Seeking to increase awareness in the rich heritage and history of the Nescopeck area of Lower Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.


Area Historical &

Genealogical Society


Welcome to the

Nescopeck Area Historical & Genealogical Society

The photograph shows the Old Turnpike School in Nescopeck Township as it appears today.

Memberships are available for the following levels:

  1. Individual — $15.00

  2. Couple — $25.00

  3. Family — $30.00

  4. Life — $200.00


The Nescopeck Area Historical & Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Nescopeck Township Municipal Building — 429 Berwick Hazleton Hwy., Nescopeck, PA  18635

Join us on Tuesday, April 28th for our keynote speaker, Charlie Petrillo, who is writing a book about the old coal dredging operations in the Susquehanna River. One of our members, Dick Brown, will also be there to share some of his experiences from working on a dredging platform.



Tuesday, April 28th, 2015  at  7:00 p.m.

Nescopeck Township Municipal Building in Lenape Park


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2014-2015 Officers:

President - Holly Hess

Vice-President - Richard Brown

Secretary - Pat Karchner

Treasurer - Nancy Kreuzburg

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