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

Centre County Explorers Passport program will kick off for the summer season at the Mansion with an open house, light refreshments, Passport partners and demonstrations featuring Jackie’s Joinery Tool Exhibition of 19th century building tools and more!  Learn More >>

CCC Legacy Day at Poe Valley State Park

Join us 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. The program will take place at Poe Valley State Park. Learn More >>

Upcoming Events & Programs