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The First Locomotive To Run on Commercial Track in America

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810 Main Street,  Honesdale, PA 18431
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Winter Hours

As of January 2014, we are happy to announce winter hours. We will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Research library will be open, museum shop and main museum. However, some exhibits may be closed because we will be working on new exhibits for 2014. Come join us! For more information call us at 570-253-3240 or email us at

Delaware & Hudson Canal
Towpath to Trail Project

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Make plans to be at Bistro 1202 at the Hotel Wayne on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014! The Hotel Wayne is the proud sponsor of March’s Tastes of Wayne First Wednesday event which benefits the Wayne County Historical Society. Relax and enjoy a meal in the spacious historic dining room with original brick and 12 foot tin ceilings. Choose from a menu featuring everything from the delectable bistro chips to a mouth watering steak or one of their creative specials. Whet your appetite with a view of their menu on-line at The Hotel Wayne is located at 1202 Main Street in Honesdale. Make a reservation today by calling 253-3290 or stop in on Wednesday, March 5th for a delicious meal. Getting together with friends for a wonderful evening with great food and drinks is the perfect way to fight off the winter blues! A portion of each meal will support the Wayne County Historical society!

Wayne Hotel


April 20 - December 28, 2013:
Wednesday - Saturday, 10AM - 4PM
Sundays, Noon - 4PM, Memorial Day - Columbus Day
(Main Museum Only)
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas

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