Some of the programs the society typically offers are:
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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Holocaust Survivors of Lawrence County: Stories of Resilience and Rebuilding
September 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
Advance reservations are required as seating is limited.
We invite you to join us September 13 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for a presentation of “Holocaust Survivors of Lawrence County: Stories of Resilience and Rebuilding.”
Learn about three Holocaust survivors who immigrated to and settled in Lawrence County; how these survivors started families, owned and operated businesses, served as faith leaders and pillars of their communities, and truly became a part of the fabric of the New Castle area. Although each survivor suffered unfathomable loss and trauma, their stories show their own resilience and the endurance of the human spirit.
By learning their stories, we all can do our part to “never forget” as we honor their lives and memories.
Event presenter: Christina Sahovey, Operations Manager of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, where she has worked since 2016. In this education presentation, she shares her knowledge and research of the Holocaust.
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Payment can be made at the event.
DATE: September 13, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
LOCATION: LCHS Annex building, 408 N Jefferson Street
TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE: Call us or stop by in person any Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday between 11 am and 4 pm (Tele: 724-658-4022) (Address: 408 N Jefferson Street, New Castle PA). Or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
FEE TO ATTEND: $5 per person. Payment can be made at the event.
The Lawrence County Historical Society is committed to providing educational opportunities for the community and to promote awareness of Lawrence County history. We look forward to seeing you September 13, 2023!