Lackawanna Historical Society plans antique expo, book signing

For Abington Journal | June 7th, 2016 2:09 pm

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna Historical Society will once again team up with Ros-Al Antiques and Floral for the Great Summer Expo antique show at the Four Points Sheraton on Meadow Avenue. A preview party benefiting the society will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 10. The show will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12.

Tickets for the preview party are $25. Ticket holders will automatically be entered into a raffle to win a four-day, three-night package for flamingo Bay Taino Beach Resort in the Bahamas.

Dealers from all over the east coast will sell a variety of treasures, including books, lamps, pottery, country pieces, art and vintage jewelry.

Linda Roller, owner of Liberty Book Shop in Avis will present brief seminars about book collecting and appraisal. The sessions will be held at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Local historian Ronald Moskalczak will hold a book signing of his new book “Scranton’s Automotive Heritage” from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday. The book details the history of automobile manufacturing in Scranton, particularly Maccar Truck. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

For more information about the show or to purchase tickets for the preview party, contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email

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Information provided by the Lackawanna Historical Society.