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picture tour of Wilkes-Barre and the historic Wyoming Valley

Herbert E. Atkins

picture tour of Wilkes-Barre and the historic Wyoming Valley

being a series of fifty-seven photographs of Wyoming Valley"s principal spots of scenic, romantic and historic interest.

by Herbert E. Atkins

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Published by T-L Printery in [Wilkes-Barre, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wilkes-Barre (Pa.),
  • Wyoming Valley (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Wyoming Valley (Pa.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPublished by Herbert E. Atkins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.W6 A7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[72] p.
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6287291M
      LC Control Number33007361
      OCLC/WorldCa9396791

        45 years later, Agnes still on people’s minds was a seminal event in the history of the Wyoming Valley,” Newman said. in hopes to . Historical markers and interpretive signs are posted along the trail. Beginning at the northern endpoint near the Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport, this mile section of trail makes its way between the river on your left and the airport and recreational fields on your right.4/5(4). Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes Barre Scranton. Located in the heart of the Wyoming Valley, with convenient access to the Pocono Mountains, it's the perfect hotel Location: Kidder Street.   Mr. Fred Amherst Mummert Jr., 66, a resident of Glen Lyon, formerly of Hanover Twp., passed into eternal life Sunday, Jan. 21, , in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Funeral arrangements.

      A graduate of Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre, Jack left the Wyoming Valley for the Lehigh Valley where he attended Lafayette College and earned his bachelor's degree in Phone: ()


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The Wyoming Valley Observer, publisher, Paul Warnagiris was able to print the weekly paper as people were hungry for the news during that natural disaster.5/5(1). A History of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Volume 4 Internet Archive.

A History of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Volume 5 Internet Archive. Annals of Luzerne County: a record of interesting events, traditions and anecdotes from the first settlement in Wyoming Valley to Family History Library.

Founded in The Luzerne County Historical Society is Pennsylvania’s oldest county historical society. LCHS preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at the Bishop Library and the Museum in Wilkes-Barre, the Denison House in Forty Fort and the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming.

Wilkes-Barre Walking Tour. Phone: Self-guided tour from the Luzerne County Courthouse to Wilkes-Barre City Hall, visitors who take a walking tour of Wilkes-Barre will see a wide range of architectural styles and history living.

Notes. Illegible captions in this book actually read as follows: p "View of Wyoming Valley from Prospect Rock, July "; p "View of Fish's Island and Wilkes Barre from Ross Hill, "; p "View of Tillbury's Knob and part of West Nanticoke from Honeypot Mountain, opposite Nanticoke Falls and the mouth of Harvey's Creek, august "; p.

Elena Castrignano is the author of Wilkes-Barre in Arcadia Publishing's Postcard History Series. A lifelong resident of the Wyoming Valley, she now resides in Hanover Township. She works in the library at Luzerne County Community College and has written community news articles for both local newspapers/5(9).

African Americans in the Wyoming Valley Wilkes-Barre: Wyoming Historical and Geological Society and the Wilkes-University Press. Moyer, Paul B. Wild Yankees. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Mussari, Anthony. Appointment with Disaster: the Swelling of the Flood. Wilkes-Barré, Pa.: Northeast Pulbishers.

Wilkes-Barré Preservation Society. February 11 at PM. In honor of Black History Month: Charles Edgar Patience (), an African American sculptor who lived and worked in Wilkes-Barre, took the carving of anth racite to an unprecedented level.

While many miners in northeastern Pennsylvania sculpted small souvenirs in coal as a. Wyoming Valley Anthracite Coal Mining. 1, likes 6 talking about this. A collection of photographs of Mining operations in the Wyoming ers: K.

Welcome to Wyoming Valley Country Club. We are proud of our history and look forward to many more years of providing a top notch facility for golf and social activities for our members and guests.

P.O. Box Wilkes-Barre, PA Phone: () Fax: () The house has been owned by the Luzerne County Historical Society since The Denison Homestead of the New England branch of the family is open to the public in Mystic, Connecticut.

