Posts Tagged ‘Lecture’

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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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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Frances Dorrance – First Lady of Archaeology in NEPA

The Luzerne County Historical Society will present a lecture entitled “Frances Dorrance – First Lady of Archeology in NEPA” on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Society’s Museum, 69 Rear South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Museum Manager Allyson Earl will give a gallery talk about former LCHS Exeuctive Director and PHMC commissioner…

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161st Annual Meeting


The 161st annual meeting of the Luzerne County Historical Society will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, PA. The program will feature guest speaker Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.…

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