- Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 May 2023 22:13
Please join the Peters Creek Historical Society on Monday June 26 at 7:30pm to welcome Lee Goldman Kikel, the author of "Perseverance: One Holocaust Survivor's Journey from Poland to America". The program will take place at Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia.
|Melvin Goldman as pictured on the book cover.|
The author shares the true story of her father, Melvin Goldman, a holocaust survivor, and his journey from Poland to his immigration to Pittsburgh where in 1950 he became a citizen and the eventual owner of a jewelry store in Squirrel Hill. The book recounts his journey from audio tapes he recorded and transcribed in the late 1970s.
Learn about how the Third Reich stole his childhood, as he, his family and friends were forced into a Jewish ghetto and condemned to Auschwitz. Hear about a man who survived unfathomable brutality and despite it all, was a man of hope, who spread light and is a triumph of the human spirit. The book was recently turned into a play performed at the Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh and is currently streaming.
Enoch Wright House Tours
Docents will be on hand to welcome visitors and give tours of the historic Enoch Wright House, 815 Venetia Road on Sunday, June 11th and Sunday, June 25th
from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. To learn more about the society, the house and log cabin check out their website: peterscreekhistoricalsociety.org.
Tea Party Brunch
Due to a positive, public response on past tea party events, the historical society is hosting a "Tea Party Brunch" on Saturday July 15 at the Enoch Wright House, 815 Venetia Road, Venetia. Doors open at 10:30am and brunch served at 11:00am. Cost is $25; limited reservation seating. Call 724-348-6406 for reservations (leave message). Last day to make reservations is Tuesday, July 11.