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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Mercer County Historical Society

Mercer County Historical Society
Civil War Gallery, photo property of MCHS

About the Mercer County Historical Society

The Mercer County Historical Society is the offical historical organization for Mercer County. Our headquarters, located in the borough of Mercer, includes a genealogical and research library, and numerous galleries and displays. Other facilities, primarily located in Mercer, include the Helen Black Miller Memorial Chapel, the Tommy McClain Print Shop, the Caldwell One-Room School, a Rural Life Museum, and the Raisch

Programs and Services

Monthly Civil War Roundtable


The Mercer County Historical Society has an ongoing Civil War Display, featuring histories of individuals and units from the county. Although no battles were fought in our area, about 2500 Mercer County men served in the Civil War, and our display honors them. Relics brought back from the war are featured. We also have a collection of transcribed Civil War letters and diaries, and GAR memorabilia.

Events Calendar

Want to learn more about The Civil War? Find an event near you.

Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.