WHITE MILLS - The Wayne County Historical Society has announced as part of its Centennial Celebration, Celebrating Our First 100 Years, a Wayne County Symposium. It will be held on Saturday, June 24th at The Dorflinger Factory Museum, 8 Elizabeth Street in White Mills.
This day-long symposium will be jam packed with local history, told by local historians, business personalities, and veterans and moderated by WVIA television personality Lisa Mazzarella.
“For those who love history and Wayne County this is not to be missed,” said Society officials.
The format for the event will be a program of speakers and panels presenting on: Agricultural Heritage, Industrial Heritage, The Growth of Tourism and Hospitality, The Banking Industry, People who Made Wayne County Great, and a special section on Defending our Nation which will include Veteran speakers and historic letters from past wars.
The day will wrap up with a brief history of the Wayne County Historical Society with county Historian, Peter Becker.
The program starts with registration and breakfast at 8 a.m., includes lunch, and concludes at 4 p.m. The ticket price is $35 for WCHS Members and $40 for non members. Registration needs to be received by June 15th. Forms can be obtained at the WCHS or reservations can be made over the phone using a credit card.
For more information or to register for this once in a lifetime symposium, please stop in at the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main Street in Honesdale, call 570-253-3240, see the website www.waynehistorypa.org , or visit the Society’s Facebook page.