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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 lackawannahistory@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 lackawannahistory@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

December 2022

 

Sun., Dec. 4, 10 pm: Holiday Emporium at the Catlin House Click here.

 

January 2023

 

Wed., Jan. 18: Dine Lackawanna Enjoy a night out and help support the society by dining out at Sidel's Restaurant, 202 N Main Ave, Scranton Call to make reservations 570 343-6544.

 

Fri., Jan. 27 at 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom “The Vigilante and the Grandmaster: The Molly Maguires and Terrence Powderly” marks Anthracite Heritage Month with a look at conflicting methods in the coal region, presented by Sarah Piccini. To receive the link, email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

 

Sat., Jan. 28, 3pm: Special Panel program for Anthracite Mining History Month - Join us at the Albright Library for a special panel program for Anthracite Mining History Month. Discussing the Histories of Five Anthracite Coal Companies with: “The Penn Anthracite Coal Company” by Charles Kumpas, LHS Member; “The Butler Coal Company” by Tony Brooks, Wilkes-Barre Preservation Society; “The Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western/Glen Alden Coal Company” by Richard Healey, University of Portsmouth, UK; “The Pennsylvania Coal Company” by Robert Wolensky, King’s College; and “The Delaware and Hudson Coal Company” by Chester Kulesa, LHS Member.

 

February 2022

 

Wed., Feb 8, 1 pm: Zoom Genealogy Forum - Tracing Pennsylvania Birth & Death Records via Zoom Please email lackawannahistory@gmail.com to register.

 

Fri., February 24 at 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” provides an overview of the University of Scranton’s multi-year storytelling and oral history project on Scranton identity. To receive the link, email lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

 

 

March 2022

 

Wed., March 8, 1 pm: Zoom Genealogy Forum - Tracing Scranton Birth & Death Records via Zoom Please email lackawannahistory@gmail.com to register.

 

Sat., Mar. 11, 7 pm: Wyoming Valley Ghost Tours more to follow.

 

Sun., March 19th at 2 pm: Watres Armory Tour The Society will be offering tours of the armory 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 lackawannahistory@gmail.com

 

Fri., March 31 at 2 pm: Lackawanna Past Times via Zoom ”You Live Here; You Should Know This!” local history game show preview with students from Valley View and Riverside. Email us at lackawannahistory@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link.