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March 2020

Dining With Friends

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Le Manhattan Bistro, 268 South Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, 18701 United States
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The Luzerne County Historical Society announces the next date in their “Dining with Friends” program. Join Society members and supporters on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Le Manhattan Bistro, 268 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre. The restaurant will generously donate 10% of its proceeds that night to the Historical Society. LCHS members and the general public are encouraged to “dine with friends” at Le Manhattan Bistro that night. There will be one large "Common Table" for anyone that wishes to sit…

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Mindfulness Meditation

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LCHS Museum, Rear 69 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that, in cooperation with Jennifer Ciarimboli, its next monthly mindfulness meditation session at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, will take place on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Meditation is free and open to all participants. March's Theme will be Working with Difficulty. Bring your Yoga mat or cushion and join in! Insight meditation focuses on formal mindfulness practices from the teachings of the Buddha and focuses on three…

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April 2020

Discover Your NEPA Roots

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
NEPA Geneological Society, 71 North Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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Join The Osterhout Library, Luzerne County Historical Society, and Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society as they host this event that will feature family history research tips and a chance to see the resources that all of these groups have that can assist you in your search for your ancestors. The information provided will emphasize researching ancestors who lived in Northeast Pennsylvania. It will take place Saturday April 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch will be provided by Wegmans.…

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Volunteer Recognition Reception

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704 United States
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Jeff May

The week of April 19-25 is designated as a national week for the recognition of volunteers. Thousands of volunteers throughout the country keep organizations running and provide services and support that would otherwise not be available. The Luzerne County Historical Society is proud of our cadre of 50+ dedicated volunteers. They are the very lifeblood of our organization. They allow us to open the Nathan Denison House and Swetland Homestead for tours and special programs; they work at the Bishop…

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162nd Annual Membership Meeting

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644 United States
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The 162nd Annual Meeting of the Luzerne County Historical Society will be held on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 on the grounds of the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming. All members is good standing are invited to come and participate by voting on items of business and election of officers. Friends and others are welcome but will not be able to take part in the business meeting. This year’s theme is : A Salute to Suffragettes, recognizing the 100th anniversary of…

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May 2020

Nathan Denison House Opening Day

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704 United States
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Denison HOuse

The Luzerne County Historical Society’s Nathan Denison House (one of the oldest houses in the Wyoming Valley) opens for the season on Sunday, May 24, 2020, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 35 Denison Street in Forty Fort, PA. The house will be open for tours on Sundays through September 27, 2020, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free for LCHS members; $5 for non-member adults and $3 for non-member children. Tours are provided by volunteers from the Denison…

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July 2020

142nd Commemoration of the Battle and Massacre at Wyoming

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wyoming Monument Wyoming, PA 18644 United States + Google Map

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, the Luzerne County Historical Society will be attending the 142nd Commemoration of the Battle and Massacre at Wyoming, held at the Wyoming Monument at 10am. The Society will be selling books, DVDs and notecards related to the history of the Battle of Wyoming, the monument and local history. The LCHS and the Wyoming Commemorative Association will also have copies of the ceremony’s proceedings from the early 1900s through early 2000s available for sale. Cash, checks…

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