Minersville Area Historical Society - Pennsylvania

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 Celebrating our 10th Anniversary this year!

SEE US AT: 2016 History Fair at Fairlane Village Mall from 10 AM to 3 PM on Saturday Feb 13th!


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 to help out! 



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.


It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the loss of our dear friend and member, Ian Palmer. Ian served our Society as President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer over the years. Ian worked diligently to gain the non-profit status for the Society. He will be greatly missed.


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!