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166th Annual Dinner: 100 Years of Kirby Park

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$110 – $135
We hope you will join us on Thursday, May 9th at 5:30 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA for the Luzerne County Historical Society’s 166th Annual Dinner. This year’s theme is “100 Years of Kirby Park”.
In 1924, the 106 acre Kirby Park opened. Created by a donation from Fred Kirby, and designed by the famous John Charles Olmsted (and then later Fredrick Law Olmsted Jr, after John’s death), the park has been a staple in the city of Wilkes-Barre for a century. The evening will be hosted by WNEP-TVs Chelsea Strub, and will feature remarks by Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown on the Park’s impact to the city.
Tickets are $110 for LCHS Members and $135 for nonmembers. Cocktails start at 5:30pm, with dinner at 6:45pm and the program beginning at 7:00pm. For more information call 570-823-6244 ext. 3 or email reservations@luzernehistory.org.
Founded in 1858, the Luzerne County Historical Society is Pennsylvania’s oldest county historical society. LCHS preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at the Bishop Library and the Museum in Wilkes-Barre, the Denison House in Forty Fort and the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming. For more information, visit our website, www.luzernehistory.org. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/luzernehistory/.


May 9
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$110 – $135
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Luzerne County Historical Society
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F.M. Kirby Center
71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 United States
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