Some of the programs the society 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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Local Show Biz History – Warner Bros.
January 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE - Open to the Public
1907 New Castle PA. Warner Brothers open first cinema
- Jerry Kern, President of the Warner Film Center in New Castle (currently restoring the first Warner Brothers theater which was located in New Castle)
- Jack Oberleitner, cinema consultant, writer, and New Castle cinema historian Jack Oberleitner started his career as an usher at the Victor Theater in New Castle in 1959 and later was the owner of a theater chain that spanned Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. He has been a theater restorationist and consultant for some time.
- LOCATION: at the Historical Society