Plymouth Historical Society, Inc.
115 Gaylord Ave.
Plymouth, Pa 18651
Updated: July 15, 2021
The Plymouth Historical Society Inc. established in 1986, is a non profit 501 c 3 organization, funded through donations. Our mission statement is the preservation, protection and projection, of our local history. The society does extensive genealogical and local historical research. We have established a reference library and museum, on the premises, containing numerous historical artifacts and displays which reflect our local history. The Plymouth Historical Society research and museum facility is located at 115 Gaylord Ave, Plymouth, Pa. We have safely reopened, our regular hours thru November are 12 pm to 4 pm Thursday and Saturday. Other times and days by appointment.
The PHS is also active in our community, participating in local events and in the preservation of historical sites such as the Avondale Mine Disaster Site in Plymouth Township.
For more info, use the contact form below
or call our office at 570-779-5840
New members and volunteers are always welcome!
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The PHS is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law
Local Cemetery and
Plymouth High School Yearbooks
Gov. Arthur H. James collection
Plymouth School vaccination records
The Ashley Pa Post Office
Anthracite Coal Mining
Avondale Mine Site
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WNEP TV "On the road with Mike Stevens" coal mining segment filmed at the Plymouth Historical Society
Hunlock Creek Railroad Depot video link
The Plymouth Historical Society received an Excellence in Community Service Award during the Hometown Heroes Service at the Faith Baptist Church. Pictured L-R are Board Members Mark Ruseskas, Mary Beth Kondrad, Steve Kondrad, Joe Slusser, Georgetta Potoski and Albert Dragan.
PHS Board Member Joe Slusser portraying a coal miner places a flower in the memorial wreath, during the 150th commemoration of the Avondale Mine Disaster.
Plymouth Historical Society Board Members; Peg Makos, John Stevenson and Joe Slusser honoring the Revolutionary War Patriots from Plymouth, at the Commemoration of the Battle of Wyoming Ceremony.
Plymouth Historical Society
115 Gaylord Ave
Plymouth, Pa 18651
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