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

The Important Role of Western PA African Americans in the Civil War

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

Due to limited seating, reservations are strongly encouraged. The Lawrence County Historical Society (LCHS), in recognition of Black History Month, is proud to present its upcoming speaker event, The Important Role of Western PA African Americans in the U.S. Civil War. Speaker Michael Kraus, a well-known Civil War historian, currently works as curator/historian for Soldiers […]

FREE

THE FIRST FRONTIER: Native American Tribes of Western PA

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

This program is ideal for students and adults alike!Due to limited seating, reservations are strongly encouraged. The Lawrence County Historical Society is proud to announce its upcoming speaker event, “The First Frontier: Native American Tribes of Western PA” as presented by Brady Crytzer. Mr. Crytzer teaches history at Robert Morris University and is the narrator […]

FREE

The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe

Scottish Rite Cathedral 110 E Lincoln Avenue, New Castle

"The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe" dramatic presentation will take place on October 25, 2023 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in the East Lodge Room. The Lawrence County Historical Society and the New Castle Public Library have partnered to host an enchanting evening performance of Poe stories and poems by author Mark Dawidziak […]

$15