Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Mindfulness Meditation #1

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society will be offering monthly mindfulness meditation talks in the Luzerne County Museum, 69 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre. The meditation groups will begin meeting on June 19th with classes to follow each successive third Wednesday. All groups will meet at 6:30pm.  Insight meditation focuses on formal mindfulness practices from the teachings…

2019 LCHS Annual Gala

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society will hold its annual gala dinner and silent auction on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Huntsville Golf Club, 1334 Market Street, Dallas. Founded in 1858, the Historical Society preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The gala theme is “Rockin’ & Rollin’ in the Valley,”…

Revolutionary War Medicine

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 2 p.m., the Luzerne County Historical Society will host a talk about Revolutionary-era medicine, its tools and remedies. Join re-enactor Jeff Smith to learn about common ailments of the late 1700s, and how they were treated at the time. Check out the tools and remedies that were used. Tours…

Re-Enactment of the Capitulation of the Battle of Wyoming

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, the Luzerne County Historical Society and the 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment will host a re-enactment of the Capitulation after the Battle of Wyoming at 1:30 and 3 p.m. and an open house from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Society’s Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. Admission is…

Kids Crafts at the Museum #1 – Powder Horn Designs

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a series of kids’ craft programs over the course of this summer at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. On three Thursdays, July 11, July 25 and August 8, at 2:00 pm, children will learn a local history lesson and create a craft that…

Mindfulness Meditation #2

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society will be offering monthly mindfulness meditation talks in the Luzerne County Museum, 69 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre. The meditation groups will begin meeting on June 19th with classes to follow each successive third Wednesday. All groups will meet at 6:30pm.  Insight meditation focuses on formal mindfulness practices from the teachings…

Swetland Homestead Tours

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 select Saturdays during summer 2019. On Saturdays, June 8, July 20 and August 17, tours will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for LCHS members,…

Road Rally in the Valley

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, the Luzerne County Historical Society presents a new event, the inaugural “Road Rally in the Valley”! What’s a road rally? A fun scavenger hunt combined with a road race! It’s a battle of mind and machine! Teams are not racing each other or the clock, but are instead attempting to…

Kids Crafts at the Museum #3 – Native American Beading

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a series of kids’ craft programs over the course of the summer at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. On three Thursdays, July 11, July 25 and August 8, at 2:00 pm, children will learn a local history lesson and create a craft that…

Swetland Homestead Tours

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 select Saturdays during summer 2019. On Saturdays, June 8, July 20 and August 17, tours will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for LCHS members,…