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Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

FINAL DAY. SPECIAL INTERN LECTURE ON IRENE SCHROEDER AND CURRENT CRIME STATISTICS. TODAY @ 1 pm. Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by …

Crime Exhibit

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as …

Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

SPECIAL INTERN LECTURE ON THE TORSO/SWAMP MURDERS AND THE BLACK HAND. TODAY @ 1 pm Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by …

Crime Exhibit

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as …

Crime Exhibit

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime” every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as …

Traveling Shoes: Looking at African American Migration

The migration saw the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to parts of the North, Midwest and West. The year 1910, when 7 million of the 8 million African Americans lived below the cotton curtain. African Americans sought to build a new place for themselves, …

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Brigadier General Marilyn Chiafullo Making History

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The most recent Lawrence County native to attain the rank of Brigadier General is also the County’s first woman to do so. Marilyn Chiafullo was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, to Joseph H. and Florence (Zarella) Chiafullo, both deceased. Her siblings include her twin …

Twenty Extraordinary African American Women!

“The history of women’s contributions to this nation has not been limited to the struggle of women’s right alone. Our nation owes whatever prosperity, enlightenment and success it has achieved to the hard work and dedication of millions upon millions of women who have given their lives and their efforts to …

They Also Served: Women During WWII

  Guest Speaker: Ruth Fairchild Ruth Fairchild joined the Army in 1982, serving for 12 years as an Operating Room Technician in Alabama, Texas, New Jersey, Germany, and Saudi Arabia. Upon returning to New Castle, Fairchild joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars and became very involved, holding many positions at …

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Annual Members Dinner Honors Fulena

Historical Society to Recognize Stephanie Fulena at Annual Dinner Come join us on September 13th for an evening of entertainment and friendship. > 6:00 pm Social Hour > 6:30 pm Buffet Dinner catered by the Faraone Brothers > BYOB – mixers available Honoree Stephanie Fulena has been working with the …