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

Lawrence County Trivia Competition (2018)

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. Boxes of questions may be purchased at the Historical Society's GIFT SHOP and in our ONLINE eSTORE. For over 30 years, the Lawrence County Historical Society has provided an opportunity for all […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Women in the Law

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

"Women in the Law" is a presentation by LeeAnn Fulena, Esq, as part of our Women's History Month programs. LeeAnn Fulena, a cum laude graduate of Westminster College, obtained her Juris  Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is a partner at Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP, Pittsburgh. Ms Fulena is the first woman to be […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Road to Rust

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

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (2018)

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

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 […]

$35

History of Local Greek Restaurateurs

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

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Annual Ice Cream Social and Children’s Program

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

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 […]

FREE - Open to the Public

12th Annual Member & Friends Dinner

Cascade Park Dance Pavillon 1928 East Washington Street, New Castle, PA

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 […]

$25

A Constant Pleasure – Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay

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

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. Amy Verone grew up in New Castle and graduated from Neshannock High School in 1974. She majored in History at Washington & Jefferson College and […]

FREE - Open to the Public

80th Anniversary Dinner: 1938-2018

New Castle Country Club 511 Country Club Drive, New Castle, PA

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 […]

$35

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