Everhart Museum hosts new fundraiser – Diwali – Festival of Lights

The Everhart Museum will host a new fundraiser, Diwali – the Festival of Lights. Diwali is an ancient festival observed around the world by Buddhists, Sikhs, Hindus, and Jains. It is a colorful and joyous time when family, friends, food, and a display of lights herald good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. It celebrates traditions, rituals, and family. Attire: Colorful!

Special Everhart Museum Membership Opportunity – One Day Only!

On Thursday, August 29th, the Everhart Museum will be allowing visitors to join or renew an “individual” museum membership and receive “family” membership benefits for a full year. Also, all members will receive an additional 10% off (20% total) in the Museum Store. About the Everhart Museum:
Founded in 1908, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art is the largest general museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Everhart Museum, located in Nay Aug Park in Scranton, is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to the collection, care, and display of a diverse array of artifacts, including natural history, science, and fine arts. Through our exhibitions and programs, the Everhart Museum has become an invaluable regional resource for educational and cultural opportunities.

Bement-Billings Farmstead | #tbt

In 1792, Asa Bement, Jr., a 28-year old blacksmith and Revolutionary War veteran traveled from Massachusetts to claim his new homestead along Owego Creek. This photo of the property was taken in 1894. Today, the house is a living history museum and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more in our Path Through History Video about the museum:

Photo Courtesy of the Tioga County Historical Society.