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Extended Overholt Family Foundation identifies our mission
as supporting the welfare of those properties
identified historically as owned and operated by
The Overholt Family of West Overton, PA. This
includes the land and buildings comprising West
Overton, founded by Henrich Oberholtzer (Henry
Overholt) and his extended family. Also included
are the land and buildings comprising the A.
Overholt and Company Distillery at Broad
Ford, PA, and other properties, as they become
known to us. Our mission identifies the published
and unpublished pictures, photographs, histories
and genealogies of The Overholt Family and The
Extended Overholt Family for particular
attention, in order to collect, preserve and
disseminate family tree information, and to
clarify the importance to the region of the
Overholt farming, weaving, lumbering, and whiskey
enterprises, as well as their work in railroads,
banking, coal mining and coke production.
to the details, and serious attention to
preservation, we expect to carry the personal
stories and public works of the members of the
Overholt Family into the future, and thereby
inspire future generations.
Extended Overholt Family Foundation was created to be a
non-profit, non-stock public charity, funded
solely by tax-deductible membership dues and the
generosity of foundations, corporations, and
individuals. We expect to achieve full status of
a 501(c)(3) organization.