by Elsie Shaughnessy, New Age newspaper, 11 March 1976 Rivers and creeks played an important part in the development of our country. Many of the pioneers, as they pushed westward, followed the streams either by foot or boat. They built their homes on the banks of the streams for it was waterpower that ran their…

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The Wyoming County Historical Society will celebrate Founder’s Day 2013 on June 22, 2013, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Book Signings: A River in Timeby Deborah L. Courville Historical fiction/time travel novel that brings to life the people, events and customs of post Colonial rural northeastern Pennsylvania. Built in 1781 and operated today as…

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School buiding

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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