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


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

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Ancestry – find your own (2019)

Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Museum 11 S. Mill Street, New Castle

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. […]

FREE - Open to the Public

13th Annual Member & Friends Dinner

Cascade Park Dance Pavillon 1928 East Washington Street, New Castle

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 […]

$25

Senator Vogel 55+ Senior Expo (2019)

Cascade Park 1928 E Washington St, New Castle

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Christopher Columbus: His Rise and Fall

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

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

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Open House with SANTA 2019

Museum at the Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

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: […]

FREE - Open to the Public

SOLD OUT – Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas Party 2019

Museum at the Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

SOLD OUT - Mistletoe Magic Party. Lawrence County Historical Society’s Annual Victorian Christmas party is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Come enjoy a wonderful Christmas party in the beautifully decorated mansion. The Museum is fully decorated for Christmas, Victorian style Exquisite hors d’oeuvres Fine wines Award winning craft beer Live piano music of the season in the […]

SOLD OUT

African Storytelling

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

Join us February 12 as we celebrate Black History Month with African Storytelling Charlotte Sheffield wears many hats. She is a teacher, a funeral director, an advocate and board director, a beloved aunt, a choir member, an actress, and an African storyteller. On Wednesday, February 12 at 7 pm, she will present a program on […]

FREE - Open to the Public

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