The Northumberland County Historical Society

has reopened and resumed its normal

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. schedule.

We are requesting that those who plan to visit our genealogical research library set an appointment to ensure their safety and adequate accommodation.  Requests must be made via email to [email protected]  Please type APPOINTMENT REQUEST in the subject line and list the research dates wanted. We will require masks and will follow 6' social distancing guidelines set by the Department of Health.  Hand sanitizer will be available for your convenience.  

Library and Museum Hours: 

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday


 The Library is open until 8:00 p.m.

the first Wednesday of the month

March through December


Friday, December 17th

Last day the library and museum are open before the annual winter closing. We’ll reopen on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022. 

Visit the site of Fort Augusta

see its two original remaining features

the well and the powder magazine


Check out the scale model of the fort from the observation deck


Explore the museum and the

genealogical research library

See our photo gallery under Events.

NCHS Calendar of Events

NCHS Calendar of Events Keep up to date with all of our planned events.

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Genealogical Library

Genealogical Library Charlotte Darrah Walter library offers old newspapers and tax records on dvd and scores of genealogical reference books.

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Fort Augusta & Hunter House

Hunter House Pennsylvania's stronghold in the upper Susquehanna Valley from the French and Indian War to the close of the American Revolution

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Explore our collections!

Explore our collections! March through December Mon., Wed. and Fri. 1 to 4 PM

Group tours by appt.

Call 570-286-4083

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