Events

Exhibit Openings September 2019 

Suffragette, Iverd and Expanded Griswold Exhibits  

The Suffragette Exhibit is in the Ballroom on the Third Floor of the Watson-Curtze Mansion.  It will remain open until August 2020. 

The Iverd Exhibit is on the Third Floor of the Watson-Curtze Mansion.  It will remain open until June 2020. 

The Expanded Griswold Exhibit is in the Kitchen on the First Floor of the Watson-Curtze Mansion.  It will remain open until  June 2020.

The Watson-Curtze Mansion is located at 356 West 6th Street, Erie PA, and is open Thursday-Saturday 11am-5pm. 

 

Spring Tea Party - Postponed

March 15, 2020, 2pm at Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.     $25/person. 

For information or to RSVP, contact Shelby Graml at 814-454-1813 x 32 or at sgraml@eriehistory.org.

 

Civil War Round Table - Postponed

March 17, 2020, 7pm at the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.   

The Irish in the Civil War by Mr. Ted Karle.  Free admission. 

 

Speaker Series-Waldameer and Water World - Postponed

March 18, 2020, at 7pm, at the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street

A History of Waldameer and Water World 

by Brian Gorman, Vice-President of Operations at Waldameer 

This presentation will examine the history of one of our region's oldest and iconic amusement parks from the beginning to today. 

Free to members.  Guests $10.

 

Cocktails and Color - Postponed

March 20 , 2020, from 7pm-9pm, at 5624 Peach Street, Erie.

Paint a Dobbins Landing Sunset with Amanda Leute .  Partial proceeds will go to the ECHS.

Painters age 15+ are welcome to attend.  Must be 21+ to BYOB.

Soda and bottled water will be provided.  All supplies, including aprons, will also be provided.

Large parties of 5 or more should email to guarantee a reserved table at  
info@cocktailsandcolorerie.com.  

 

Civil War Round Table 

April 21, 2020, at 7pm at the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.

African-Americans associated with Erie County in the Civil War by George Deutsch and Brian Graff.

Hundreds of recruits enlisted here in the US Colored Troops.   Discover their stories.  Free admission. 

 

Speaker Series-American Tapestry

April 22, 2020, at 7pm, a the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street

American Tapestry: We tell Ourselves Stories

This presentation consists of many American stories.   How do they combine to create the American narrative binding us together as a nation and as a people? 

by Andrew Roth, PhD., Scholar-In-Residence at the Jefferson Educational Society, President-Emeritus of Notre Dame College in South Euclid, OH, and former Interim-President of St. Bonaventure University.  Prior to that Dr. Roth had a long career at Gannon and Mercyhurst Universities.  

Free to members. Guests $10.

 

Mother's Day Tea

May 10, 2020, at 2pm at  the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.

$30/person.   For reservations, contact Shelby Graml at 814-454-1813 x 32 or sgraml@eriehistory.org. 

 

Making History Gala - Postponed

May 16, 2020, at 7pm, at the new exhibit building (behind the Wood-Morrison House, 338 West 6th Street) on the Hagen History Center campus

Celebrate the historic opening of the new exhibit building and be the first to view  the exhibit of national significance on the first floor.  

For sponsorship information or to receive an invitation, call ECHS at 814-454-1813 x 34. 

 

Opening of the new exhibit building and galleries

May 23-24, 2020, 11am-5pm daily.    Hagen History Center Campus.

Tickets available at the Visitors Entrance at the Carriage House. 

 

Gallery Night-History After Hours

June 19, 2020, 7pm-10pm at the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.

Enjoy live music, cash bar, and light appetizers.  $3 Admission for non-members. 

Call 814-454-1813 x 32 for additional information. 

 

Volunteer Picnic 

July 9, 2020, at 6pm at the Hagen History Center. 

 

Members Annual Meeting 

July 10, 2020, at 6pm at the Hagen History Center.   Members will preview the newly completed Wood-Morrison and

Watson-Curtze exhibit galleries.   

 

Public Opening of the Wood-Morrison and Watson-Curtze Exhibit Galleries. 

July 18-19, 2020, 11am-5pm daily at the Hagen History Center. 

Tickets available at the Visitors Entrance at the Carriage House.   

 

Dan Rice Days

July 31-August 1, 2020, at the Battles Farm, Girard, PA. 

 

League of Women Voters 2020 Centennial Celebration Event 

August 17 2020, gala celebration at the Hagen History Center.   Details at www.lwv.org. 

 

Women Creating a Legacy 

September 8, 2020, at 5pm, at the Hagen History Center, 356 West 6th Street

This women-only fundraising party sponsors exhibits and activities for children.  

For sponsorship information or to receive and invitation, call ECHS at 814-454-1813 x 34. 

 

Gallery Night-History After Hours

September 25, 2020, 7pm-10pm at the Watson-Curtze Mansion, 356 West 6th Street.

Enjoy live music, cash bar, and light appetizers. 

 

 

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