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

Open House with SANTA 2018

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

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Mistletoe Magic – A Victorian Christmas party 2018

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

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 […]

ONLY Thirty dollars per person

Annual Members Meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society

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

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 […]

FREE- Open to the Public

Larry Pugh: Black History in America 1620 to Present

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

Join us on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm for our FREE program "Larry Pugh: Black History in America 1620 to Present" Most of the 10.5 million slaves who landed in North America came from Central and South America, not from Africa. In fact, about 380,000 slaves came by boat from Africa to North America. […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Back in the Day: Growing up in the Fifties

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

Join us March 13 @ 7 pm for a nostalgic evening of the 1950's The Lawrence County Historical Society will present a program on March 13 at 7 p.m. about growing up in the fifties in New Castle. “Back in the Day: Growing up in the Fifties” is the title of Lou Palumbo’s latest book […]

FREE - Open to the Public
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We Can Do It! WWII – Traveling Exhibit

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

Come visit the NEW "We Can Do It! WWII" traveling exhibit which explores Western Pennsylvania’s incredible impact on the home, industrial, and battle fronts during World War II. Beginning March 30 through May 21 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. MARCH 30 (begin) APRIL 2, 4, 6,9 11, 13, 16, […]

FREE for Children. Entry fee for Adults.

Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2019)

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

Want to Advertise? ACT soon - AD SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 16 Cost to submit an ad for the banquet program (subject to change): $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 - […]

$35

Lawrence County Trivia Competition (2019)

Northminster Presbyterian Church 2434 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA

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 9, 2019 at 9 AM. Boxes of questions may be purchased at the […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Lawrence County Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration

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

Please join us at the Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson St., New Castle, on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm when Zenaida Bench will present a program about the history of the Lawrence County Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration and its founder’s , Mother Alexandra’s history. This program is free and open to […]

FREE - Open to the Public

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

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

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