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Speakers

Included in the mission statement of the Wayne County Historical Society is the objective to educate the population about the history of the area and its historic value. To comply with this stated goal, the society has assembled a list of speakers who are available to expound on a number of topics of Wayne County history at various events, organizational meetings, reunions, etc. Speakers and topics may be selected from the following list. A request for a topic that is not on the list must be made a month prior to the event to allow time for research.

To request a speaker please contact the Executive Director at 570-253-3240 or email wchs@ptd.net

  • CAROL HENRY DUNN
    • Boarding Houses of Berlin Township
    • Ice Harvesting
    • The Vanishing American Outhouse
    • Place Names in Wayne County
    • The Bethel One-Room School
  • LINDA DIX LEE
    • Spencer Steam Tractor
    • A Farmer’s Daughter: Growing Up in Rural Wayne County
    • Around the Towns in Northern Wayne County Power Point Program
  • ALBERT RUTHERFORD
    • Life of James Wilson
    • Life of James Archbald
    • Life of Horatio Allen
    • Life of David McKelvy Peterson, WWI Ace
    • Life of George W. Woodward
    • Life of Civil War General Edwin S. Osborne
    • Politics in 19th Century Wayne County
    • History of Hebron County/ Life of Samuel Stanton
    • Life of John Torrey
    • Miscellaneous Local History Topics
  • MIMI STEFFEN
    • Rural School Teachers of Yesteryear
  • KAY STEPHENSON
    • Christmas in the Lincoln White House
  • SALLY TALAGA
    • Archiving 101 of Paper Based Collections
    • Processing Items Donated to the Historical Society
    • Jennie Brownscombe, 1850-1936

OTHER TOPICS ON REQUEST