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January 2020


  • Thurs., Jan 23, 7 pm Historical Studies of the Anthracite Region, Mining Heritage Month panel presentation at the Catlin House.Thursday Jan. 23 7 pm Historical Studies of the Anthracite Region; Clem Valletta, "Attachment to Place: Ethnicity, Coal, Community, and Corporate Society;" Michael Chimola and Robert Wolensky, "The United Anthracite Miners Union and the Good Friday Bombings of April 10, 1936;" Robert Savakinus, "Documenting Amusement Parks in the Anthracite Region;" Andrea Nerozzi and Robert Hughes, EPCAMR, "STEM and Art: Changing Perspectives of Waterways" Lackawanna History Society, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton, PA 18510


Febuary 2020


  • Fri., Feb. 7, 7 pm  Screening of The Knox Mine Disaster Documentary, As an extension of Anthracite Heritage Month, the Society is sponsoring a screening of The Knox Mine Disaster documentary, a film made by David and Albert Brocca. Join us at the People’s Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College for the Lackawanna County premiere of the documentary, which examines the tragedy that occurred when the Knox Mine Company broke through the Susquehanna in Plymouth and sheds light into the life of the hard coal miner. This film showcases survival through adversity -- the hope, faith, and courage needed to fight your way out of a dreadful situation. Tickets are $10 per person. Order Here
  • Wed., Feb 19 Dine Lackawanna TBA
  • Fri., Feb. 21, 6 pm From Suffragists to Senators: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage exhibit and opening reception as we continue to celebrate 100 years for women’s suffrage in the United States, we’re

    excited to unveil a new exhibit at the Catlin House, “From Suffragists to Senators.” This exhibit, located in our 2nd floor Fashion Gallery, looks at the changing role of women in politics, from Victorian political wives through modern-day candidates and elected officials. The exhibit includes clothing worn by Margery Scranton, a woman who boldly transitioned from suffragette to Republican party official, and accessories and objects from Marion Munley, a Democratic lawmaker who was the first woman from Lackawanna County elected to the state legislature, as well as pieces from more recent political women. Join us for a curator’s talk and champagne reception on Friday, February 21 at 6 pm at the Catlin House to learn more about the changing roles of Lackawanna County women! Reservations required. Call the Society at 570-344-3841.

March 2020


  • Wed., Mar 18 Dine Lackawanna TBA
  • Sat., Mar. 21, 10 am/1pm Pysanky Workshops with Tammy Budnovitch. Registration required. Call the Society at 570-344-3841. $25 (LHS Members $20)


April 2020


  • Wed., Apr. 15 Dine Lackawanna TBA
  • April 17 - 19 Civil War Ball Weekend Details TBA
  • Wed., Apr. 22, 7 pm Earth Day recycling lecture by Joyce Hatala
  • Sat.., Apr. 25 You Live Here You Should Know This! local history game show Details TBA
May 2020


  • Fri./Sat., May 1/ 2 For the Least of Them play at Lackawanna County Courthouse Details TBA
  • Wed., May. 20 Dine Lackawanna TBA


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