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July 2017
  • Sat., July 15 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    July 15: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    July 29: meet at St. Peter’s Cathedral, corner Linden & Wyoming
    Aug. 12: meet at Scranton Electric Building, 507 Linden St.
    Aug. 26: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
    Sept. 9: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.
  • Wed., July 19 Dine Lackawanna at Old Brooke Inn, Springbrook Twp. Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? This fundraiser is hosted each month at a different local restaurant, and gives you the chance to enjoy a fabulous meal chosen from a great menu at one of the area’s premiere dining locations, and a portion of night’s proceeds benefit LHS. This month join us we Dine Lackawanna at Olde Brooke Inn 1034 Rt 307, Springbrook Twp (570) 843-6548. Hope to see you there. Click HERE for Voucher.
  • Sat., July 29 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    July 29: meet at St. Peter’s Cathedral, corner Linden & Wyoming
    Aug. 12: meet at Scranton Electric Building, 507 Linden St.
    Aug. 26: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library,
    Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
    Sept. 9: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library,
    Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.
Aug 2017
  • Sat., Aug 12 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Aug. 12: meet at Scranton Electric Building, 507 Linden St.
    Aug. 26: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
    Sept. 9: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.
  • Wed., Aug 16 Dine Lackawanna at Van Brunt Grill in Moscow. Want to take a night off from cooking, and support the Lackawanna Historical Society at the same time? This fundraiser is hosted each month at a different local restaurant, and gives you the chance to enjoy a fabulous meal chosen from a great menu at one of the area’s premiere dining locations, and a portion of night’s proceeds benefit LHS. This month join us we Dine Lackawanna at Van Brunt Grill, 109 Van Brunt St., Moscow (570) 843-6666. Hope to see you there.
  • Sat., Aug 26 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Aug. 26: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
    Sept. 9: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.

 

Sept 2017

  • Sat., Sept 6 Marking Lattimer Massacre’s 120th, Join us at the Catlin House on Wednesday, September 6 at 7 pm as Bill Bachman, senior instructor of communications at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, presents a program on the Lattimer Massacre marking its 120th anniversary. His program will offer the retelling of the tragedy that occurred on September 10, 1897 near Hazleton, PA, which pitted coal company owners, the sheriff of Luzerne County and striking miners against each other, with a deadly outcome. Bachman will lead a discussion on the Lattimer Massacre and how it relates to current topics of our civil liberties, human rights, the justice system and the treatment of immigrant laborers in the U.S. today.
  • Sat., Sept 9 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Aug. 12: meet at Scranton Electric Building, 507 Linden St.
    Aug. 26: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St. & Wyoming Ave.
    Sept. 9: meet at Lackawanna College, corner N. Washington & Vine
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.
  • Wed., Sept 20 Dine Lackawanna at TBA.
  • Sat., Sept 23 Guided downtown walking tours are back this summer! Take a stroll to learn about the history and architecture of some of the buildings you pass each day. Tours will be held on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. A new tour this year will spotlight Green Ridge residences. Tours are free, but please call the Society at 570-344-3841 to make a reservation by the Thursday prior to the tour date.
    Tours will be offered on the following Saturday dates:
    Sept 23: meet at Nancy K. Holmes Library, Green Ridge St.& Wyoming Ave.

 


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