The Friendship Hill Association is a non-profit volunteer group interested in preserving, developing and maintaining Friendship Hill National Historic Site
The Friendship Hill Association was organized in 1981. The mission of the association is to work in conjunction with and to support the National Park Service and its efforts to preserve and operate Friendship Hill National Historic Site.
·To discover and memorialize the history of Friendship Hill NHS, the life of Albert Gallatin and the story of the area and its role in the development of the United States.
·To procure, publish, or preserve writings, newspapers, blueprints, maps, journals, and the like which shed light on the history of the area.
·To assist in the preservation of buildings, lands, homes, or other articles which may relate to the cultural resources of the area.
·To hold meetings and other activities for the instruction and information of members and the public.
·To accept donations of money, real property, or other property for the above purposes.
The Friendship Hill Association was organized in 1981. The mission of the association is to work in conjunction with and to support the National Park Service and its efforts to preserve and operate Friendship Hill National Historic Site and to discover and memorialize the history of Friendship Hill NHS, the life of Albert Gallatin and the story of the area and its role in the development of the United States.
Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill his restored country estate.
FestiFall is sponsored by the Association in conjunction with the National Park Service. It celebrates the cultural heritage of the region by bringing together artisans demonstrating quality handcrafts, music, and traditional foods of Gallatin's era. This celebration provides a memorable experience for all.
Friendship Hill Association mailing address:
Friendship Hill Association
PO Box 124
Point Marion, PA 15474
FHA membership is open to individuals, organizations, and businesses interested in furthering the purposes of the corporation. The annual membership period is January 1st through December 31st.
Membership dues are payable to the Friendship Hill Association, PO Box 124, Point Marion, PA 15474.
Members will receive quarterly issues of the newsletter, The Echoes. Members will also be invited to the spring and fall general membership meetings and to the annual holiday gala.
Finally, the appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the Friendship Hill Association or U.S. National Park Service (http://www.nps.gov/frhi).