119 South Pitt Street · Mercer, Pennsylvania 16137 · 724-662-3490
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Christmas and Holiday Hours

Christmas and Holiday Hours at the MCHS The Mercer County Historical Society will be closed from Sunday, December 22nd, until Wednesday, January 2nd, for the Christmas Holidays. We will be closing at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 21st, and will reopen at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 2nd, for our normal business hours. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays!The normal business hours for the Mercer County Historical Society are Tuesdays through Fridays, 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM and Saturdays 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. We are closed Sundays, Mondays, and...
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Sons of Union Veterans

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil WarAt 1:30 in the afternoon of Sunday, December 29, 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 (119 South Pitt Street). For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490, email info@mchspa.org, or look to our webpage www.mchspa.org...
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Civil War Roundtable

Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant—Compare and ContrastOn Tuesday, December 10, 2019, the Mercer County Historical Society (119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA) will present a program comparing and contrasting the two generals that led the final campaigns of the American Civil War—Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S, Grant.Jim Carnes will conduct and moderate the program. The doors open about 6:30 P.M. The program starts at 7:00 P.M. and should end sometime around 9:00. Come, enjoy yourself, and learn something new!The Civil War Discussion Group is part of the Mercer County Historical Society’s ongoing efforts to provide programming related to local history. This 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...
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History in the Making

Mercer County Historical Society’s History in the Making Roundtable will present a program the Presidents of the United States—Harry Truman to Gerald Ford: 1945-1977On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, the Mercer County Historical Society (119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA) will look the Presidents of the United States—Harry Truman to Gerald Ford—1945-1977. Truman leads the United States into the Atomic Age and the beginning of the Cold War. A WWII hero, Eisenhower is followed by the youthful charisma of John Kennedy until he is assassinated. LBJ struggles with Vietnam, while Nixon will be forced to resign and Ford provides calm and steady leadership. 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. This 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...
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Ken Burns: The Civil War

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the Mercer County Historical Society (119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA) will present a program on Ken Burns’ multi-part documentary the Civil War celebrating its 26th anniversary. This will include part of the documentary and a discussion of the viewed part of the program.Bill Philson will conduct and moderate the program. The doors open about 6:30 P.M. The program starts at 7:00 P.M. and should end sometime around 9:00. Come, enjoy yourself, and learn something new!The Civil War Discussion Group is part of the Mercer County Historical Society’s ongoing efforts to provide programming related to local history. This 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...
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