P.O. Box 414, 106 South Main Street, Butler Pennsylvania 16003
724 283-8116 Fax 724 283-2505
The Society dates back to 1927 when a group of residents met to discuss ways to preserve their history. In 1960 the Society was incorporated as a private non-profit entity. In 1991 it was designated the official historical organization of Butler County. The mission of the Society is to collect, preserve and interpret the historical documents and artifacts of the county, for the educational benefit of the public. Through its four museums the Society attempts to keep local history alive. Its o utreach programs try to instill an interest in local history in school children and other groups. At its office the Society maintains a resource library of historical records and documents relating to the county, which can be used by the public f or research.
Other History nearby:
(Hermitage) Avenue of 444 Flags
(Beaver Falls) Beaver Falls Historical Society/Museum
(Mercer) Mercer County Historical Museum
(East Liverpool) Museum of Ceramics
(Niles) National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
(Warren) National Packard Museum
05/24 Coming to The Butler area
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.