119 South Pitt Street · Mercer, Pennsylvania 16137 · 724-662-3490


The Mercer County Historical Society (MCHS) would like to announce its summer hours for all of its sites and galleries:

  1. The Anderson/Magoffin Complex, located at 119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA, 16137, is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 until 4:30 and Saturday from 10:00 until 3:00. This site includes the two galleries—upstairs and downstairs—and the genealogical library of the Anderson Building and the first floor gallery of the Magoffin House. The Helen Black Miller Memorial Chapel and the Tomas McClain Print shop can be viewed by scheduling or visiting the MCHS Headquarters in the Anderson Building and asking for a tour. Note: We will make every effort to insure your visit is acceptable and enjoyable; however, some areas may be closed for renovations and lack of assistance.
  2. The MCHS Rural Life Museum, located on the Munnell Run Farm/Avalon Springs grounds, about a mile north of Mercer Borough on PA Route #58, is open on Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 from Memorial Day until Labor Day—or until bad-cold weather ends the season. Come and explore our rural heritage.
  3. The Beringer/Caldwell One-Room School, located north of Mercer Borough on PA Route #58, at 2159 Mercer Road (about half way between Greenville and Mercer), is open on Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 from Memorial Day until Labor Day. Study how education was presented to the majority of Mercer County’s young prior to 1960.
  4. The Raisch Log Cabin, located at 285 East High Street, Sharpsville, PA, 16150, is open on Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 from Memorial Day until Labor Day. See how people lived when Mercer County was THE American frontier!
  5. The Guyasutha Indian Graveyard is located on the Custaloga Boy Scout Campgrounds near Milledgeville, PA,16134, is open at the discretion of the management of the Boy Scouts of America as it is on their campgrounds. Enjoy a visit into an earlier era of History—an era dominated by Native Americans. Get a sense of their lifeways and their revered dead.

The Historical Society’s headquarters is at 119 South Pitt Street, Mercer. For further information, please call the Historical Society at 724-662-3490.

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