Peg Grigalonis

Vice President

Frank Senglar


Peg Coombe


Paul Coombe

Financial Secretary

Anne Evans



Genealogical Information

The newspaper digitization project was completed in 2013. We now have fifty years of the Record American available on four computers in the research room of the historical society.


We have been busy digitizing cemetery records, directories, maps, photos and more.


Please e-mail us on the CONTACT page to let us know what your are looking for. We'll help if we can.



The Mahanoy Area Historical Society is located on the first floor of the Rhoades Center at 1-7 West Center Street in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania.










Research Room






About the Mahanoy Area Historical Society


Mahanoy City, situated at the intersection of Route 339 and Route 54, is a gateway into the region from the east and from the north via Route 81. This community has a great sense of pride and volunteer support. Mahanoy City will enhance its downtown and promote its sense of community and low-cost of living. It will be a clean, green and safe community and create a place where people want to live and work.


The Mahanoy Area Historical Society is seeking new members. Please consider joining our society. Even if you can't be an active member, your membership dues help our society to do a more effective job in preserving our history and enhancing our community. Our Society is dedicated to serve not simply Mahanoy City, but the entire area encompassed by the Mahanoy Area High School District. This would include Mahanoy Township, Gilberton, Maizeville, St. Nicholas, Wiggans, Delano, Barnesville, Park Place, and so forth. If your interests lie in any of these communities, please join us so we can work together.


Revised By-Laws of the Mahanoy Area Historical Society


Download a Membership Form


Membership Form




Membership is open to anyone interested in preserving the history of the Mahanoy Area.


Current members will receive dues renewal forms and a membership card in early December for the following year.


Dues are payable by January 1st of each year.


Dues for membership in the Mahanoy Area Historical Society are as follows:



Family - $15.00

Individual - $10.00







Pay Dues - Donate


During the months of December - January you can pay your membership dues here. If you choose to also add a donation, your dues will be deducted from that amount.


The Historical Society appreciates your generosity. Your donation will help us to preserve the history of the Mahanoy area. To donate please send a check to:


Mahanoy Area Historical Society

P.O. Box 127

Mahanoy City, PA 17948








Take a Tour



Click on the images below to take a tour of the Mahanoy Area Historical Society room