Central Pennsylvania Stories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: May 2, 2022CONTACT: Mary SorensenEMAIL: msorensen@centrefurnace.orgPH: (814) 234-4779 CCHS ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF: Central Pennsylvania Stories by Ralph Seeley State College, PA – Central Pennsylvania Stories, a new anthology of 41 historical articles by local historian Ralph Seeley, has just arrived at Centre Furnace Mansion and is now available to the public. […]

27th Annual Centre Furnace Mansion Plant Celebration

State College, PA – The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to invite the public to its 27th Annual Plant Celebration sale on Saturday, Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College. Those attending are encouraged to bring their plant and garden questions as […]

Those Who Came Before: The Archaeology of Centre County’s Native Americans

Those Who Came Before – The Archaeology of Centre County’s Native Americans, explored the rich history of the people who lived in Central Pennsylvania for thousands of years before Euro Americans arrived.  This exhibit was presented in 2011 by the Centre County Historical Society, the Bald Eagle Archaeological Society, and the Matson Museum of Anthropology […]

Her Stories

Documenting the Role of Women in Local History – The Her Stories project began in 2000 when the State College Branch of AAUW provided funding for research to learn more about the role of women in the development of Centre County.

Centre County Encyclopedia of History and Culture

State College, PA – The Centre County Historical Society has launched the Centre County Encyclopedia of History & Culture (centrehistory.org/encyclopedia). The online encyclopedia provides an authoritative look at the county’s past. The more than 100 initial entries present the county’s history and culture, in all its variety, through topics and themes. The encyclopedia is an […]