Susan Linville will send chills up your spine with ghostly tales dating back to 1869. Come hear about ghosts of the past, and present day hauntings. DETAILS HERE
Watch our Civil War Presentation on YouTube NOW
Local historians discuss the onset, impact and meaning of the Civil War. Topics include: Fort Sumter, Election of Lincoln, Gettysburg, Pickett’s Charge, Battery B, Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln’s Leadership, What Came Out of the Civil War.
Filmed on location at the Lawrence County Historical Society, Western Pennsylvania (New Castle). Filmed by Andrew Henley, Edited by Andrew Henley. Additional Edits: Kathleen A. Mooney.
Keynote Speakers: Frank Lorello (retired history teacher), Chuck King (retired history teacher), and Judy Foster (Enon Valley Community Historical Society, Little Beaver Historical Society).
Music credits: General Taylor Storming Monterey (Simon Knaeble), Slow March Midnight (JM Noreren, arranged by J Schatzman), When Johnny Comes Marching Home (Airforce Band of Liberty, Boston Massachusetts).
Produced and Presented by the Lawrence County Historical Society, New Castle, Pennsylvania.
News Flash! Mansion available to rent for specials events.
Our historic mansion is available for a variety of special events (showers, parties, small weddings, etc) or for picture-taking. Contact us for rental information.
Take an online photo tour of our museum to experience the beauty and elegance of this 1905 Colonial Revival building and the period furnishing throughout.
Lawrence County Historical Society – DVDs
Click on photos to watch an excerpt on YouTube. Read more in our ONLINE eSTORE. Or use our ADD to CART button to BUY NOW. IMPORTANT NOTE: Shipping fees are valid only to USA addresses. If shipping to a foreign address, we reserve the right to charge additional shipping fees (please contact us first).
Just a few left – 2015 Calendars
Check with our office is see the sale price for our beautiful 13 photo calendar honoring the “Women of Lawrence County” with photos from 1880-1942. The Women of Lawrence County provided critical and significant roles in the history of our county. Our 1942 cover photo (Inspecting Shells at United Engineering) has a mesmerizing feel to it. The style is Art Deco and looks like a Hollywood screen set even though it is a real photo of an actual worker with real products.
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The Lawrence County Historical Society has the largest collection of Shenango China in the world. More than 500 of its 3,000-plus pieces are on display!