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

Inside the Simple Life – Finding Inspiration Among the Amish (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us July 28, 2022 for a presentation and book signing of "Inside the Simple Life: Finding Inspiration Among the Amish" by Susan Hougleman. Come early and join us for a tour of the Clavelli Mansion prior to the event. See details below. Inside The Simple Life details the lives and culture of the Amish […]

$5

So You Took a DNA Test – Now What? (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us July 01, 2022 for a presentation on using DNA test results to find others related to you. So You Took a DNA Test - Now What? is designed for those genealogy buffs who want to use DNA test results to find others related to them. DNA research can help break down those 'brick […]

$5

Genealogy 101 (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us June 29, 2022 for a presentation on Genealogy. Genealogy 101 presentation is designed for those who wish to begin or are in the early stages of researching their family history. The presentation will provide how and where to find information, manual and/or technology methods for recording family information, and how to collect and […]

$5

Foundations of Lawrence County (2022)

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

The King Beaver Archaeology Group will hear the 1840s origins of Lawrence County, presented by Lawrence County Historical Society president Andrew Henley at 6 pm. Sunday at the society, 408 N. Jefferson St. In 1849, Lawrence County was created from parts of Mercer County to the north and Beaver County to the south. This creation, […]

FREE

Larry Pugh: Black History in America 1620 to Present

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Join us on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm for our FREE program "Larry Pugh: Black History in America 1620 to Present" Most of the 10.5 million slaves who landed in North America came from Central and South America, not from Africa. In fact, about 380,000 slaves came by boat from Africa to North America. […]

FREE - Open to the Public

Annual Members Meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING The Annual Members Meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society will be held on January 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Medure Annex Building, 408 S. Jefferson St. All members are encouraged to attend in order to vote for the re-election/election of the Board Members. Here is the Election […]

FREE- Open to the Public

Uncles At War

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Uncles at War: the Pacific, Panama Canal & the Atlantic Photo of Eldred Gray, 2nd lieutenant in the USA Air Corp “Uncles at War” While doing research on family history, Dr. Nichols discovered information on his uncles that focused not only on their experiences but the details of World War II on three different theaters […]

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

The Huffman Letters: Stories & Book Signing

Lawrence County Historical Society (Medure Building) 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA

Talk and Book Signing - Meet the Author In 1861, sixteen year old William Henry Huffman of Darlington Township, Beaver County, enlisted in the Union Army. As part of the 100th PA regiment (Roundheads) based in Lawrence County, he participated in over 20 battles, including Fredericksburg and Vicksburg. Jay Paisley, author of The Huffman Letters: […]

FREE - Open to the Public