This historic site was built inand was the home of this family for several generations when Nathan moved to the Wyoming Valley. - Explore edwardemelett's board "downtown Wilkes-Barre, Pa." on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Wilkes barre pennsylvania, Luzerne county and Local history pins. About Wilkes-Barre In the Wyoming Valley on the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre was named for John Wilkes and Isaac Barre, members of the British Parliament and Colonial sympathizers.

They also are honored by a monument in Public Square. The Wyoming Valley was the scene of the Yankee-Pennamite Wars, a land struggle between Pennsylvania and Connecticut from / The Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society was formed in November of by a group of 25 charter members with an interest in the railroad history.

The Luzerne County Historical Society’s Nathan Denison House (one of the oldest houses in the Wyoming Valley) opens for the season on Sunday,from 1 to 4 p.m. at 35 Denison Street in Forty Fort, PA. The house will be open for tours on Sundays through Septemfrom 1 to. Our tour begins here, at the historic centerpiece of Wilkes-Barre’s downtown.

At various times in its history, Public Square held a fort, a church, a school, and the Luzerne County courthouse and jail. As Wilkes-Barre grew, the area around the Square buzzed with commercial activity.

Inthe old courthouse was demolishedFile Size: 1MB. Since its construction inthis building has been in continuous use for the Luzerne County Historical Society.

Originally, the building housed the exhibits, library, and main offices of the Society. Since the library, archives and main office moved down the street to #49 inthe building has functioned solely as a Museum.

The membership was comprised of most of the leading families in the Wyoming Valley. Many of the streets in Wilkes-Barre, and particularly Kingston, were named after Club members, attesting to their pivotal role in the community.

The original Wyoming Valley Country Club golf course consisted of nine holes, and was 2, yards long. 49 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA [email protected] Phone: () Fax: () Next to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. WILKES‐BARRE, July 29— The Wyoming Valley, engulfed by flood waters June 23–24 when the pounding rains of Tropical Storm Agnes swelled the Susquehanna River to record heights, remains.

Abandoned Railroads of The Wyoming Valley. 1, likes 11 talking about this. The purpose of this page is to bring to light, the vast rail lines that once crisscrossed The Wyoming Valley Area.5/5. - 1st horse car line in Wyoming Valley built Wilkes-Barre to Kingston - 1st cobblestone street in Wilkes-Barre - county prison erected - Wyoming Valley manufacturing company erected - Isaac Perry architect design 1st National Bank; Music Hall in and others - September 6, Avondale mining disaster; men and.

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A History of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania: From Its First Beginnings to the Present Time, Including Chapters of Newly-discovered Early Wyoming Valley History, Together with Many Biographical Sketches and Much Genealogical Material, Volume 5. Free 2-day shipping. Buy A Walking Tour of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - eBook at Congratulations to all participating organizations.

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Harding. Wilkes-Barre (/ ˈ w ɪ l k s ˌ b ɛər / or /-b ɛər i /) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne is one of the principal cities in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical d at the center of the Wyoming Valley, it is second in size to the nearby city of Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Area code: and The Wyoming Valley is a historic industrialized region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, once famous for fueling the industrial revolution in the United States with its many anthracite coal a metropolitan area, it is known as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area, after its principal cities, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, and is the st-largest metropolitan area in the Largest city: Scranton.

The erection of Forts Durkee, Wyoming and Wilkes-Barre within the borders of the town plot, Fort Ogden, just within the border of Plains and Fort Jenkins on the Wilkes-Barre mountain; the capture of John Franklin inand of Timothy Pickering, J ; the zeal of Wilkes-Barreans in the Revolutionary cause; the burning of the village.

The Battle of Wyoming (also known as the Wyoming Massacre) was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders which took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, in Exeter and Wyoming, than Patriots were killed in the battle.

After the battle, Location: Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. Wick wrote a book called “Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys” that included exterior and interior photos of Wilkes-Barre trolley car when it was still in service.

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