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Membership – Individual

This membership level includes Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Quarterly newsletter Free admission to Historic Hanna's Town Free use of the research library and discount on photocopies 10% discount on purchases in WCHS office and Hanna's Town Museum Shop Discounts on program fees Invitations to Historical Society events

$50.00

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Membership – Family

All members receive Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Quarterly newsletter For all living in the household Free admission to Historic Hanna's Town Free use of the research library and discount on photocopies 10% discount on purchases in WCHS office and Hanna's Town Museum Shop Discounts on program fees Invitations...

$80.00

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Rattlesnake Flag

This durable, nylon 3 x 5 foot flag is perfect for indoor or outdoor use and is the official flag of Westmoreland County, so designated during the county's bicentennial year in 1973. The original rattlesnake flag was made for Proctor's Militia, formed at Hanna's Town in 1775. The snake in...

$75.00

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A CAPTIVES TALE: Story of Elizabeth Brownlee Guthrie

This 15-page report of Anna L. Warren and The Westmoreland County Historical Society Research Committee was written in 1977 and reprinted in 2002. It recounts the true story of a young frontier wife and mother who, after witnessing the killing of her husband and young son in July of 1782 by...

$5.00

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Westmoreland in the Revolution

This 58-page set contains all 3 volumes of a research project of the Westmoreland County Historical Society completed in 1985. It contains eyewitness accounts by those who served. Much of the information is derived from applications filed with the Bureau of Pension in the years that followed the American Revolution....

$9.95

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Membership – Student

Students currently enrolled in K-12, college, or graduate school are entitled to a student membership. Benefits include ... Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Quarterly newsletter Free admission to Historic Hanna's Town Free use of the research library and discount on photocopies 10% discount on purchases in WCHS office and Hanna's Town Museum...

$20.00

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Reproduction 18th century pewter buttons

The 1/2-inch buttons are shown on a photo of the soapstone button mold fragment that was excavated at Hanna's Town.  A reproduction mold was created, using the original dimensions and extrapolating the concentric lines to recreate the buttons.  Lead-free pewter was used in the re-creation.  Ensign Tom Klingensmith of the...

$10.00

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Reproduction 18th century pewter buttons

The one-inch buttons are shown on a photo of the soapstone button mold fragment that was excavated at Hanna's Town.  A reproduction mold was created, using the original dimensions and extrapolating the concentric lines to recreate the buttons.  Lead-free pewter was used in the re-creation.  Ensign Tom Klingensmith of the...

$15.00

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Membership – Contributor

This membership level includes... Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Quarterly newsletter All living in household receive: Free admission to Historic Hanna's Town Free use of the research library and discount on photocopies 10% discount on purchases in WCHS office and Hanna's Town Museum Shop Discounts on program fees Invitations...

$125.00

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Hannastown

A 14 page bound paper written by Ed Hahn was a project of the Westmoreland County Historical Society. This is a study of the founding of Hanna's Town, the first county seat of Westmoreland County and the first one organized west of the Alleghenies. The community lasted some fourteen years...

$5.00

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Membership – Sustaining

This membership level includes... Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Quarterly newsletter For all living in Household: Free admission to Historic Hanna's Town Free use of the research library and discount on photocopies 10% discount on purchases in WCHS office and Hanna's Town Museum Shop Discounts on program fees Invitations...

$100.00

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Woman on Fire

A new book based on the life of Elizabeth Guthrie Brownlee Guthrie.   Elizabeth Guthrie comes to America from Ireland in 1771 with her parents, an older brother, and younger siblings.   Through the Seneca Indians' and British Loyalists' raid and burning of Hanna's Town in 1782, the capture of Elizabeth, her...

$12.99

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The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

A 23-page report-bound copy of three articles from the Westmoreland History magazine that includes these titles:  "The Spanish Lady Visits Westmoreland County," "The Spanish Lady Has Arrived - October 1918 in Westmoreland and Surrrounding Counties," and "The Spanish Lady Departs: November 1918-March 1919."   Author Thomas Soltis, Ph.D. has provided this...

$10.00

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Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Coal Region

The story of the southwestern Pennsylvania coal region is told in this 16 chapter book that features 163 paired photos showing a coal-related site in the past and in the present.  The author Marion M. Piccolomini was born and raised in southwestern Pennsylvania and designed this book around past and...

$23.99

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Westmoreland History Magazine – Spring 2022

Spring 2022 issue of our popular Westmoreland History magazine. Westmoreland History is a popularly styled magazine of Westmoreland County's history, published three times a year by the Westmoreland Historical Society. Articles feature all aspects of Westmoreland County history, from pre-European settlement through the 20th century.  Articles are well researched, but...

$4.00

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The Battle of Bushy Run SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT This 1963 reprint of C. M. Bombergers monograph first published in 1920 is a highly detailed and thoroughly-researched account of the Battle of Bushy Run of the French and Indian War in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The author stresses the importance of this pivotal time in early colonial days...

$12.00

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