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Lawrence County Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration

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 …

photo of Suffrage Pioneer Pamphilia Hardman Phillips

Suffrage Pioneer Pamphilia Hardman Phillips

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Pamphilia Hardman Phillips was a Lawrence County Suffrage Pioneer. She was born on October 31, 1844 in Petersburg, Ohio to Mr. and Mrs. David Hardman. Her first visit to New Castle was made on one of the old canal boats running between Lowellville and …

photo of mrs william wallace clendenin in red cross uniform

The Red Cross in Lawrence County

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The establishment of the American Red Cross in Lawrence County was due in large measure to the untiring efforts of Mrs. William Wallace Clendenin. When war broke out in Europe in 1914, she organized efforts to collect socks and stockings, to knit other articles …

Women in the Law

“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 …

Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

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 …

Crime Exhibit

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 …

Crime Exhibit with Special Lecture

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 …

Crime Exhibit

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 …

Crime Exhibit

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 …

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