The Hermitage Historical Society

The Hermitage Historical Society

Hermitage, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania

*Updated  December 28, 2002

Welcome to the Hermitage Historical Society's web page!

This is a 1947 aerial view of the Hickory High School, now called the

Hermitage Middle School.  Notice the busy Route 18 in front.


Hey, I need some new photographs to put on these pages if you want to donate a scanned photo just email me.  If used we will see that you are credited with the submission.

Tom Darby



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Current Projects

  Our Year 2003 Hermitage Historical Society Calendars are now available. 

Old Homes
Members of this committee are photographing the city's oldest homes as well as researching the families who built the homes.
Members of this committee are involved in locating information about our communities war veterans from the Revolutionary War to the present.
Cemeteries and the new Cemetery Map Page
This group will be recording important information about our cemeteries of which Hermitage has 25.
Committee members are interested in learning more about the canals that passed thru Hermitage and the location of the Locks.
Early Settlers
Many of our earliest settlers still have family members in the community and others that are trying to learn more about their lifestyles and hardships.
Old Photographs
This is committee is constantly on the lookout for old photos of Hermitage. Anyone having photos that they would like to share with us can send an email message.

The Stewart House

This is the new home of the Hermitage Historical Society.

The house is available for tours by appointment only at this time.

If you would like a tour please call

724-346-0419 to make arrangements

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Hermitage is home to The Avenue of Flags


To learn more about the 444 Flags which were raised during the Iran Hostage Crisis 

please check out the AVENUE OF FLAGS 

Located at Hillcrest Memorial Park, East State St., Hermitage, PA. 



 Links to Other Interesting sites

Mercer County Revolutionary War Land Grants

Mercer County Historical Society

Mercer County Genealogical Society

RootsWeb Mercer County Genealogy Page

Hermitage School District

The City of Hermitage






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Contact Information

Street address
5465 E. State Street

Hermitage, Pa. 16148

Electronic mail address

Web address

Office phone


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This page is Copyrighted by the Hermitage Historical Society, Inc.
Last revised: Saturday, December 28, 2002