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

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

Annual Membership Meeting

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

All members are encouraged to attend and vote this January 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm. Must be present to vote. Each January, the Society holds an annual Membership Meeting to conduct the business of the organization and hold elections. The slate of Board of Director positions of the Lawrence County Historical Society who are up […]

Free

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
Postponed

POSTPONED – Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2020)

New Englander Banquet Center 3009 Wilmington Road, New Castle

Event POSTPONED to a later date.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Once we have a date for the rescheduled banquet, we will post all details here.  Want to Advertise? ACT soon - AD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 8 Cost to submit an ad for the banquet program (subject to change): $40 for a 1/8 page […]

$40
Canceled

CANCELED – Lawrence County Trivia Competition (2020)

Northminster Presbyterian Church 2434 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA

CANCELED - Students from all county schools are invited to participate in this academic competition, answering history, geography, business, people, and sports questions about Lawrence County. The Lawrence County Historical Society will hold its Annual Trivia Competition at Northminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 9 AM. Boxes of questions may be purchased […]

FREE - Open to the Public
Livestream

Annual Membership Meeting (2021)

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle

All members are encouraged to attend via ZOOM and vote this January 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm. Members in goods standing are eligible to vote on ZOOM or by mail (ballet must be received by 4pm January 19, 2021). Each January, the Society holds an annual Membership Meeting to conduct the business of the organization […]

Free
Livestream

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 […]

VIRTUAL ZOOM EVENT - FREE TO THE PUBLIC