Westmoreland History

Westmoreland County Medal of Honor Recipients

On this Memorial Day weekend, we honor the deceased who have influenced our life, especially those who served in the military.The Medal of Honor is the highest and most prestigious military award in the United States. Since beginning in 1863 during the Civil War, thousands of military service members have been...

“With Our Lives and Fortunes” The Hanna’s Town Resolves

Discover the history of the Hanna's Town Resolves, a document written by the citizens of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, in response to the battles of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War. During the American Revolution, patriots in support of independence believed they were fighting for freedom from the tyranny...

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Welcome to the Westmoreland History Blog! We are happy to bring you more historical content on this new platform. Visit the Westmoreland History Blog to discover... What is new at the Westmoreland Historical Society and Historic Hanna's Town Stories from history related to Westmoreland County, particularly through our collections and...