Union County Historical Society

Welcome to the Union County Historical Society!



"Exploring Union County's Past to Inform the Present and Future"

For over a hundred years, the Union County Historical Society has gathered, recorded, and shared this county’s rich past. The oral histories, honored memories, and treasured heirlooms in our archives and collections capture and chronicle the essence of time and place.

Explore newspapers, publications, property histories, and genealogies. Join us and discover how your place in time links with ours. This is where your personal journey begins.

What's New?

School Bells Return!

from l to r: Craig Derk, Lois Davis, Carol Davis

Two Union County school bells, made in Northumberland, were returned to Union County, thanks to the efforts of Craig Derk of Winfield and Carol Davis of Florida, descendants of the bells' collector.