photo of exhibit poster showing rosie the riveter

We Can Do It – WWII exhibit

By Lorraine Petrus (LCHS Board of Directors) Our We Can Do It! World War II Exhibit is full of displays, events, programs …

architectural drawing of the new castle post office circa 1933. Provided courtest of Eckles Architecture and Engineering.

Post Office on the Diamond

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The Public Buildings Act The Public Buildings Act of 1926 authorized $50M for the construction of …

photo of mrs william wallace clendenin in red cross uniform

The Red Cross in Lawrence County

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The establishment of the American Red Cross in Lawrence County was due in large measure to …

photo of some tuskegee airmen from world war 2

The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

By Stephanie Fulena (LCHS volunteer) “In 1925, an Army War College Study of black troops in World War l concluded that “blacks …

photo of henry williamson brooks

New Wilmington’s Village Barber

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Henry Williamson Brooks was born in Ross Township, Allegheny County on July 3, 1846 to John …

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