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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The following blog post is a modified version of a column that appeared in the December 2020 edition of The Westside Bulletin. The article originally ran to promote a lecture the Society was planning on local epidemics. That lecture is now available for view on the LCHS YouTube channel, and we are reprinting this article…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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