Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Please note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, event dates and times may be subject to change.

Bishop Library Outside

Denison House Martin Luther King Day Event

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301 WBTC 790 Market St Yard Kingston

“Let’s Take the Trolley! – The Time of the Trolley in the Greater Wilkes-Barre Area.”

The Luzerne County Historical Society will offer an illustrated lecture by members of Anthracite Trolleys, Inc., Project 790 titled: “Let’s Take the Trolley! – The Time of the Trolley in the Greater Wilkes-Barre Area.” The program, by Conrad Baut and Jim Wert, will feature a brief sketch of public urban transportation in the Wyoming Valley…

Scott

161st Annual Meeting

The 161st annual meeting of the Luzerne County Historical Society will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, PA. The program will feature guest speaker Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.…

LCHS Material

“Defense of the Western Frontier: The Battle of Wyoming and the Cherry Valley Massacre”

The Luzerne County Historical Society will offer a lecture entitled “Defense of the Western Frontier: The Battle of Wyoming and the Cherry Valley Massacre” by author and historian Terry McMaster on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre.  The presentation centers on the settlement of…

Library Researchers

“Caring for Your Collections”

The Luzerne County Historical Society (LCHS) is offering a unique seminar entitled “Caring for Your Collections” Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bishop Memorial Library, 49 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Do you have family heirlooms? Are they books, paper or photographs? Do you worry about preserving them to…

Beaumont Inn

Dining With Friends at The Beaumont Inn

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces the next date in its “Dining with Friends” program. Join Society members and supporters on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Beaumont Inn, 4437 PA-309, Dallas. The restaurant will generously donate 10% of its proceeds that night to the Historical Society. LCHS members and the general public are encouraged…

Denison HOuse

Nathan Denison House Opening Day

Luzerne County Historical Society’s Denison House Opens for the Season on May 26, 2019 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 26, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 35 Denison Street in Forty Fort, PA. The house…

Masonic Photo

“Mysterious Customs and Warm Charity: Fraternal Organizations in the Wyoming Valley”

The Luzerne County Historical Society will open a new exhibition, “Mysterious Customs and Warm Charity: Fraternal Organizations in the Wyoming Valley,” on Saturday, April 6, 2019, with a free preview on Friday, April 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition explores the history of fraternal organizations in the area, including the Freemasons and the…

LCHS Doorway

International Museum Day

The Luzerne County Historical Society Society is pleased to announce that in observance of International Museum Day on May 18th 2019, we once again will be offering free admission to our Museum building, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18th, 2019. The…

Night at The RailRaiders Flyer

Luzerne County Historical Society Night at PNC Field

On Friday June 7, 2019 the Luzerne County Historical Society will partner with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders for “Luzerne County Historical Society Night at PNC Field”. Come out and enjoy a game between our hometown Railriders and the Syracuse Mets. Stay for the fireworks after the game! Tickets are just $15 each and a portion of…