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  • President: Edward X. Petrus (Building and Grounds Committee)
  • 1st Vice President: Rose Ann Fulena (Finance/Budget Committee)
  • 2nd Vice President: Anna Mary Mooney (Membership Committee)
  • Secretary: Jack Gill
  • Treasurer: David Updegraff


  • Heather Armstrong
  • Dr. Aaron Cowan – Historic Sites
  • Lori Daytner – Archives Committee
  • David Dean III, MSW
  • Betty DiRisio
  • Sylvia Ewen
  • Rose Ann Fulena
  • Stephanie Fulena – Newsletter Editor, Program Committee (Education)
  • Jack Gill
  • Terry Haaland
  • Andrew Henley, MLIS
  • Perry Jones, JD
  • Anna Mary Mooney – Financial Secretary, Retired Administrator, Membership Committee
  • Denise Palkovich – Sports Hall of Fame
  • Dr. Jessica Patton
  • Edward X. Petrus
  • Lorraine Petrus – Program Committee (Social)
  • George Stefanis
  • David Updegraff
  • Dr. Robert Waddington
  • David Ward
  • Thomas Weller



The Board pledges to have our archives available to our members and the community, and to continue to care for the properties that have been trusted to us. Please be assured that we will continue to be of assistance to you as both a REPOSITORY for your treasures that have a bearing on the History of Lawrence County and as a RESOURCE of historical information concerning our area and the many individuals and families who have had an impact on New Castle and Lawrence County.


  • Joseph Clavelli – Director Emeritus
  • Lindy Lauro – Director Emerita
  • Amen Hassen – Director Emeritus (deceased)
  • Arthur Zarone – Director Emeritus (deceased)

Want To Become A Member Of The Lawrence County Historical Society?

Membership includes

  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Free tours of the museum
  • Announcements of upcoming events
  • Facility rental at reduced rates
  • Membership card is mailed as acknowledgement
  • Membership contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law

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