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News/Events

2018 Lecture Series

Lectures take place on the third Wednesdays in Carnegie Library at 279 Fisk Street in Lawrenceville. Starting time is 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact us at our e-mail address: Foster15201@gmail.com.

May 16, 2018

Presidential Memorabilia
Steve Mihaly will demonstrate with artifacts from his large personal collection the unusual ways presidential candidates have marketed themselves to the public. He will particularly focus on showing items distributed in the Western Pennsylvania region. We’ll have a chance to examine his artifacts after the presentation.

July 18, 2018

The Mayor of Shantytown
Rich Gazarik will give a talk on the life and career of Father James R. Cox. Check out our “notable People” section for a brief biography and audio files. http://lawrencevillehistoricalsociety.com/fr-james-r-cox/

September 19, 2018

Allegheny Cemetery
Lisa Speranza and Nancy Foley have produced a pictorial review of America’s sixth oldest incorporated rural cemetery (1844). Published by Arcadia as part of their Images of America series, this book explores the expanse of this Allegheny County landmark. https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781467117388