Polly Shaw, a native of Butler, BHS class of 1969, and lifelong Butler County resident, is a retired Seneca Valley teacher. For over twenty years she has been a volunteer at McConnells Mill and Moraine State Parks. In 2015 she heard about in inquiry from Arcadia Press for someone to take up the challenge to write a book at Moraine State Park. She stepped up, and it was published in 2017. She is now working on a second book, this time about McConnells Mill State Park. She is an area speaker and presents programs about many aspects drawn from her book, to civic groups and public park programs.