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September 2019

Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4th Street and Susquehanna Ave, 4th Street and Susquehanna Ave
Wyoming, PA 18644 United States
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$7 – $10

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 group through the battlefield and talk about the tactics, troops and equipment of the Americans, Tories and the Native Americans, as well as discussing (with…

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Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4th Street and Susquehanna Ave, 4th Street and Susquehanna Ave
Wyoming, PA 18644 United States
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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 group through the battlefield and talk about the tactics, troops and equipment of the Americans, Tories and the Native Americans, as well as discussing (with…

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Mindfullness Meditation #4

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LCHS Museum, Rear 69 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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Free

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that, in cooperation with Jennifer Ciarimboli, it is extending the monthly mindfulness meditation sessions at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, for another three months. The first session of the fall series will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, with sessions to follow on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, and Wednesday, November 20, 2019. All sessions will begin at 6:30 pm and are free to all participants. Brig your Yoga mat…

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Needwork Sampler Talk

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704 United States
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The Luzerne County Historical Society (LCHS) announces a talk on needlework samplers by Executive Director Aimee E. Newell, Ph.D. (author of A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging Women in Antebellum America) on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Denison House Visitor Center, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. The Denison House is open for tours on Sundays through September 29, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the house tour and the talk is…

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Swetland Homestead Tours

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644 United States
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The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that the historic 1803 Swetland Homestead, at 885 Wyoming Avenue in Wyoming, will be open for guided tours on Sunday September 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free for LCHS members, $5 for nonmember adults and $3 for nonmember children. Reservations are accepted but are not required. The earliest part of the Swetland Homestead was built in 1803. The additions made to it during the early 1800s as the Swetland family…

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October 2019

History of Brewing in Luzerne County

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LCHS Museum, Rear 69 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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In celebration of Octoberfest, the Luzerne County Historical Society will offer a lecture and slideshow entitled, “The History of Brewing in Luzerne County” on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre. The lecture will be presented by LCHS Director of Operations and Programs Mark J. Riccetti, Jr. Riccetti will discuss the many breweries that dotted the Wyoming Valley during the 1800s and 1900s, the impact of Prohibition on them, their…

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Mindfulness Meditation #5

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LCHS Museum, Rear 69 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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Free

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that, in cooperation with Jennifer Ciarimboli, it is extending the monthly mindfulness meditation sessions at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, for another three months. The first session of the fall series will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, with sessions to follow on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, and Wednesday, November 20, 2019. All sessions will begin at 6:30 pm and are free to all participants. Brig your Yoga mat…

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November 2019

Gallery Talk – Battle of Wyoming at 240

November 14 @ 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 will offer a gallery talk about its exhibition, “The Battle of Wyoming at 240: Revolution on the Homefront” on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. The exhibition draws on paintings, prints, letters, artifacts recovered from the Battle site and survivor accounts in their own harrowing words. These items combine to give a layered picture of the 45-minute battle that changed the Valley for the next thirty years. Join us as we tour the exhibition,…

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Mindfulness Mediation #6

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LCHS Museum, Rear 69 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 United States
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Free

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces that, in cooperation with Jennifer Ciarimboli, it is extending the monthly mindfulness meditation sessions at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, for another three months. The first session of the fall series will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, with sessions to follow on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, and Wednesday, November 20, 2019. All sessions will begin at 6:30 pm and are free to all participants. Brig your Yoga mat…

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