Please support the Centre County Historical Society during Centre Gives! If every friend of CCHS makes a donation of $25 or more, we could easily raise over $25,000! CentreGives.org.
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.
CCHS is excited to announce a new summer event! Join us Sunday, August 21, from 4-6 p.m. under our historic Sycamore and enjoy music provided by the popular State College group Pure Cane Sugar. Tickets for the event, which is open […]