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September 3, 2013

Newcastle Historical Society hosts September talks

September 3, 2013

NEW — 9:45 a.m. Sept. 3, 2013

Newcastle residents can learn more about the city’s past, with a free series of September presentations hosted by the Newcastle Historical Society at the Newcastle Library.

The historical group will present three programs that will give residents insight into the city’s former coal production, the people that made up what was once the second largest town in the state and the story of the Newcastle Historic Cemetery.

All free presentations begin at 7 p.m. at the Newcastle Library, 12901 Newcastle Way.

“People do have a genuine interest in this community and some of its past,” said Russ Segner, president of the Newcastle Historical Society.

The first seminar is a Sept. 5 discussion, “The Coal Mines of Newcastle,” led by Segner. Read more