Denison HOuse

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 24, 2020, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 35 Denison Street in Forty Fort, PA. The house will be open for tours on Sundays through September 27, 2020, from 1 to…

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Jeff May

The week of April 19-25 is designated as a national week for the recognition of volunteers. Thousands of volunteers throughout the country keep organizations running and provide services and support that would otherwise not be available. The Luzerne County Historical Society is proud of our cadre of 50+ dedicated volunteers. They are the very lifeblood…

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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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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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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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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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On Thursday, July 4, 2019, 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 1:30 and 3 p.m. and an open house from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Society’s Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA. Admission is…

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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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Denison HOuse

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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