Hagen History Center will be closed Wednesday December 7th for a staff development day - we will reopen Thursday December 8th 10am-5pm.


Erie Gives

Erie Gives on August 13

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

It’s the day Erie really does give!


Annual Award Nominations

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

Do you know a person or organization who’s been keeping Erie’s history alive and should be recognized for their hard work?

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Construction of the New Exhibit Building Continues

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

Construction of the new 6000 square foot exhibit building on the Thomas B. Hagen History Center campus is well underway.


Results of Marketing Plans from Behrend Students

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

Forty-eight senior marketing students from Penn State Behrend worked for 4 months in teams of 4 or 5 students to draft marketing plans for ECHS.


The Watson-Griswold Connection

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

The Kitchen in the Watson-Curtze Mansion contains a small sampling of the ECHS’s Griswold collection.

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Curtze Circle Members Honor Thomas B. Hagen

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

The Curtze Circle recognizes donors giving over $1,000 annually to ECHS or $500 annually for donors under the age of 40.

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Miss Winifred Watson Mother’s Day Tea

Monday Jun 17th, 2019

This year’s Miss Winifred Watson Mother’s Day Tea was a truly lovely event!

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Our March 2019 Newsletter

Saturday Mar 30th, 2019

Our latest newsletter is out featuring these highlights:

  • Ground breaking for the new exhibit building at the Thomas B. Hagen History Center
  • ECHS opens education center in Wood-Morrison House
  • ECHS displays an exhibit of the local chapter of the American Red Cross
  • ECHS announces spring speaker series

And much more.


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ECHS Opens Education Center in Wood-Morrison House

Friday Mar 29th, 2019

After 10 months of restoration, a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, announced the opening of the ECHS Education Center