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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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April 2018

Road to Rust

April 11, 2018 @ 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 April 11 and hear about the struggles and decline of what was once, the nation's most prominent regional steel industry. Author Dale Perelman will discuss his latest book, "Road to Rust" about the disintegration of the steel industry here and throughout western PA and nearby Ohio. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. Speaker Dale Richard Perelman  received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Brown University and an MBA in Industrial Relations from the Wharton School…

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Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2018)

April 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Englander Banquet Center, 3009 Wilmington Road
New Castle, PA 16105 United States
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$35

Want to Advertise? ACT soon - AD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 13. Cost to submit an ad for the banquet program is only: $40 for a 1/8 page ad, $60 for 1/4 page, $85 for 1/2 page, $145 for a full page ad Call us for more details: 724-658-4022.  Event details 12:00 pm - Doors open, Sunday April 29, 2018 1:00 pm - Food Stations Open 3:00 pm Program: Induction Awards and Speeches Ticket price: $35 per individual Help us…

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May 2018

History of Local Greek Restaurateurs

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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Join Us on Wednesday, May 9 at 7pm. Presentation by Dr. Angelo Mitsos and George Stefanis. We  present "The History of Greek Restaurateurs in Lawrence County". Dr. Angelo Mitsos, the current owner of Coney Island, and George Stefanis, vice president of the Lawrence County Historical Society will be presenters of the program. They will have video and audio interviews of retired owners and children of original owners of present and long gone restaurants. The STEAK HOUSE: One of the restaurants, which is…

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July 2018

Annual Ice Cream Social and Children’s Program

July 14, 2018 @ 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 and Children's Program "Toys on Parade" - FREE Museum Tours - and of course THE FIREWORKS   Event Schedule 8 pm to 10 pm Ice Cream Social:  FREE ice cream, cake and refreshments served on the front porch of the museum. From 8 pm until the start of the fireworks at 10 pm. 7 pm to 9 pm Children’s program (and adults young at heart): “Toys on Parade.” A display of antique toys from the Society’s…

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September 2018

12th Annual Member & Friends Dinner

September 13, 2018 @ 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

Historical Society to Honor Evelyn Genkinger, longtime friend and member of the Society at the Annual Member & Friends Dinner Join us September 13th for an evening of entertainment and friendship Please join us in honoring Evelyn Genkinger, longtime friend and member of the Society at our 12th Annual Member and Friends dinner on September 13, 2018. The event will take place at the Cascade Park Pavilion at 1928 East Washington St. in New Castle PA 16101. Evelyn has traveled the…

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November 2018

A Constant Pleasure – Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay

November 14, 2018 @ 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

Join Us for a Free Lecture on Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm. Presentation by Amy Verone discussing Theodore Roosevelt’s public career and his family life in Oyster Bay, New York. Sagamore Hill   Amy Verone grew up in New Castle and graduated from Neshannock High School in 1974. She majored in History at Washington & Jefferson College and earned a Masters in American Studies from George Washington University. Verone worked at the National Archives and the Smithsonian Institution before joining the National…

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80th Anniversary Dinner: 1938-2018

November 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
New Castle Country Club, 511 Country Club Drive
New Castle, PA 16105 United States
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$35

You are cordially invited to attend an 80th Anniversary Dinner at the New Castle Country Club on November 17, 2018 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon (4PM - 6PM) to celebrate the mission of the Lawrence County Historical Society. This dinner will honor the New Castle Rotary Club for their endeavor in the formation of the LCHS in November 1938. With your support, you can help the Lawrence County Historical Society and the community to fulfill our mission. The LCHS was chartered in…

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December 2018

Open House with SANTA 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 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 the mansion included. FREE TOURS of our mansion that is beautifully decorated in a Victorian Christmas style FREE REFRESHMENTS FREE TREAT BAGS from Santa for the children FREE PHOTO: children can get a photo with Santa by our photographer FREE and OPEN to the public (young and young at heart)

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Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party 2018

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum at the Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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ONLY Thirty dollars per person

Mistletoe Magic. 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 drawing room by Loren DiGiorgi Join in our annual sing-a-long led by Ed Petrus Guests can wander about the Museum Do you really need more reasons to attend? Join…

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January 2019

Annual Members Meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building), 408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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FREE- Open to the Public

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING The Annual Members Meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society will be held on January 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Medure Annex Building, 408 S. Jefferson St. All members are encouraged to attend in order to vote for the re-election/election of the Board Members. Here is the Election Slate for re-election/election of the Board Members: Roseann Fulena Jack Gill George Orr Bob Razzano Dave Updegraff Mike Kalpich Martha Constant David Dean Aaron Cowan…

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