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Westmoreland County Historical Society

809 Forbes Trail Road
724-836-1800

The Westmoreland County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to acquiring and managing resources related to the history of Westmoreland County and using these resources to encourage a diverse audience to make connectrions to the past, develop an understanding of the present, and provide direction for the future. The main office provides a large research library and a meeting facility for public programming.


Upcoming Events at Westmoreland County Historical Society

Historic House Tour (Virtual)

Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Greensburg, PA
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Antiques and Collectibles Market

Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 from 7:30am to 1:00pm
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Arthur St. Clair Historic Preservation Awards Dinner

Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Rizzo's Malabar Inn
Crabtree, PA
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Jack-O'-Lantern Tours

Friday, Oct 29, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Fall Family Day

Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Jack-O'-Lantern Tours

Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Three Centuries of Christmas

Saturday, Dec 4, 2021
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Three Centuries of Christmas

Three Centuries of Christmas

Saturday, Dec 11, 2021
Historic Hanna's Town
Greensburg, PA
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Three Centuries of Christmas

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Three Centuries of Christmas at Historic Hanna's Town

Discover how American Christmas traditions changed over three centuries on this special holiday tour of Historic Hanna’s Town. Costumed guides lead you through buildings from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries adorned in period-correct…

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Jack-O'-Lantern Tours at Historic Hanna's Town

Have fun with fears and folklore of the 18th century! This special tour of Historic Hanna’s Town looks at the Scots-Irish origins of Halloween and what frightened people in the 18th century. Learn about superstitions of Westmoreland…

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Fall Family Day at Historic Hanna's Town

Join us at Historic Hanna’s Town for a fun celebration of fall and the Halloween season with historic demonstrations and outdoor activities. Members of Proctor’s Militia, I.B.W.C.P., will be camped at Historic Hanna’s Town and…

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Antiques and Collectibles Market at Historic Hanna's Town

Antiques & Collectibles, a community tradition since 1974, provides excellent buying and selling opportunities for lovers of antiques and anyone seeking vintage items. Browse for bargains and support local history preservation. Proceeds from…

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Civil War Encampment and Reenactment at Historic Hanna's Town

Discover the history of the Civil War at an encampment and battle reenactment hosted at Historic Hanna’s Town. Schedule: July 31, 2021 9:30 am and 10:30 am - Telegraph and Signal Flags by Ted Ubaski (General Meade’s Headquarters, side…

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Music of the Civil War Concert at Historic Hanna's Town

Special performance by 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan Guards). Since 1995, this reenacting group from Altoona has brought to life the music of the Civil War. Come hear period music performed on 19th century instruments and learn about the…

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