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History of the Sand Hill School or Harrison Street School Present Home of the Wyoming County Historical Society By Jean Brewer and Paula Radwanski The Harrison Street School building dates back to its opening in January of 1855. At one time it was called the Sand Hill School. By 1871, it was eventually run down…

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A Trip to the Coalfields of Wyoming County Wyoming Democrat – 2 & 16 Aug 1871 [From Lest-We-Forget Wyoming County Pioneers, the newsletter of the Wyoming County Historical Society, Vol. 10 No. 2 (Feb. 1991)] After hearing much said about the existence of coal in various places in the County, curiosity and excitement led me…

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from Lest-We-Forget Wyoming County Pioneers Vol. 16 #2 p. 51-55 by Jean Brewer I was asked to write this article in recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Reorganized Wyoming County Historical Society. It is hard to believe the Society has been back in operation for this many years. In order to write the article…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 31–34 (Sept 2011 – September 2014) Vol. 31 #1 Sept. 2011 President’s Letter – 3 GoodSearch.com – 3, 46 WCHS Membership Forms – 4 Updating Addresses and E-mail Addresses – 4 Volunteers – 4 New Members – 4 On Our…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vol. 27 (Sept 2007 – Vol. 30 (Feb 2011) Vol. 27 #1 (Sep. 2007) Bequests, Donations & Grants – 4 Volunteers – 4 WCHS Web Site Update – 5 Sales Items – 6 Library & Museum Acquisitions – 6 Starkville Methodist…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 21–26 (Sep 2001- Feb 2007) Vol. 21 #1 (Sept. 2001) What Are They Doing At The Society – 4 The Tunkhannock Mills (cover) – 12 Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths: “Wyoming Democrat” July – Dec. 1868) – 13 Hallsted…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 16-20 (Sep 1996-Feb 2001) Vol. 16 #1 (Sept. 1996)  Building Restoration Fund Donations – 4 Quilt Winners – 4 Harlan Family Celebration – 4 GAR Men of Jacob Maynard Post Mehoopany (1892) – 5 Golden Hill Local News Items…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 11-15 (Sep 1991-Feb 1996) Vol. 11 #1 (Sept. 1991) Reunions – 5 Memorial Donations – 9 Local News Items – 12 1840 Tunk. Twp. Census (H-Ly) – 13 Old Homes of Tunkhannock: Sunnyside Farm – 17 Historic Irish Settlement…

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  Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 6-10 (Sep 1986-Feb 1991) Vol. 6 #1 (Sept. 1986) Nicholson Post Office – 2 Luzerne Co. 200th Birthday – 7 Harrison Street School – 8 Newspaper Ads – 9 1830 Braintrim Twp. Census – 13 Wyo. Co. Statement…

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Wyoming County Historical Society Newsletter Table of Contents for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,” Vols. 1-5 (Sep 1981-Feb 1986) Vol. 1 #1 (Sept. 1981) By-Laws of Society – 3 History of Wyoming Co. – 6 1806 Nicholson Tax Assessment – 7 Revolutionary War Soldiers – 10 Records of WCHS – 11 Cemeteries in Wyoming…

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