Celebrating Westmoreland 250!

Westmoreland County was founded in 1773 and we are celebrating 250 years of Westmoreland County History all throughout 2023. 

You'll find all kinds of events on our Community Calendar.  Scroll down the page to see our event listings. And you're welcome to add your organization's events as well.

All Westmoreland County residents and visitors are invited to order a FREE copy of this Westmoreland 250 Commemorative Booklet, featuring the Westmoreland Heritage Partners, a group of the county's historic and cultural organizations.


25.0% Off NEW WHS Membership

Westmoreland Historical Society 809 Forbes Trail Rd, Greensburg, PA

To kick-off the 250th celebrations we are offering 25.0% Discount to NEW WHS Members! Annual membership benefits include: Free subscription to Westmoreland History magazine Newsletter Free […]

Westmoreland Museum Shop January Sales – 25.0 Off

Westmoreland Historical Society 809 Forbes Trail Rd, Greensburg, PA

In collaboration with the 250th celebrations we are offering 25.0% Off the Museum Shop merchandise during the month of January. The Westmoreland Museum Shop offers seasonal […]

Art on Tap 2.0: Pub Trivia

Westmoreland Museum of American Art 221 N Main St., Greensburg

Do you have game? Text your skills with multiple rounds of pub trivia at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art to win bragging rights and prizes! […]

$12 – $15

Happy Birthday Westmoreland! Trivia Night

Did you know that Westmoreland County was founded on February 26th, 1773? Join us for a night of trivia in celebration of Westmoreland County's 250th anniversary […]

Party At The Palace

The Palace Theatre 21 W Otterman Street, Greensburg

Help us celebrate Westmoreland County’s 250th Birthday at the crown jewel of Westmoreland County: The Palace Theatre. Our signature fundraising event directly supports Westmoreland Cultural Trust’s […]

$75 – $150

The Frontier Forts of Western Pennsylvania 1758-1795

Fells Church 800 Fellsburg Road, Rostraver Twp, PA

This presentation will be one of three in our 250th Westmoreland County anniversary series being held at the Rostraver Township Historical Society this year. In this […]

Creating a Monarch Waystation


Love butterflies? So do we! But butterflies, including the iconic monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), and other pollinators are in decline. Join Penguin Court, a private preserve […]


Shadows of the Past A Hike Through Forgotten Industrial History

Flinn Reserve, Boxcartown Road, Murrysville 2201 Boxcartown Rd, Murrysville

Park at the Flinn Reserve on Boxcartown Road and follow our guide into the not-so-distant past. Check out the history of those riches anticipated by William […]


John Burns Citizen Soldier at Gettysburg

Fells Church 800 Fellsburg Road, Rostraver Twp, PA

A look at 69-year-old John Burns, a veteran of the War of 1812. July 1, 1863, John Burns would pick up his old 1812 musket and […]