Legacy Day of the Civilian Conservation Corps: Company 1333, Camp S-63 Poe Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: July 5, 2022 SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022: 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. at Poe Valley State Park Poe Valley State Park, Centre County, PA – The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to partner with the Pennsylvania  Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and William Marcum, local historian and research authority on the Poe Valley CCC Camp, to […]

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.

The Cannon Postcard Collection of Centre County Pennsylvania

In 2001, Elizabeth Cannon of State College donated her collection of 844 picture postcards to the Centre County Historical Society, dating from 1900 to 1965, from all the towns and villages of Centre County. CCHS archives volunteer, Monty Christiansen, spent nearly three years cataloging this collection uncovering fascinating county history disclosed on both sides of […]