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 Passport

the Centre County Explorers Passport is a booklet designed to inspire you to explore the amazing collection of historic and cultural treasures that exist in Centre County. Learn More >>

Boogersburg Open House

Sunday, September 10, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Come any time in the afternoon from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., learn about the school’s history, join in recess games, try your hand at “mental math” and even ring the school bell! You might even meet alumni of Boogersburg or hear stories from others who attended a one room school as a student. Learn More >>

Upcoming Events & Programs