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

Traveling Shoes: Looking at African American Migration

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

The migration saw the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to parts of the North, Midwest and West. The year 1910, when 7 million of the 8 million African Americans lived below the cotton curtain. African Americans sought to build a new place for themselves, to take control of their […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Crime Exhibit

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

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime" every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as well as the current crime […]

$5

Crime Exhibit

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

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime" every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as well as the current crime […]

$5

Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

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

SPECIAL INTERN LECTURE ON THE TORSO/SWAMP MURDERS AND THE BLACK HAND. TODAY @ 1 pm Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime" every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at […]

$5

Crime Exhibit

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

Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime" every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at the society, focuses on three different groupings of crimes as well as the current crime […]

$5

Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

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

FINAL DAY. SPECIAL INTERN LECTURE ON IRENE SCHROEDER AND CURRENT CRIME STATISTICS. TODAY @ 1 pm. Lawrence County has been home of many notorious crimes, especially unsolved ones. Join us for our new exhibit, Crime" every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from August 22 through September 2. This exhibit, put together by a group of interns at […]

$5

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

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

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution (Women’s right to vote)

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

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

Black Suffragists – the Untold Story (virtual)

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

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