This week's speakers in the Wayne County Historical Society's "Plain Speaking" series are Ann O'Hara and Gloria McCullough (the "History Ladies") who will speak on "From Pink to Steene," the story of how some Wayne County communities got their names, 5pm.
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Verb Konviser will be at the Liberty Public Library discussing the Vegetarian Hotel, 6:30pm. He will also have a vegetarian cookbook available for sale based on the recipes his mother used in the hotel. 845/292-6070.
The speaker for the "Sundays at the Museum" program at the Wayne
County Historical Society is Dorothy Kieff, and the topic will be "History of Catholic Churches in Honesdale during the D&H Canal Era," 2pm. 570/253-3240.
The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will hold a lecture by Museum Historian Stephen Skye at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. 845/754-8870.
Barry Lewis will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Lewis, an editor and columnist at the Times Herald Record and former waiter and pool manager in the Catskills, will discuss the history of the resorts and give a multimedia presentation on the newspaper's project to make sure the golden age of the Borscht Belt is not forgotten. 845/794-4660.
Maria O'Donovan, historical archaeologist from Binghamton University, will speak about the Public Archaeology Facility's research in the Parksville, NY area at the E. B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
The Equinunk Historical Society will present a program on the brass bands of Northeast Pennsylvania, 1pm. Dr. Kenneth Kreitner will tell the story of the brass bands in Wayne County between 1897 and 1901. 570/224-6722.
Owls of the Night Program. Join Park Ranger Szupillo for a program on owls at the Lacawac Sanctuary, 10:30am. Free. 570/689-9494.
Linus Myers presents "Jeremiah Gunn, Honesdale’s Unknown Gettysburg hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.
Linus Myers presents "About a forgotten hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.