Envisioning the Future: Creative Approaches to Transportation Corridors 

Presentation by Dan Marriott, PhD., Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Penn State   Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. At Centre LifeLink EMS, 125 Puddintown Road, State College, PA “The builders of tomorrow’s roads must be practical dreamers.”  -Victoria Faber Stevenson, American Highways, 1919  The Centre County Historical Society is hosting a forum for community […]

Ring the Bell!

BOOGERSBURG SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, September 11, 1:00—4:00 p.m. State College, PA – The school bell will be ringing at the historic Boogersburg One-Room School on Sunday, September 11, 2022 starting at 1:00 p.m. to welcome children of all ages back to school!  Come any time in the afternoon from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., enjoy […]

Memories at the Gamble Mill: A Historic Landmark in Bellefonte, Pa.

Book Signing and Tours by Matt Maris Wednesday, August 17, 2022, @ The Gamble Mill, Bellefonte Tours at 5:00, 5:45 or 6:30 p.m. start in The Speakeasy, RSVP Required, Tour space limited RSVP for one of the tour times at CentreHistory.org or call 814-234-4779 Bellefonte, Pa.  – Join the Centre County Historical Society on Wednesday, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Centre County Encyclopedia of History & Culture Receives Award

The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has received a PA Museums Institutional Award of Merit in their Special Achievement Awards program for the Centre County Encyclopedia of History & Culture. Congratulations to Co-editors Lee Stout and Ford Risley, Encyclopedia contributors and all who have made this project happen! Read More

Centre County Historical Society Receives Old Iron Kettle

State College, PA – The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the State College Area High School Alumni Association (SCAHSAA) has donated the legendary “Old Iron Kettle.” The Kettle was the coveted trophy from the intense Bellefonte-State College football rivalry from 1941 to 1972, and it now graces the Hearth Room in […]