Exhibition Reception: Sunday, June 4 @ 2:00 p.m. Exhibit: March 19 – September 24, 2017 Sun/Wed/Fri. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Join exhibition committee members for a brief program, reception and refreshments and maybe learn a[...]
Centre County Historical Society 2017 Henszey-Pyle Author Series Pennsylvania in Public Memory: Reclaiming the Industrial Past Presented by: Dr. Carolyn Kitch, Temple University “This is a fascinating book that will make a major original contribution to the[...]
Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps: Company 1333 – Camp S-63, Poe Valley The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to partner with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and William Marcum,[...]
Welcome to the Centre County Historical Society! CCHS is the oldest and largest of the county's historical organizations and has celebrated the rich heritage of Centre County for over 100 years. The Centre County Historical Society is headquartered at the Centre Furnace Mansion, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mansion and iron furnace stack represent the beginnings of the area's charcoal iron industry, and the birthplace of the Pennsylvania State University.
Explore our website to learn more about our county's history, our collections, educational programs, events and exhibits and efforts in historic preservation.