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 […]

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 […]

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 […]