Minersville Area Historical Society - Pennsylvania

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 Celebrating our 10th Anniversary this year!

See our 2016 FREE Programs & Events tab

Thanks to all our Speakers for donating their time and talents

Thanks to all our valued members for your continued support!



 Memorial Day Ceremony 2016 at the

Union Cemetery is cancelled

Restorations are continuing - Ask how you can help!

Call 570-544-9482



2016 Business meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the month 

at 7 PM at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Fourth and Lewis Streets.

Members please attend. Guests are welcome.

We need help with all Committees; please volunteer today! 



Collect all seven of our Historical Commemorative Ornaments!

See our collection of Minersville Area historical ornaments for sale.     They make great gifts as well as remembrances of our hometown and surrounding areas past. Our newest ornament is the First National Bank of Minersville, which has been an iconic building in the center of our town for over 150 years.  Order yours now! Thank you for your support and interest in our local history!

 Go to:    http://minersville.net/Ornaments.html



Write to: Minersville Area Historical Society P.O. Box 577 Minersville, PA. 17954

 The Minersville Area Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to historically serve the community of Minersville, PA.  For questions or to arrange for any donations,  e-mail  Dora  at drshistory@verizon.net           All charitable donations are tax deductible.


Special thanks to Author Vince Genovese for being our April speaker on his book about the Pottsville Maroons. Also thanks to his friend and poet Bill Gaydor for attending and reading "The Mighty Maroons". Vince and his wife Geri reside in Minersville.


The new ornament is in. The First National Bank of Minersville is now available at $18 each. See photo below. (click photo for enlarged image)


Want to keep your history alive?

NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME .  Dues are only $12 a year! 

"HISTORY MATTERS!" Dora Santarelli, Society President

Special thanks to Frank Reed Jr. for sponsoring our web site.


Come join us at:

  • our monthly meetings and learning programs
  • on a walkabout, talkabout the town
  • the Union Cemetery Decoration Day Memorial Ceremony
  • Fairlane Village Mall's Annual History Fair
  • Spirit Day in Minersville

 Ongoing Project: Restoration of the Union Cemetery will continue this spring. Thanks to all who donate and labor in the beautification process!