175th Anniversary

South Fayette Township Celebrates 175 Years of History & Progress (March 16, 1842 - March 16, 2017

South Fayette Township was officially established on March 16, 1842. Our 175th Birthday Bash was held on March 16, 2017. Throughout the year, the community will celebrate its 175th anniversary with a variety of special events.

175th Anniversary Historical Series

South Fayette Township celebrated the 175th anniversary by learning about local history.

The June 2017 installment featured the history of Boys Home, the former shelter and school for youth that operated from 1904 to 1972 near Oakdale in South Fayette Township. Charles Mills, a former employee, was the featured speaker.

The July 2017 program featured South Fayette Township's four volunteer fire departments. Thanks to featured speakers Bob Rank of Oak Ridge VFD, Keith Delaney of Sturgeon VFD, Steve Lower of South Fayette VFD and Phil Makowski of Fairview VFD.

The August 2017 finale featured the history of the South Fayette Little Green Machine Marching Band and Majorettes, with featured speakers Ryan Wolf of the South Fayette Band Alumni Association and Marsha McFalls of the South Fayette Majorette Alumni Association.

Share Your Memories

Share your favorite memories and photos for a time capsule.

Buy-a-Brick  *Deadline extended to Dec. 31, 2017*

Buy-a-Brick ($100 each) for our new township park and help build a playground!
Order and pay online or Order with paper form and check

Purchase 175th T-Shirts & Custom Chocolate Bars

Buy limited edition 175th merchandise!
Get your T-shirts ($20 each) and custom chocolate bars ($3 each) at township events or at the municipal building weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Delivery is not available. Pay with cash or a check payable to South Fayette Township, or use a credit card in person. The township will donate 10% of the sale proceeds to the Historical Society of South Fayette Township.

Learn about History

Learn about South Fayette history.

175th Shirts & Hats

175th Chocolate Bars

2 Choc Bars

175th News

Links to media coverage about our 175th anniversary:

175th Birthday Party - March 16, 2017

Snapshots of South Fayette History

Contact Us

  1. South Fayette Township

    Ph: 412-221-8700

    515 Millers Run Road
    Morgan, PA 15064
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