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  • 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 […]

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  • 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

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  • 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 […]

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  • Centre County Historical Society Board of Governors Elects New President, Vice President for 2022-23

    DATE: November 29, 2021 The Board of Governors of the Centre County Historical Society has recently elected Roger L. Williams of State College as president and Robert B. Hazelton of Port Matilda as vice president. Williams has served on the CCHS Board since 2017, chairing the membership committee and serving on the development committee. Professionally, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 2020 John H. Ziegler Historic Preservation Awards

    2020 John H. Ziegler Historic Preservation Awards

    Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the John H. Ziegler Historic Preservation Awards of the Centre County Historical Society! Since 1988, through the John H. Ziegler Annual Historic Preservation Awards, CCHS honors members and organizations who have contributed in some way to the preservation of Centre County History. Learn more!

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