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Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party 2017

Mistletoe Magic. Lawrence County Historical Society’s Annual Victorian Christmas party is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Come enjoy a wonderful Christmas party in the beautifully decorated mansion. The Museum is fully decorated for Christmas, Victorian style Exquisite hors d’oeuvres Fine wines Award winning craft beer Live piano music of the season in …

Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party

Mistletoe Magic. Lawrence County Historical Society’s Annual Victorian Christmas party is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Come enjoy a wonderful Christmas party in the beautifully decorated mansion. The Museum is fully decorated for Christmas, Victorian style Exquisite hors d’oeuvres Fine wines Award winning craft beer Live piano music of the season in …

Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party

Victorian Christmas decorations – A very special evening indeed! Open to the Public Come enjoy a wonderful Christmas party in the beautifully decorated mansion The Museum is fully decorated for Christmas, Victorian style Live piano music of the season in the drawing room by Loren DiGiorgi Exquisite heavy hors d’oeuvres Fine …

Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party

Victorian Christmas decorations – A very special evening indeed! Open to the Public Come enjoy a wonderful Christmas party in the beautifully decorated mansion The Museum is fully decorated for Christmas, Victorian style Live music in the drawing room by Loren DiGiorgi Tasty food by Faraone Brothers Fine wines Our annual …

photo of our 0riginal five postal carriers

Pickup or Delivery

By Betty Hoover DiRisio, LCHS Volunteer Prior to 1887, mail was held at our local post office for patrons to claim. If letters or parcels were left unclaimed, a notice would be advertised in the newspapers with the addressee’s name. Once published, “Advertised mail” incurred a claim fee. Free Mail …

photo of James Andrew & Eliza Emery Crawford. Their house was named Birchlawn.

Birchlawn

By Betty Hoover DiRisio, LCHS Volunteer Located on Harbor Street in New Castle, this home was known as “Birchlawn” (see photo). It was built for industrialist James Andrew Crawford and his wife Eliza Emery Crawford who are also pictured. The house photo was taken about 1894 but the family had …

Victorian Tea

Join us for a Victorian Tea in the Greer-Clavelli Mansion where you will be entertained by story master Bill Zeiger. You will be delighted with our dainty finger sandwiches, delicate cakes and scones topped with lashings of clotted cream. A special Easter omelet will be provided by Tin City Caters. …