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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Haunted History Walking Tour

October 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm EDT

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Join us for New Castle’s Haunted History Walking Tour Friday – October 3 @ 7:00 pm


Saturday – October 4 @ 7:00 pm

Friday – October 10 @ 7:00 pm

Saturday – October 11 @ 7:00 pm

Friday – October 17@ 7:00 pm

Saturday – October 18 @ 7:00 pm

Friday – October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Saturday – October 25 @ 7:00 pm

October marks the beginning of ghost season at the Lawrence County Historical Society

New Castle is home to the third largest historic district in Pennsylvania. Many of the houses are over one hundred years old, and more than a few harbor tales of death, murder and hauntings.

Apparitions, strange occurrences, and bumps in the night are just some of the ghostly happenings going on in city’s historic district. Ghost hunters have detected activity, people have related eyewitness accounts, and mediums have spoken with the dearly departed.

Because of last year’s successful event, our second annual Haunted History Walking Tours will be held four weekends in 2014, beginning Friday October 3rd and ending Saturday October 25th.

Tours begin at 7pm and are considered strenuous.

Group size is limited to twenty and reservations are required.


  • Restricted to ages 10 and older
  • Prepaid Reservations only – Each tour is limited to 20 persons
  • Tours will be held rain or moonshine
  • This tour is considered strenuous – we will be walking up the North Hill

How to Reserve Your Ticket

  • Stop in at our office (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 11am to 4pm)
  • Call and prepay with credit card (tele 724-658-4022)
  • BUY NOW on line – Event has ended


October 3, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
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Lawrence County Historical Society
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