December 24 2012

Press Release: Bus Trip to Espino Exhibit

"Get the Farmers out of the Mud," by Juan Espino, showing the State Capitol in Harrisburg during the time of former Gov. Gifford Pinchot, famous for (among other accomplishments) his efforts to improve the quality of Pennsylvania's roads. The painting will be the centerpiece of the Espino exhibit at the Capitol.

Juan Espino, Guest Curator of the current exhibit of the paintings of Howard D. Becker at the Wayne County Historical Society.

The Wayne County Historical Society's bus to the opening of the exhibit of paintings by Hawley artist Juan Espino at the State Capitol in Harrisburg on October 1, is nearly full, with only a half dozen seats remaining. The exhibit, sponsored by Rep. Michael T. Peifer, will showcase paintings illustrating the history and beauty of Wayne and Pike Counties and the career of Gov. Gifford Pinchot. Price of the tickets for the bus excursion to Harrisburg is $35. Reservations can be made in person at the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St., Honesdale, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 12-4 pm; or by phone (570-253-3240) or email ( with credit card. For more information, contact Gloria McCullough at 570-253-3240 or