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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Fireworks on the Lawn + Exhibit Tour (2023)

July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 pm 10:30 pm EDT

bursting fireworks in the night sky

CANCELED EVENT – we recently learned that the launch location and height of the fireworks has changed. They are no longer visible from our lawn. It is with great regret that we have had to cancel our Fireworks on the Lawn.

Welcome to our Annual Fireworks on the Lawn!

The Lawrence County Historical Society is once again hosting our annual fireworks celebration on the Joseph A Clavelli Cultural History Center’s lawn, 408 N Jefferson Street, on July 29, 2023.

Enjoy hot dogs, ice cream, cake, and drinks. Stay and sit with your friends and neighbors on our porch and front lawn and watch the FIREWORKS display.

RESERVE a TOUR and enjoy our new Wendell August Forge’s Hammered Aluminum exhibit (see details below regarding payment and reservations).

Schedule of Events

  • 8 pm to 10 pm – Community Gathering and Food leading up to the fireworks display. Hot dogs, ice cream, cake and drinks (available for purchase) and served on the front porch of the museum beginning at 8 pm until the start of the fireworks display at 10 pm.
  • 8 pm to 9 pm – Tours of the Clavelli Mansion including the Wendell August Forge’s Hammered Aluminum exhibit are available for $5 per person. Advanced Reservations are required for the tour only. (see fee and reservation details below)
  • 10 pm – FREE Fireworks display. Please stay and watch the fireworks with us from the Clavelli Mansion porch or lawn. Bring your chairs and/or blankets please. Reservations are not required.

The Front Porch and lawn of the Historical Society are wonderful locations to enjoy social hours with food, ice cream, and drink as well as view the fireworks. Come join the fun this July 29th!

REMINDER: bring your chairs and/or blankets

Date: July 29, 2023
Time: 8 pm until fireworks end (fireworks begin at 10pm)
FREE: Fireworks Display
Cost: Food and beverage. Mansion and Exhibit tours.

Mansion & Exhibit Tour: $5/person between 8 and 9 pm only. The exhibit is our new Wendell August Forge’s Hammered Aluminum exhibit.

Advance Tour Reservations are required

  • CALL 724-658-4022 (LCHS) any Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday from 11:00 am-4:00pm
  • IN PERSON at the Annex any Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday from 11:00 am-4:00pm
408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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