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Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

Sports Hall of Fame

SPORTS HALL of FAME

May 7, 2017 / Doors open at noon
1:30 pm – Food Stations Open
3:00 – 5:00 pm Program – Dinner, induction awards and speeches

Ticket price = $35 per individual

For event details, CLICK HERE



Dante DiThomas and his 50 Suitcases

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Join us May 10 and learn all about this New Castle High School graduate who during World War II played in the Army’s concert and dance bands. He then went on to work as a music arranger in Hollywood for 23 more years and was involved with more than 200 movies, including Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and Steven Spielberg’s “Indiana Jones.”

This event is FREE to the public. More information HERE.



Trivia Competition May 11

photo of trivia cardsStudents from all county schools are invited to participate in this academic competition, answering history, geography, business, people, and sports questions about Lawrence County. Get additional details HERE.




RENT THE MANSION FOR YOUR SPECIAL EVENT
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Having a Special Event? Did you know you can rent the Historical Society Mansion! Members of the Society receive a discount. 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.


* FEATURED DVD * 

200 years of New Castle history

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Portrait of An American City: 200 Years of New Castle History

From Pre-History to the late 1950’s

Portrait of an American City begins with the early Native American settlements, the plotting of the land, continues through the canal era, the Civil War, heavy industrialization, labor strife, immigration and urban renewal years to the reawakening and gradual rebirth of the neighborhoods and downtown. Loaded with familiar scenes of the City, both historical and current.

Product Name: Portrait of American City DVD
Price: 14.99 + S&H

To learn more about all our DVD offerings, visit our DVDs FOR SALE page. 

Your Support is ALWAYS Appreciated
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NEW BOOK

In Hot Pursuit: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad in Lawrence County, PA

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Coauthors, Susan Urbanek Linville and Elizabeth Hoover DiRisio, include stories about abolitionists and conductors who operated in Lawrence County during the years preceding the Civil War. In Hot Pursuit also highlights the Free-Black community, the importance of area ministers in rebuking slavery, and the county’s national participation in the fight against slavery.

Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Pokeberry Press; 1 edition (July 1, 2016)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

Price: ONLY $23.99 – includes FREE USA Shipping

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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!

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