Protecting Our History for Future Generations
Our mission is to preserve and interpret the history of Forest County for future generations. We do this by collecting and caring for artifacts and documents, exhibiting the collection at our History Center, and offering informative events for all ages.
The Forest County Historical Society, founded in 1977, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations. It is the designated historical organization of Forest County, which collects, protects and interprets the history and artifacts of Forest County, PA for today’s residents and visitors, as well as future generations. Our volunteers are happy to assist you with genealogy and other research. Use our Contact page or call the museum to make an appointment.
The History Center offers a wide variety of exhibits, research and genealogy archives and events to entertain and educate the public. We invite you to come explore Forest County’s rich history, research your family tree, and enjoy our lectures, demonstrations and other family-friendly events.
This organization is run entirely by dedicated volunteers. The History Center operates on the generosity of contributors to the Annual Campaign, museum visitor donations, Store sales, fundraising events and memberships. Please visit our Join/Donate page to make a contribution and/or become a member.