We invite you to learn more about Erie, PA’s rich history by reviewing these pages. But that’s only a starting point...
To truly appreciate Erie’s heritage, visit the museum at the Hagen History Center to see firsthand the many exhibits including Strong Vincent’s sword, Mad Anthony Wayne’s pot and our Griswold collection.Learn More
The Erie County Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving and promoting the study of our region’s history. The region is defined as Erie County, PA, the neighboring counties in northwest Pennsylvania, and the Lake Erie region.
ECHS achieves its mission by providing an active educational program, preparing and promoting a variety of high-quality exhibits based on the extensive object collections, and operating a reference library and archives.Learn More