Welcome to the Centre County Historical Society!

Welcome to the

Centre County Historical Society!

Stocking Stuffer Magical Holiday Market

Ring in the holiday season with a treasured local tradition that showcases the Centre Furnace Mansion beautifully decorated for the holiday season! Over 50 talented regional fine artists, antique dealers, crafters and dedicated Historical Society volunteers work year-round planning and preparing for this festive event. Learn More >>

The Centre Furnace Mansion

The Centre Furnace Mansion serves as headquarters for the Centre County Historical Society. The Mansion, the ironmaster’s residence for Centre Furnace, has been restored and is furnished to reflect the period of residency of ironmaster Moses Thompson and his family. Learn More >>

The Boogersburg School

On May 1, 1877, Moses Thompson, the ironmaster and owner of Centre Furnace, deeded property along what is now Fox Hill Road for the Boogersburg School. For the next 75 years, the Boogersburg School served first through eighth grade youth. Learn More >>


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