December 9 2013

Press Release: Plain Speaking Series

Honesdale attorney and former mayor Albert G. Rutherford, who will speak on July 19 and August 9 as part of the Wayne County Historical Society's summer "Plain Speaking" program.
The Wayne County Historical Society has announced the speakers for its free summer "Plain Speaking" series. "Plain Speaking" is a summer series of informal talks on Wayne County history by local individuals who have spent years studying their topics. Although the subjects may be serious, the mood is intended to be light. No presentation will take more than an hour and some will be shorter.

All "Plain Speaking" talks are scheduled between 5 and 6 pm on Fridays in July and August in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St., Honesdale.

July Pike County Historian George Fluhr, "The Shohola Train Wreck."
July Linda Dix Lee and Mimi Steffen, "Rural Schools of Preston Township."
July Albert G. "Ab" Rutherford, "James Wilson, Founding Father."
July Bernadine Lennon, "In Flanders Fields."
August Gloria McCullough and Ann O'Hara, "From Pink to Steene."
August Albert G. "Ab" Rutherford, "John C. Delaney: From Ireland to a Congressional Medal of Honor."
August Carol Henry Dunn, "Ice Harvesting in Wayne County."
August Tom Kennedy, "The Pennsylvania Coal Company Gravity Railroad."
August Hank Loftus,"A Feel for Dorflinger Glass."

For more information, contact Gloria McCullough at the Wayne County Historical Society (570-253-3240 or