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Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation (BARC)


The mission of the Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation is to achieve economic development through historic preservation, heritage tourism, outdoor recreation, community stewardship, education, youth advancement and the arts.

Programs and Services

BARC operates two museums. The heritage center offers the rich history of the area and the Frank L. Melega art museum, is the first art museum in Fayette County. Mr. Melega a local artist offers multi-media art relating to the history of the area. BARC’s is proud to sponsor its 12th annual Ducky Race on the Mon Event.

BARC’s goal is to assist the communities’ revitalization. BARC has renovated many historic properties in the downtown, initiated the first community floral garden and downtown kiosk floral area. Our current projects include renovating the Rose Mansion into a B & B and completing the Knox Avenue welcome parklet area.


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View the website  |  724-785-9331

Legal Name: Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation

Tax ID Number: 25-1621208