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?

Fall Doin's at the DEW!

The Union County Historical Society will sponsor a Fall Festival at the Dale-Engle-Walker House, 1471 Strawbridge Road, Lewisburg, PA, on Sunday, 14 October, from 1-6 p.m. 

This event will feature a pumpkin painting contest and small auction; costume contests for children and adults; potato sack races; an apple bob; and a corn hole tournament, with movie passes, candy, and books as prizes.   

There will also be tours of the DEW House, as well as a quilting demonstration, a blacksmithing demonstration, corn husk doll booth, antique tractors, and a petting zoo. 

Security wristbands will be issued at the gate with payment of the $3 entrance fee for adults. Admission is free for anyone12 years and under. Onsite parking is available.




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.