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

Lawrence County HIstorical Society’s 2nd Annual YARD SALE

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

The Lawrence County Historical Society is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Yard Sale!!! This two-day event will be held on the lawn of the Lawrence County Historical Society. Proceeds from the sale will go toward the operation of the Historical Society. DATE/TIME: June 14 and 15, 2024 from 9 am to 3 pm LOCATION: […]


Rededication Ceremony: Western Reserve Harbor Pennsylvania Canal Historical Marker

New Castle School of Trades 4117 Pulaski Road, New Castle

The Lawrence County Historical Society’s Historic Sites Committee is pleased to announce its rededication ceremony of the Western Reserve Harbor (Northern Terminus) Pennsylvania Canal Historic Marker. The original historic marker mysteriously disappeared from its site several years ago. Since then, the LCHS Historic Sites Committee has diligently worked to raise funds to replace the original […]


Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2024)

New Englander Banquet Center 3009 Wilmington Road, New Castle

Event details Help us celebrate! HALL of FAME INDUCTEESAnthony Ascione (baseball)Doug Bleggi (baseball)Mary Beth Acker Brecker (track, cross-country)Paul Cameron (track, cross-country)Matt DeSalvo (baseball)David Hasson (football)Allan Jackson (football)Ryenn Micaletti (basketball)Toni Wimer Prejsnar (track, cross-country, volleyball)Gary Roth (basketball, baseball)Sarah Shaffer Harrison (softball) HALL of HONOR RECIPIENTAlberta Kelly ELLIS HOFFMAN MEMORIAL TEAM AWARD RECIPIENT1981 Wilmington Area School District […]