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

Latest Past Events

CANCELED – Lawrence County Trivia Competition (2020)

Northminster Presbyterian Church 2434 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA

CANCELED - Students from all county schools are invited to participate in this academic competition, answering history, geography, business, people, and sports questions about Lawrence County. The Lawrence County Historical Society will hold its Annual Trivia Competition at Northminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 9 AM. Boxes of questions may be purchased […]

FREE - Open to the Public

POSTPONED – Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2020)

New Englander Banquet Center 3009 Wilmington Road, New Castle

Event POSTPONED to a later date.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Once we have a date for the rescheduled banquet, we will post all details here.  Want to Advertise? ACT soon - AD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 8 Cost to submit an ad for the banquet program (subject to change): $40 for a 1/8 page […]


Robert Stakeley – On Preservation of Photographs

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

Join us March 11. Be part of this hands-on workshop. Robert Stakeley is the Coordinator of the Archivist and Educational Programs at the Heinz History Center. For our program, he welcomes people to bring in photos and slides that they want to know how to preserve. He says there is no real limit and envisions […]

FREE - Open to the Public