119 South Pitt Street · Mercer, Pennsylvania 16137 · 724-662-3490
info@mchspa.org

Civil War Roundtable

Mercer County Historical Society will continue its Civil War Roundtable. The 57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers will be this month’s topic. On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Mercer County Historical Society (119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA) will present a program on the 57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers—primarily a local (Mercer County area) unit. This program will be presented by James Carnes. The doors open at 6:30 PM; the program starts at 7:00, and should end around 9:00. Please join us. This event is FREE and open to the public. The Civil War Discussion Group is part of the Mercer County Historical Society’s ongoing efforts to provide programming related to local history. The roundtable meets on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May. Participation in the discussion group is open to the public and is free. The Historical Society’s Headquarters is at 119 South Pitt Street, Mercer. For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490, email info@mchspa.org, or look to our webpage...
read more

History in the Making.

We will be looking at Merrill’s Marauders—the birth of the modern Army Rangers. This month we will be looking at the beginnings of the modern Army Rangers during World War II. The program will be on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, and be presented by David James. The doors open at 6:30 PM; the program starts at 7:00, and should end around 9:00. Please join us. This event is FREE and open to the public. The Modern History/History in the Making Discussion Group is part of the Mercer County Historical Society’s ongoing efforts to provide programming related to local history. The roundtable meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through May. Participation in the discussion group is open to the public and is FREE. The Historical Society’s Headquarters is at 119 South Pitt Street, Mercer. For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490, email info@mchspa.org, or look to our webpage www.mchspa.org...
read more

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

At 1:30 in the afternoon of Sunday, January 27, 2019, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Isaac Eaton Camp 504, will meet in the Social Hall (basement) of the Helen Black Miller Memorial Chapel beside the MCHS headquarters in Mercer, PA. For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490, email info@mchspa.org, or look to our webpage www.mchspa.org .
read more

Annual Christmas Dinner and Concert

Mercer County Historical Society will host its Annual Christmas Dinner and Concert On Saturday, December 8, 2018, the Mercer County Historical Society will be offering its Annual Christmas Concert and Dinner. We will be starting at 5:00 PM in the Library of the Anderson Building of the Mercer County Historical Society (119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA) and moving to the Social Hall (basement) of the Helen Black Miller Memorial Hall for the dinner at about 6:00. At about 7:00 we will proceed upstairs to the sanctuary and listen to the concert and sing “our” Christmas Carols. At about 8:15 we will return downstairs and conclude our evening with a cookie and punch reception Please place your reservations for the meal at the MCHS—stop in or call 724-662-3490. The Open House is free as is the Concert. The meal will be a classic Turkey Christmas Dinner. The cost for the meal is $12.00. Come and enjoy! Please reserve you meals by 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Please stop in and enjoy our Open House and Concert for free—the only cost for the evening is for the...
read more

Holiday Hours

The Mercer County Historical Society will be closed for the Christmas/New Years Holiday. The Society will be closed from Thursday, December 23, through Tuesday January 1. 2019. We will reopen for our scheduled hours on Wednesday January 2. The normal hours of the MCHS are Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490, email info@mchspa.org, or look to our webpage www.mchspa.org...
read more