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August 2022

Sat., August 20, 11 am: Architectural Walking Tour Meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington and Vine

Tours are limited to ten people; please call 570-344-3841 for reservations.  Join us to learn more about your community and get some fresh air! 

 

Wed., August 17: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the society by dining out at La Cucina 600 South Blakely St. Dunmore (570) 341-8747

  

Thurs., Aug 18, Dusk: Throwback Thursday “That Championship Season”, plus the premiere screening of the new documentary about the making of the movie in Scranton 40 years ago, at the Circle Drive-In, 1911 Scranton Carbondale Highway, Dickson City

 

September 2022

 

Save the Date: Thurs. Sept. 8, University of Scranton’s 1902 Anthracite Strike program (Details TBA)

 

Also coming soon Scranton After Dark haunted walking tours (Details TBA)

 

Sat., Sept. 10, 11 am: Architectural Walking Tour Meet at Courthouse Square, corner N. Washington and Linden

Tours are limited to ten people; please call 570-344-3841 for reservations. Join us to learn more about your community and get some fresh air! 

 

Wed., Sept. 14, 1 pm: Fall Genealogy Forum - Tracing English/Welsh Ancestors presented by Tom Price at Valley Community Library, 739 River St, Peckville.  Please email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com to register.  Participants should also bring a laptop, not tablet for each session.

 

Sun., Sept. 18, 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour The Society will be offering tours of the armory on the third Sundays of each month this fall beginning on September 18.  A tour fee of $20 per person will benefit the Society.  Space is limited and registration is required.  To register, please call 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com

 

Wed., Sept. 21: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the society by dining out at Cusumano, 432 S Main St, Old Forge, (570) 457-4166.

 

Fri., Sept. 30, 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom - William Warren Scranton and the United Nations 1976-1977 presented by Dr. Sean Brennan. To receive the link, email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com.

 

October 2022

 

Save the Date: Sat., Oct. 1, 10 am - 4 pm: Local History Fair at the Viewmont Mall, Scranton (Details TBA)

 

Sat., Oct. 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2022, 9:30 am – Noon: Fall Genealogy Workshop for Beginners A four-day Fall Genealogy Workshop for Beginners will be offered on Saturdays in October in the Henkelman Room at the Albright Library, 500 Vine St., Scranton. Registration is required and participants must commit to all four sessions.

The fee is $25 for LHS Members and $35 for Non-Members.  To register, please call 570-344-3841 or email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com Registration Deadline is Friday September 30, 2022. 

  

Wed., Oct. 12, 1 pm: Fall Genealogy Forum: Tracing German Ancestors presented by Tom Price at North Pocono Public Library, 1315 Church Street, Moscow.  Please email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com to register.  Participants should also bring a laptop, not tablet for each session.

 

Sun., Oct. 16, 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour A tour fee of $20 per person will benefit the Society. Space is limited and registration is required.  To register, please call 570-344-3841

 

Wed., Oct. 19: Dine Lackawanna, Enjoy a night out and help support the society by dining out at Stirna's Restaurant, 120 W Market St, Scranton, (570) 343-5742

 

Save the Date: Sat. Oct. 22: Wyoming Valley Ghost Tours paranormal investigation at the Catlin House (Details TBA)

 

Save the Date: Sat. - Sun. Oct. 22-23: Valley Quest: Guys, Gals, and Graves, third annual LHS scavenger hunt. (Details TBA)

 

Save the Date: Thurs., Oct. 13: LHS Annual Dinner - 115th Anniversary of The Ritz (Details TBA)

 

Oct. 28, 2pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom - Abington History presented by Julie Manwarren. To receive the link, email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com.

November 2022

 

Wed., Nov. 9, 1 pm: Fall Genealogy Forum - Tracing Polish Ancestors presented by Kate Bohan at Abington Community Library, 1200 W Grove St, Clarks Summit.  Please email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com to register.  Participants should also bring a laptop, not tablet for each session.

 

Fri., Nov., 18, 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom – The Jenkins Archive presented by Rich Jenkins. To receive the link, email lackawannahhistory@gmail.com.

 

Sun., Nov. 20, 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour A tour fee of $20 per person will benefit the Society. Space is limited and registration is required.  To register, please call 570-344-3841