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OFFICERS (as of January 2024)

  • President: David Dean III, MSW
  • 1st Vice President: James Haas
  • 2nd Vice President: Kathi Wisniewski
  • Treasurer: David Updegraff
  • Secretary: Jack Gill

BOARD of DIRECTORS (as of January 2024)

  • Heather Armstrong
  • Elizabeth Berkely
  • Lori Daytner
  • Terry Haaland
  • Andrew Henley, MLIS
  • Jonna King
  • Dennis McCurdy, Esq
  • Claudia Manly
  • Audrey Przybylski
  • George Stefanis
  • Dr Stepnanie Toliver
  • Dr Robert Waddington
  • Wesley Yeager
  • Lindy Lauro, Emerita
  • Anna Mary Mooney, Emerita


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.


  • Administrator: TBD
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Claudia Manly


  • Anna Mary Mooney – Director Emerita
  • Lindy Lauro – Director Emerita
  • Joseph Clavelli – Director Emeritus
  • Amen Hassen – Director Emeritus (2000-2011)
  • Arthur Zarone – Director Emeritus (2000-2010)

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

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

Become a Member TODAY through our online eSTORE

Want To Be a VOLUNTEER for The Lawrence County Historical Society?

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Learn more about what our volunteers do and how to apply.

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