Boulevard and the current location of Frank and Shirley's Restaurant
  • Larry's Road House - a former mansion and said to be brothel the current building is a restaurant mistakenly said to be in the Brookline neighborhood but actually in Overbrook.
  • Maytide Street - originally called Maine Street before Overbrook Borough and Carrick Borough became part of the City of Pittsburgh
  • Nobles Lane - part of Fairhaven, later Overbrook Borough and part of Carrick Borough
  • Utility Covers - Overbrook has a few manhole covers marked "Overbrook Borough" and several with "Baldwin Township."

Maps

  • Coal Mine Maps - a collection of Coal Mine maps courtesty of Carol Anthony

People

  • Anthony, Carol - Overbrook historian, Overbrook Community Council President and neighborhood activist.
  • Elliott, Daniel - Daniel took over an old British Saw Mill on what is now called Saw Mill Run, about a mile south of the point in Pittsburgh.
  • Miners - A collection of coal miner photos not of Overbrook but possibly a representation of how life was in the coal mines for our former residents.

Schools

  • Fairhaven Elementary School - This school was torn down years ago and was located just above Route 88 - Library Road on Hillsdale Avenue.

Who are you

  • A location for unknown photos, people and landmarks.


Notice

  • Questions or inquiries can be directed to carrickhistory@gmail.com
  • If you are new to the Carrick Overbrook History web site and wish to be a contributor, as a courtesy please contact carrickhistory@gmail.com. We would like to meet with you to discuss our web site and instruct you on how to contribute photos, files or information.
  • As with most works in progress and Wikipedias, this is an ongoing project of the Carrick-Overbrook Historical Society. Know a fact, enter it. Expand what is listed.
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