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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)…

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: americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-old-rust (855-653-7878). Download the PDF to learn more: Pennsylvania American Pickers Casting…

Open House 2016

April 15, 2016

Wyoming County Historical Society 25th Annual Open House Download the PDF flyer: Open House 2016 Sunday, May 15, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Featuring Indian Artifacts from the collection of Roger Williams THEN AND NOW: Collection of Historic Wyoming County Photographs (From the Tunkhannock New-Age and the Wyoming County Historical Society, 1989–2000) Tour the Genealogical Library and the…

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Christmas In Our Hometown 2015

November 10, 2015

Join the historical society for Christmas In Our Hometown, December 5, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can download this flyer as a PDF, too. See you then!

Waiting for the Queen cover

Founder’s Day 2015

June 21, 2015

    This post describes the special events at the historical society on Saturday, June 27, 2015 for Founder’s Day, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. Meet the authors, tour the library and museum.

2015 Open House at WCHS

April 9, 2015

Details about the 2015 Open House at the Wyoming County Historical Society.

Nicholson Bridge Centennial Celebration

March 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Centennial Celebration Planned for World’s Largest Reinforced Concrete Railroad Bridge NICHOLSON, PA – Mark your calendars! On September 11-12-13, 2015, the community of Nicholson will celebrate the centennial of the Nicholson Bridge, also known as the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct or the Tunkhannock Viaduct. Built by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DL&W), construction on…

Pennsylvania State Birth & Death Certificates on Ancestry.com

March 8, 2015

The Pennsylvania State Archives has a partnership with Ancestry.com to digitize family history records in the State Archives and make them available online—FREE for Pennsylvania residents. The Wyoming County Historical Society endorsed this cause way back in 2008. Facts: The initial batch of Pennsylvania state death certificates is now online through Ancestry.com. Only birth and…

2014 WCHS Open House

May 3, 2014

Download a PDF: 2014 Open House Wyoming County Historical Society 23rd Annual Open House Sunday, May 18, 2014, 1:00–4:00 p.m. Featuring: Photographs of “Building of Tunkhannock Viaduct, Nicholson (1912–1915” by Geist and “Vosburg Tunnel Flood (1936)” Original charter for the formation of Wyoming County, April 4, 1842 Execution Warrant for Francis Basler, guilty of murdering Robert…

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