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WCHS open house

2019 WCHS Open House

May 3, 2019

The Wyoming County Historical Society’s 28th Annual Open House Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1 to 4 PM At the WCHS, corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. Come tour the updated and expanded museum, see the special exhibits, and peruse our used books on sale.

WCHS Gift Store

Christmas In Our Hometown

December 2, 2018

The Wyoming County Historical Society’s Christmas In Our Hometown Saturday, December 8, 2018 We will be open from 10 AM to 4 PM. Our gift shop (open during all of December) includes the Wyoming County Commemorative Ornaments for $20 each. They make wonderful gifts! Also for sale: The Wyoming County Cemetery Map: 24×36 inches on poster paper…

WCHS open house

2018 WCHS Open House

April 24, 2018

The 27th Annual Open House of the Wyoming County Historical Society will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Quilt Display The quilts on display have been donated to the historical society by Robert Fellows II. Commemorative Ornaments for Sale Used Book Sale Tour the Museum and the Genealogical Library…


Used History and Genealogy Books & CDs for Sale

April 18, 2018

Please use our contact form and let us know which books you would like. We’ll tell you the cost and calculate the shipping fee. UPDATED 21 NOV 2018 Books Our good friend and WCHS volunteer, Dick Squier, passed away recently and his estate is offering the following books for resale at the society. “Of pulleys and ropes…

WCHS Gift Store

WCHS in December

December 3, 2017

Visit the Wyoming County Historical Society this month! This historical society in Tunkhannock will be open on the following days from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Wednesday, December 6 Wednesday, December 13 Saturday, December 16 Wednesday, December 20 THESE GREAT GIFTS ARE AVAILABLE 1869 Wyoming County Map 62” X 40” On Satin $225 (Pre-Order With…

WCHS Open House, May 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

Our annual Open House will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017. We’re commemorating a very special 100-year anniversary this year, and we hope you can join us for the special exhibits.

Handybook for Genealogists

Used Book and CD Sale

November 19, 2016

The following books and CDs are on the sale table at the Wyoming County Historical Society. Please come by and purchase them during normal hours. Books Each book is priced separately and will be marked. 33. Handy Book for Genealogists by Everton; Blue hardbound  8.5” x 11” (1971)  297pp 34. The Wrath of Agnes (June 1972)…

Harrison Street ornament

Commemorative Ornaments Fundraiser

July 22, 2016

The Wyoming County Historical Society is selling ornaments which commemorate the history of Wyoming County. Each one represents a building, landmark, or location that has had a significant impact on our county. They are produced by Hestia and were originally sold by the Mary-Go-Round store in Tunkhannock. The ornaments are $20 each (plus $6.80 for priority…

Founder’s Day 2016 at WCHS

June 7, 2016

This year, Founder’s Day at the Wyoming County Historical Society is going to be the best ever. The society will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Download a PDF with all the details: 2016 Founders Day. Special event author’s book signings: Kathleen Steele, author of The Building of the Tunkhannock…

AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Pennsylvania

May 4, 2016

The TV show “American Pickers” on the History Channel is planning to film in Pennsylvania this summer. If you or someone you know has a large, private collection send us your: name, phone number, location and description of the collection with photos to: or call 855-old-rust (855-653-7878). Download the PDF to learn more: Pennsylvania American Pickers Casting…

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