Category Archives: Luzerne County

The Establishment of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania September 1786

The establishment of Luzerne County in September of 1786 finally brought law and order to the Wyoming Valley. From Wikipedia establishment of Luzerne Co. On September 25, 1786, Luzerne County was formed from part of Northumberland County. It was named after Chevalier … Continue reading

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Another Yankee-Pennamite War 1783 to 1784

If you think that things settled down in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania after the Revolutionary War was over, well, think again. There was another Yankee-Pennamite war that erupted over the land in the area. Please understand that the Pennamites … Continue reading

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The Decree of Trenton 1782 – The Connecticut Settlers in the Wyoming Valley react…

My travels to Scotland are over. We returned several weeks ago. It was an EPIC trip and I am glad I went.  To learn more about where we went and want we did see my other blogs The Man Who … Continue reading

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