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?

Genealogy Conference

Attention genealogists and family historians! The Centre County Genealogy Society will host the Family History Conference in State College, PA on 19 May. Check the Calendar of Events for more information!

Book Signing

Architect and author Chris Macneal will talk about The Shape of Time in Buffalo Valley: Farmsteads and Barns of Union County, Pennsylvania. Join Chris at the Public Library for Union County on Saturday,  April 28 at 10:30 a.m. for this presentation and book signing.

Attention Union County Junior Archaeologists! (ages 9-14)

"Fragile Trust" by Robert Griffing

Who lived in your backyard thousands of years ago? What did they do here? Did they leave anything behind? 

Join local archaeologists and artifact collectors to learn how they select search sites, document excavation areas, and carefully unearth artifacts. Come discover evidence of those past lives!

When: Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Where: The Dale-Engle-Walker Farm, Strawbridge Road, Lewisburg

Fee: $10 (Space is limited to twenty participants. Registration is required. Fee includes tool kit and boxed lunch.)

Call 524-8666 for more information.

Town & Gown Collaboration