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

High Tea and Fashion Show – Then and Now

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

"Now" fashions hosted by Michele Goodman Jones. "Then" fashions featuring LCHS items. A big thank you to Cynde Hall of Cynde's Femms store downtown for the use of her mannequins. Limited to 8 tables / 4 persons per table.


14th Annual Member & Friends Dinner (2021)

Cascade Park Dance Pavillon 1928 East Washington Street, New Castle

Join us Sept 9th for our 14th Annual Member & Friends Dinner The society’s 14th annual Membership and Friends Dinner will be held at the Cascade Park Pavilion on Thursday, September 9th. Our honoree will be Lawrence County Commissioner, Dan Vogler, for his years of support to the society and Lawrence County. Vogler Brief Bio: Dan […]


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 […]