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

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The Health of Lawrence County Immigrants (virtual)

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

JOIN US ON ZOOM or FACEBOOK LIVE This ​program is presented by a Westminster College intern under the direction of Andrew Henley, society board member and president and founder of Pleasant Hills Historians. It is the 3rd in our series of four virtual programs featuring the work of our student interns. PRESENTER: Ryan Armstrong, sophomore […]

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The North Hill Historic District (virtual)

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

JOIN US ON ZOOM or FACEBOOK LIVE This ​program is presented by a Westminster College intern under the direction of Andrew Henley, society board member and president and founder of Pleasant Hills Historians. It is the 4th in our series of four virtual programs featuring the work of our student interns. PRESENTER: Sara Small, senior […]

Mistletoe Magic Christmas Take-Out Dinner

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

ADVANCED TICKETS REQUIRED - DEADLINE TO PURCHASE DEC 4 Due to the continuation of the pandemic, we have decided to once again have a take-out dinner in place of our annual Mistletoe Magic Christmas party. Even though we won’t be able to get together, we can still enjoy a wonderful meal by our caterer, the […]

$30

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Ukrainian Refugee Seminar

Join us March 12 for a Seminar on the Ukrainian Refugee situation presented in local partnership with the Lawrence County Historical Society, the Pleasant Hill Historians, and Westminster College. As the conflict in Ukraine continues, millions of refugees are landing within the country of Poland. This Saturday, March 12th at 12:00 PM EST, Pleasant Hill […]

Free

Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2022)

New Englander Banquet Center 3009 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA

DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS: April 25 Want to Advertise? ACT SOON - AD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 6, 2022 CALL OFFICE TO SEE IF ADVERTISING SPACE is AVAILABLE Cost to submit an ad for the banquet program (subject to change): $40 for a 1/8 page ad, $65 for 1/4 page, $90 for 1/2 page, $160 […]

$40

Foundations of Lawrence County (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

The King Beaver Archaeology Group will hear the 1840s origins of Lawrence County, presented by Lawrence County Historical Society president Andrew Henley at 6 pm. Sunday at the society, 408 N. Jefferson St. In 1849, Lawrence County was created from parts of Mercer County to the north and Beaver County to the south. This creation, […]

FREE

Genealogy 101 (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us June 29, 2022 for a presentation on Genealogy. Genealogy 101 presentation is designed for those who wish to begin or are in the early stages of researching their family history. The presentation will provide how and where to find information, manual and/or technology methods for recording family information, and how to collect and […]

$5

So You Took a DNA Test – Now What? (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us July 01, 2022 for a presentation on using DNA test results to find others related to you. So You Took a DNA Test - Now What? is designed for those genealogy buffs who want to use DNA test results to find others related to them. DNA research can help break down those 'brick […]

$5

Inside the Simple Life – Finding Inspiration Among the Amish (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us July 28, 2022 for a presentation and book signing of "Inside the Simple Life: Finding Inspiration Among the Amish" by Susan Hougleman. Come early and join us for a tour of the Clavelli Mansion prior to the event. See details below. Inside The Simple Life details the lives and culture of the Amish […]

$5

New Castle Fireworks, Loony Tunes and Food – A Community Gathering (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

We're back - after a COVID break - with our Annual Fireworks, Community Gathering and Children’s Program. Watch vintage Warner Looney Tunes cartoons – Schedule a Clavelli Mansion Tour – Enjoy hot dogs, ice cream, cake, and drinks. Stay and sit with your friends and neighbors on our porch and front lawn and watch the […]

FREE - Open to the Public