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

Black Suffragists – the Untold Story

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

We invite you to attend our FREE online presentation. The Lawrence County Historical Society is combining February’s Black History Month and March’s Women’s History Month in this exclusive online program. On March 10 at 7 P.M., Jean Speight, a local historian, will share the history of some of the Black women who played important roles […]


Annual Membership Meeting (2021)

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

All members are encouraged to attend via ZOOM and vote this January 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm. Members in goods standing are eligible to vote on ZOOM or by mail (ballet must be received by 4pm January 19, 2021). Each January, the Society holds an annual Membership Meeting to conduct the business of the organization […]


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