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 Gives
May 8 & 9

Thank you to 142 generous members and friends for contributing a record $26,540! A million thanks to all who supported CCHS during Centre Gives and to Centre Foundation for an incredibly successful campaign! Learn More >>

Plant Celebration May 11th!

We are excited to announce the 29th Annual Plant Celebration Sale, which will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at the Centre Furnace Mansion. This event will feature a wide variety of native and non-native plants from local and regional growers, as well as from the Centre Furnace Mansion gardens. Learn More >>

Upcoming Events & Programs