Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


Dining With Friends

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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…

Mindfulness Meditation

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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…

Discover Your NEPA Roots

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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…

Jeff May

Volunteer Recognition Reception

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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…

162nd Annual Membership Meeting

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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…

Denison HOuse

Nathan Denison House Opening Day

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

142nd Commemoration of the Battle and Massacre at Wyoming

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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…