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2018 Guided Walking towards of Scranton

Sept 2018
    • Scranton After Dark Walking Tours Returns: The Lackawanna Historical Society’s, Scranton After Dark haunted walking tours will return this Halloween season! Join the Society for a guided walking tour around Downtown Scranton for tales of mayhem and mysterious happenings at some of your favorite places. The tours will meet at the Society’s headquarters, the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, and the walk will take about 1.5 hours

      Join us to learn more about Scranton’s perfidious past! $15 per person.
      Space is limited and reservations are required

      Tours are scheduled for 6:30pm on the following Fridays:

      Fri., Sept. 21, 6:30 pm
      Fri., Sept. 28, 6:30 pm

    • Sat., Sept 8, 7 pm: On & On Charity Auction, to benefit LHS at Lettieri Auction House 1150 Capouse Avenue, Scranton

    • Sat., Sept. 8, 11 am: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave. --- Guided Downtown Walking Tours Resume. Have you ever really looked at the buildings you pass every day? If you’re interested in learning about the history and architecture of Downtown Scranton, the Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the architecture and history of some of the city’s beautiful commercial and residential buildings. Tours will focus on different sections of the downtown, including Courthouse Square, Lackawanna Avenue, the Gothic District, the lower portion of the Hill Section, and residential Green Ridge, Scranton’s first suburb. Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date. Call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 for more details and reservations.

    • Tues., Sept. 11, 7 pm: United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Civil War Roundtable lecture by William Fisher

       

    • Sun., Sept. 23, 2 pm: Book Signing of 'At Our Own Pace, Love, Life & Legendary Lackawanna Politics' book signing by Robert Pettinato at the Catlin House
    • Sat., Sept. 22, 11 am: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine --- Guided Downtown Walking Tours Resume. Have you ever really looked at the buildings you pass every day? If you’re interested in learning about the history and architecture of Downtown Scranton, the Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the architecture and history of some of the city’s beautiful commercial and residential buildings. Tours will focus on different sections of the downtown, including Courthouse Square, Lackawanna Avenue, the Gothic District, the lower portion of the Hill Section, and residential Green Ridge, Scranton’s first suburb. Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date. Call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 for more details and reservations.
    • Wed., Sept. 26, 5:30 pm: Dine Lackawanna Take a night off from cooking and support the Lackawanna Historical Society join us at Dooley’s Pub and Eatery 120 Oak St, Old Forge, PA 18518 (570) 585-5590
    • Sat., Sept. 29, 2 pm: Uncovering our Anthracite Ancestors genealogical workshop focusing on new on-line resources at the University' Weinberg Memorial Library. The workshop will be led by Richard Healey. More details will be announced.
Oct 2018
  • Scranton After Dark Walking Tours Returns: The Lackawanna Historical Society’s, Scranton After Dark haunted walking tours will return this Halloween season! Join the Society for a guided walking tour around Downtown Scranton for tales of mayhem and mysterious happenings at some of your favorite places. The tours will meet at the Society’s headquarters, the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, and the walk will take about 1.5 hours

    Join us to learn more about Scranton’s perfidious past! $15 per person.
    Space is limited and reservations are required

    Tours are scheduled for on the following Fridays:

    Fri., Oct.  5, 6:30 pm

    Fri., Oct. 12, 6:30 pm

    Fri., Oct. 19, 6:30 pm

    Fri., Oct. 26, 6:30 pm

  • Wed., Oct 24, 7 pm: A Scarcity of Caskets lecture about the 1918 Influenza Epidemic by Sarah Piccini at the Catlin House.

 

Nov 2018

 

  • Thurs., Nov. 8, 6 pm: Annual Dinner with Julia Wolfe, Composer of Anthracite Fields at the Anthracite Center in Carbondale, details TBA
  • Sat., Nov. 10, 7 pm: Anthracite Fields oratorio by Bang on a Can and Trinity Choir at Lackawanna College
  • Sun., Nov. 25, noon: Ornament Making workshop at the Catlin House

 

Dec 2018

 

  • Fri., Dec. 7, 7pm: Holiday Open House at the Catlin House
  • Sun., Dec. 9, 2 pm: Christmas Pysanky Workshop Details TBA

 

 


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