Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

    1280 Highway 315
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    More than 80 live harness racing days, 2,500 slots, eight electronic blackjack tables, and more can be found at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Luzerne County Courthouse

    200 North River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
    This turn-of-the-century structure contains several paintings and architectural designs.
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  • Nathan Denison House

    35 Denison Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704
    570-288-5531 or 570-288-5623
    The restored Nathan Denison House is the oldest house in the Wyoming Valley. It is furnished inside and out as it would have been in Denison’s day.
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Swetland Homestead, The

    885 Wyoming Avenue
    Wyoming, PA 18644
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the historic Swetland Homestead contains the original cabin that was built on this site in 1803. "Period rooms, spanning the seventy years from...
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Bishop Memorial Library, The

    49 South Franklin Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Located in Historic Downtown Wilkes-Barre
    Found in a circa 1875 former residence, the Bishop Memorial Library houses the Luzerne County Historical Society's genealogical resources and executive offices. The Library is open to the public...
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  • Osterhout Free Library

    71 South Franklin Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    Located in the second church building on the left of South Franklin Street, this Osterhout Free Library branch is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Luzerne County Museum, The

    69 South Franklin Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Located directly behind the Osterhout Free Library in historic downtown Wilkes-Barre, the Luzerne County Museum's permanent exhibits relating to area Native Americans and anthracite mining are housed...
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  • Sordoni Art Gallery

    150 South River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
    The Stark Learning Center of Wilkes University
    Chosen as the "Best Art Gallery in Luzerne County" by the readers of the Diamond City newspaper, the Sordoni Art Gallery's houses an impressive permanent collection of around close to 1,300 objects. ...
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Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Lion Brewery, Inc.

    700 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18750
    The Brewhouse was built in 1905. At this time, the Delaware and Hudson Company sold the land to The Luzerne County Brewing Company. On March 20, 1905 the land was sold in the sum of $1.00 under the...
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  • Lion Brewery, The

    700 North Pennsylvania Avenue
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
    Dedicated to producing true handcrafted beers using state-of-the-art brewing technology, the Lion Brewery's lagers and ales are brewed in small batches using only the finest hops and malts available...
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