Research and Explore Centre County History
Class field trips/group visits/home-school visits can be scheduled by calling 814-234-4779. Visits to Boogersburg are scheduled for late April – Mid June or in September.
Below you will find resources to help you and your students better understand the role of Centre Furnace in iron making and the formation of Centre County and Penn State. Use the menu on the right to find additional information.
Centre County History
Centre Furnace & Centre Furnace Mansion
Centre County School Districts – Iron Histories – to be added soon
Iron Furnace Workers – to be added soon
- Why was Centre Furnace important?
- How is your life different or the same as the Thompson family (the family who lived here in the 1800’s)?
- What is the Penn State connection to Centre Furnace?
Boogersburg One Room School
Boogersburg School is open to the public each August or September for an annual back-to-school Open House. The historic structure is also available for group tours by appointment. If you are interested in scheduling a group tour of the Boogersburg School, or have questions about the programming and volunteer opportunities currently being offered, please contact the CCHS office at (814) 234-4779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.