In 1951 after being dormant for 35 years, Giant’s Despair was reborn. The revival of “The Giant” coincided with a post-war boom in auto racing interest throughout America. American G.I.s had spent the years after the war in England watching the small, two-seat sports cars so popular in Europe race around the dozens of now…

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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…

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Library Researchers

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…

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