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Buy Local - Buy Greene Business Spotlight: Ruff Creek Crafts


Location: 141 E. High Street Waynesburg, PA 15370

Telephone Number: 724-­413-­4519

Website/Facebook Page:
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ruffcreekcrafts
Website: www.Ruffcreekcrafts.com

Hours of Operation: Monday-­Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Closed Sunday

Years in Operation: 3 Months

What do you sell? Handcrafted headbands, crocheted kitchen towels and kitchen accessories, antiques, hand painted wooden signs, hand painted stemware, refurbished furniture, glassware, and many other varieties of gifts.

What inspired you to enter this business? Making and selling handcrafted items has been a family business for over 30 years. We enjoy travelling to different shows, festivals, and fairs. It has been a dream to centrally locate and what better place than your own hometown?

What do you love the most about your business? I love meeting new people, and passing on to future generations the love that old cherished items can bring. We would love to thank everyone for the warm welcome we have received from the town. It has been a true blessing.

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What is one little known fact about your business or about yourselves that you would like to share? I learned how to crochet when I was 6 years old; we have 3 generations of crafters in our family.

 

 

 

Walking TourRe-Discovering Eden

“Re-Discovering Eden” is an art and historic architecture project of Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful celebrating 200 years of Waynesburg history. In 1796, the five trustees of the newly organized county of Greene purchased a tract of land named “Eden” for their new county seat of Waynesburg. They laid out a grid of streets and alleys, each 180 feet square. This original grid is intact today, as is much of the early architecture.

Local artist Kyle Hallam’s bright, playful vision of Waynesburg is awash in color with a variety of techniques applied to historic photos. The color invites us to consider the architectural details with a fresh eye, recognizing features regularly taken for Granted.

Walk our streets, look at our buildings and think about the past, present and future. Have fun identifying the vintage photos. Some buildings are quite changed; others not at all. Notice the details and marks of time. Much of the early architecture remains. Learn about the people and events that happened here. Then gaze into the future. What can we do to keep the special “sense of place” that is Waynesburg?

The tour is enhanced by Memory medallions that exist throughout the community. Memory medallions use a barcode reader with your smart phone to retrieve location information, video, audio, text and images. Be on the look– out for the bronze Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful medallion plaques.

For more Information, call: 724.627.8119 or click here to download the brochure.

Take a walk and Re-Discover Eden!

This project is supported in part by Pittsburgh 250 Community Connections, The Sprout Fund and The Community Foundation of Greene County.

 

 

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