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2018 Guided Walking towards of Scranton

August 2018
  • 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

     

    Tours will then be offered on the following Saturday dates:

    Aug. 4: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.

    Aug. 18: meet at Elm Park Church, corner Jefferson & Linden

  • Thurs., Aug. 2, 6pm Gear Up for Groundhog Day Did you know that the first documented observance of Groundhog Day was in 1886, which is the same year that the LHS was founded! Join us as we mark the half-way point to Groundhog Day with a special showing at Dusk of the movie "Groundhog Day"! Check out the information displayed to how ancient myths and folklore about animals and weather resulted in the popular annual Pennsylvania event and discover how Punxsutaney Phil became a national treasure! Admission: $7 per person
  • Wed., Aug. 15, 5:30 pm Dine Lackawanna Take a night off from cooking and support the Lackawanna Historical Society join us at Kol Steakhouse at the Hotel Anthracite 25 South Main St. Carbondale PA 18407 (570) 536-6020
  • Tues., Aug. 28, 7 pm Community Night with the Railriders
Sept 2018
  • 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

     

    Tours will then be offered on the following Saturday dates:

  • Sept. 8: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
  • Sept 22: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
  • Sat., Sept 8, 7 pm On & On Charity Auction Lettieri Auction House 1150 Capouse Avenue, Scranton

  • 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
  • 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

 

 


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