Welcome to the Centre County Historical Society!

Welcome to the

Centre County Historical Society!

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 >>

Centre County Explorers Day

Sunday, June 4, 2:00 – 5:00p.m.

Join us as we kick of the summer with a newly updated and designed Centre County Explorers Passport booklet to get you started on your journey of Centre County historic and cultural sites! Learn More >>

CCC Legacy Day

Sunday, July 30, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Join us at Poe Valley State Park for a day of sharing and learning about some of the CCC “boys” in Centre County who enrolled in the program to support themselves and family during The Great Depression. Learn More >>

Upcoming Events & Programs