Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Kids Crafts #2 – Fun With Fossils!

July 25 @ 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…

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…

Revolutionary-Era Militia Encampment

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday and Sunday, August 17 and 18, 2019, the Luzerne County Historical Society will host a Revolutionary War-era militia encampment by the 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment at the Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. The Encampment will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to…

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,…

Revolutionary-Era Militia Encampment

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday and Sunday, August 17 and 18, 2019, the Luzerne County Historical Society will host a Revolutionary War-era militia encampment by the 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment at the Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. The Encampment will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to…

Mindfulness Meditation #3

August 21 @ 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…

“Deeply Rooted in North Carolina: The Story of Two Runaway Slaves”

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Luzerne County Historical Society announces a lecture by Dr. Juanita Patience Moss, “Deeply Rooted in North Carolina: The Story of Two Runaway Slaves” on Friday, August 23, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Deeply Rooted in North Carolina” is based on…

Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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…

Battle of Wyoming Walking Tours

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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…