December 22 2010

Press Release: New Afghan at WCHS Shop

Kay Stephenson, WCHS Museum Shop Manager, and Lynne Ober, Owner of Your Finishing Touch Gift Outlet of Richland, PA, which produced the afghan for WCHS.

The Wayne County Historical Society has received its first shipment of a new Wayne County afghan featuring buildings and objects from Wayne County's historic past. Images include the Wayne County Courthouse, Silsby Steamer Fire Engine, Hawley Bandstand, Old Stone Jail, Joel Hill Saw Mill, Bethel One-Room School House, Delaware & Hudson Canal Company Office (Wayne County Historical Society museum and library), Waymart Gravity Railroad Depot, Dorflinger Glass Worker's House, and the Stourbridge Lion. The 52" x 68" multi-colored afghan is 100% cotton and priced at $55 plus tax. The afghan is available in the Museum Shop at 810 Main St., Honesdale, Wednesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm; on the society's website at; or by phone or email with a credit card - 570-253-3240 or