Some of the programs the society typically offers are:

logo for our events calendar Monthly lecture series with guest speakers • Museum tours • Walking tours of historic New Castle • Lawrence County Trivia Competition • Sports Hall of Fame • Fireworks exhibits • Ice cream social • Membership & Friends Dinner • Haunted History Walking Tour • Mistletoe Magic • Open House with Santa

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Annual Ice Cream Social and Children’s Program

July 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

FREE - Open to the Public

Join us for our annual Ice Cream Social and Children’s Program “Toys on Parade” – FREE Museum Tours – and of course THE FIREWORKS

Event Schedule

  • 8 pm to 10 pm Ice Cream Social:  FREE ice cream, cake and refreshments served on the front porch of the museum. From 8 pm until the start of the fireworks at 10 pm.
  • 7 pm to 9 pm Children’s program (and adults young at heart): “Toys on Parade.” A display of antique toys from the Society’s collection as well as from Jo Jo’s Treasures and Lou Palumbo’s toy collection from The Underground Railroad Shoppe. On display from 7 pm until 9 pm in the annex building.
  • 8 pm to 10 pm FREE museum tours throughout the evening including the most recent Crime Exhibit. Available until the start of the fireworks.
  • 10 pm Fireworks begin – Watch from our Front Porch and lawn. Fireworks by New Castle’s Fireworks Festival

The Front Porch and lawn of the Historical Society are wonderful locations to view the fireworks and enjoy social hours and ice cream. Come join the fun this July 14!

Photo credits: “Cherry Ice Cream Sundae” by “Steven Depolo” is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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July 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
FREE - Open to the Public
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Lawrence County Historical Society


Lawrence County Historical Society
408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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