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Luzerne County Historical Society to Present “Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours” Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, 2019

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that its Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours will run on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, 2019. Join Luzerne County Historical Society Board Member Stephen B. Killian, Esq., for a first-hand account of the disastrous Battle of Wyoming and the massacre that followed. Attorney Killian will lead the…

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Jon Valentine to be Starter and Grand Marshall for Luzerne County Historical Society’s Inaugural Road Rally in the Valley, Wyoming Valley BMW to Sponsor Sunday, August 4, 2019

When the Luzerne County Historical Society presents the inaugural “Road Rally in the Valley” on Sunday, August 4, 2019 the field will be flagged off by legendary local racer Jon Valentine. Valentine of Dallas, PA, is a multi-time champion of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and has competed around the world at locations…

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LCHS Museum Features Artifacts from Nearly Three Centuries of Settled History “Let’s Go Shopping!” Exhibition to Close March 2, 2019; “Battle of Wyoming at 240” Exhibition Ongoing

Looking for something to do this winter? Visit the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, which has a collection of historical artifacts, photographs and documents on view, telling fascinating local stories. The Museum is open four days per week, year-round, at 69 Rear South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  A downtown Wilkes-Barre landmark since its construction…

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Luzerne County Historical Society to Present Radio Play on the Lattimer Massacre As Part of Anthracite Mining Heritage month Thursday January 10, 2019

In connection with the region-wide celebration of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month in January 2019, the Luzerne County Historical Society will present an original radio play on the 1897 Lattimer Massacre, which took place at the Lattimer Mine, near Hazleton, PA.  The program will take place on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the…

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