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Festive Traditions 2019

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present its holiday-themed Festive Traditions program at the Swetland Homestead on Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Travel through time as you tour the house with costumed guides and explore how Christmas traditions evolved from the late 1700s through 1877. See…

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2019 Harvest Festival

Luzerne County Historical Society to Present Harvest Fest at Denison House Early American craftsmen and artisans will come to life on Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the historic Nathan Denison House in Forty Fort. Harvest Fest features crafters in the arts of cross-cut saw demonstrations, 1700s weapons, quill pen and…

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Needwork Sampler Talk

The Luzerne County Historical Society (LCHS) announces a talk on needlework samplers by Executive Director Aimee E. Newell, Ph.D. (author of A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging Women in Antebellum America) on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Denison House Visitor Center, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. The Denison…

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Revolutionary-Era Militia Encampment

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…

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Swetland Homestead Tours

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,…

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Revolutionary-Era Militia Encampment

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…

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Swetland Homestead Tours

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,…

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Revolutionary War Medicine

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 2 p.m., the Luzerne County Historical Society will host a talk about Revolutionary-era medicine, its tools and remedies. Join re-enactor Jeff Smith to learn about common ailments of the late 1700s, and how they were treated at the time. Check out the tools and remedies that were used. Tours…

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Swetland Homestead Tours

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,…

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Nathan Denison House Opening Day

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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…

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