3rd Annual Road Rally in the Valley

On Sunday, August 2, 2020, the Luzerne County Historical Society will host its second annual “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 complete…

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Re-enactment of the Capitulation after the Battle of Wyoming

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, 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 1:15pm at the Society’s Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. Admission is free for everyone. The re-enactment and open house afterwards will follow…

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Virtual Auction #3

SAVE THE DATE: Due to popular demand, we’re doing another one! You wanted it, you got it! On Thursday, June 24th, the Luzerne County Historical Society will hold a second online auction on the virtual Auctria platform. This auction will run through Sunday, June 27th. The auction will once again feature a wide variety of…

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“Frances Dorrance – LCHS’ First Executive Director”

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a lecture entitled “Frances Dorrance – LCHS’ First Executive Director” on the Zoom digital platform. Originally scheduled as a part of the celebration of Women’s History Month 2021, the lecture will now take place on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.  Attendees will learn about this local…

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Found in Collection Auction

The Luzerne County Historical Society will hold a second online auction on the virtual Auctria platform from Thursday, February 18th – Sunday, February 21st 2021. The auction will be entitled “Found in Collection” and will feature a wide variety of books, maps, lithographs and other ephemera, all of which were at one time in the…

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“Family Life in the Coal Region”

The LCHS is proud to participate in the 2021 edition of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month on Friday, January 22nd at 7pm as part of a region wide observance of the Month that will take place throughout January 2021. The annual event focuses on the history and culture of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s anthracite region. Because of health…

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Wyoming Valley Pandemics

In conclusion of its 2020 schedule of programming, the Luzerne County Historical Society will offer a lecture and slideshow entitled, “Epidemics in the Wyoming Valley” on Friday, December 18, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. via the online Zoom platform. The lecture is one of a continuing series made possible through grants from the National Endowment for…

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Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks

They’re back! After a one year hiatus, the Downton Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks have returned!   The Luzerne County Historical Society is proud to announce that our Annual Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks will be returning again this year! The popular tours will run October 23rd and 24th 2020. Come join us for a walking tour of…

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Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks

They’re back! After a one year hiatus, the Downton Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks have returned!   The Luzerne County Historical Society is proud to announce that our Annual Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks will be returning again this year! The popular tours will run October 23rd and 24th 2020. Come join us for a walking tour of…

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