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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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May 2019

We Can Do It! WWII – Traveling Exhibit

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE for Children. Entry fee for Adults.

Come visit the NEW "We Can Do It! WWII" traveling exhibit which explores Western Pennsylvania’s incredible impact on the home, industrial, and battle fronts during World War II. Beginning March 30 through May 21 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. The exhibit will showcase four lifelike museum figures of local WWII heroes: General George C. Marshall - Uniontown native who served as Army chief of staff from 1939 to 1945 Tuskegee Airman Lt. Carl J. Woods…

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We Can Do It! WWII – Traveling Exhibit

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE for Children. Entry fee for Adults.

Come visit the NEW "We Can Do It! WWII" traveling exhibit which explores Western Pennsylvania’s incredible impact on the home, industrial, and battle fronts during World War II. Beginning March 30 through May 21 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. The exhibit will showcase four lifelike museum figures of local WWII heroes: General George C. Marshall - Uniontown native who served as Army chief of staff from 1939 to 1945 Tuskegee Airman Lt. Carl J. Woods…

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We Can Do It! WWII – Traveling Exhibit

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until May 21, 2019

Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE for Children. Entry fee for Adults.

Come visit the NEW "We Can Do It! WWII" traveling exhibit which explores Western Pennsylvania’s incredible impact on the home, industrial, and battle fronts during World War II. Beginning March 30 through May 21 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. The exhibit will showcase four lifelike museum figures of local WWII heroes: General George C. Marshall - Uniontown native who served as Army chief of staff from 1939 to 1945 Tuskegee Airman Lt. Carl J. Woods…

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July 2019

Annual Ice Cream Social and Children’s Program (2019)

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Join us for our annual Ice Cream Social & Children's Program "Vintage Warner Looney Tunes" - FREE Museum Tours - FREE ice cream, cake & refreshments - and of course THE FIREWORKS   Event Schedule 7 pm to 8 pm vintage Warner Looney Tunes presented by the Historic Warner Cascade Theatre. Viewing is in the Medure Annex building. 8 pm to 9:30 pm Movie memorabilia on display in the Medure Annex building. 8 pm to 10 pm Ice Cream Social:  FREE ice cream, cake…

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August 2019

Ancestry – find your own (2019)

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Museum, 11 S. Mill Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Join us August 14 at 1:00 pm for a FREE workshop for the public. Space is limited. RSVP today! The Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Museum and the Lawrence County Historical Society are co-hosting a free workshop for the public. Ancestry presented by Christine O'Neil Susany Learn how to search and find information on your family. Handouts will be given out. Also, you may want to bring your own notebook for any personal notes you may want to jot down. Space…

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September 2019

13th Annual Member & Friends Dinner

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cascade Park Dance Pavillon, 1928 East Washington Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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$25

Join us Sept 5th for our 13th Annual Member & Friends Dinner Our honoree is Union High School student volunteers : 25 years past and present. Key Club members started volunteering 25 years ago. Now we have members of student council volunteering. They help with mulching the grounds, decorating the mansion for Christmas, retrieving and bringing down heavy Christmas boxes, moving furniture out for incoming displays, and helping at Open House with Santa. The program will be videos of students,…

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Senator Vogel 55+ Senior Expo (2019)

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cascade Park, 1928 E Washington St
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Stop by and see us at the Sept 20 Senator Vogel 55+ Senior Expo Stop by our booth and learn about the free resources you can use for research. Discover our upcoming events. Sign up to be a volunteer. Become a member of the historical society. Or just stop by to say hello. Location: Cascade Park  

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October 2019

Christopher Columbus: His Rise and Fall

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Join us October 9 at 7:00 pm for a FREE presentation for the public. Space is limited. Christopher Columbus: His Rise and Fall Enjoy Dr. John A. Nichols' fully illustrated PowerPoint talk on the life of the well-known European explorer Christopher Columbus. Learn about his four voyages to the Caribbean and Central America. Reference will be made to his naming of islands as well as his impact impact on the Spanish Empire. Discover the long-term effect this had on not…

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November 2019

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution (Women’s right to vote)

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Join us at the Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson St., New Castle, on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 7 pm for a look into the 19th Amendment to the Constitution (Women’s Right to Vote). This program is free and open to the public. Drs. Angela Lahr and Shannon Smithey of Westminster College will present the program. Women’s right to vote was originally introduced in Congress in 1878, but not passed until 1919. We celebrate the 100th anniversary of…

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December 2019

Open House with SANTA 2019

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum at the Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE - Open to the Public

Santa will visit the mansion to check out our decorations. Children can visit with Santa for that “old fashioned” Christmas feeling. And even better yet, the kids can have their picture taken with Santa. FREE TOURS of our mansion that is beautifully decorated in a Victorian Christmas style FREE REFRESHMENTS FREE TREAT BAGS from Santa for the children PHOTO with Santa: feel free to take photos with Santa FREE and OPEN to the public (young and young at heart)

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