Posts Tagged ‘LCHS Events’

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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Kids Crafts at the Museum #3 – Native American Beading

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…

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Road Rally in the Valley

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…

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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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Kids Crafts at the Museum #1 – Powder Horn Designs

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a series of kids’ craft programs over the course of this 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…

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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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2019 LCHS Annual Gala

The Luzerne County Historical Society will hold its annual gala dinner and silent auction on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Huntsville Golf Club, 1334 Market Street, Dallas. Founded in 1858, the Historical Society preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The gala theme is “Rockin’ & Rollin’ in the Valley,”…

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The Badge of a Freemason

In connection with its current exhibition, “Mysterious Customs and Warm Charity”: Fraternal Organizations in the Wyoming Valley, the Luzerne County Historical Society will offer a talk by Executive Director Aimee E. Newell, Ph.D., titled “The Badge of a Freemason”: Masonic Aprons on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the LCHS Museum, 69 Rear…

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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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