• 1 Martin’s Creek Artists Annual Art Exhibit Coming!
  • 2 Reminder: Nicholson Bridge Days Tomorrow Sept 14th
  • 3 Lenoxville Community Band at Nicholson Bridge Days
  • 4 Still Grateful Fest 2 at Mountain Sky this weekend.
  • 5 Nicholson Talent Show Sept 14
  • 6 Nicholson Bridge Day Celebration
  • 7 Are you the next Nicholson Idol?
  • 8 Lackawanna Trail Dress Code for 2014
  • 9 Martin’s Creek Artists Annual Art Exhibit !
  • 10 Sentencing in Nicholson August
  • QuickFact
  • BridgeDay
  • The Bridge

Nicholson Bridge Facts:


Designer - A. Burton Cohen

Project engineer - G.J. Ray

Bridge length - 2,375 feet.

Height - 240 feet above stream level

more than 300 feet above bedrock

The workforce involved some 500 men, most of them unskilled laborers..

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Bridge Day Celebration

imageArea residents descend on Nicholson the second Sunday in September to celebrate Nicholson Bridge Day.Nicholson celebrates its most famous landmark with Nicholson Bridge Day.When: September 14th 2014 @ 9am - 4pm

Chicken BBQ @11am

Talent contest starts @ 11:00

registration begins @ 10:30For more info please call: 942 6747 . .

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The 7th wonder of the world?

image"a thing colossal and impressive - those arches! How really beautiful they were. How symmetrically planned! And the smaller arches above, how delicate and lightsomely graceful! " Theodore Dreiser.. .

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Vintage image of Nicholson Bridge
Photo Gallery
Nicholson Bridge Photo Gallery.

The gallery has historical bridge images, local ancestry and Nicholson related photos.

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Photos of People and Places

Local Artists

A Variety of Art from the areas Best!

Art Gallery
Lions Football 2014
Keep up with schedules and scores.

Lackawanna Trail High School and Jr Football.

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Nicholson Event Listings

  • Next Nicholson Heritage Association meeting



    Next Nicholson Heritage Association meeting:

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
    First Presbyterian Church
    65 State Street
    Nicholson, PA 18446

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  • Still Grateful Fest 2 at Mountain Sky this weekend.

    Mountain Sky Presents 3 days of Peace , Camping and Live Music!!

    When: September 12,13,14  2014.


    Mountain Sky featuring a great lineup of local and regional bands, projection lighting, hayrides, food & craft vendors, camping, kids activities, campfire jams, b.y.o.b., and everything FESTIVAL!! 

    Tickets are on sale now thru ticketfly.com or at one of our local ticket outlets listed on our website mountainsky.net under the 'faq' section.

    Weekend Pass only $35 when you purchase before day of show!
    Weekend Pass $45 at the gate.
    Day Passes available at the gate; 
    Fridy $15, Saturday $25, Sunday $10
    CAMPING INCLUDED with all passes.
    Kids 12 & Under are FREE

    For a complete line up and tickets prices please visit the Mountain Sky official facebook and website.

     Mountain Sky music and arts festival grounds are located just north of Scranton PA, exit 202 off I-81 RT. 107.

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  • Harvest Festival in Nicholson

    St Patricks Church in Nicholson is having it's 2nd Annual Harvest Festival September 28th.  


    The festivites start at noon and end at 4pm.  


    • Bountiful Baskets 
    • Live music
    • Book Sale
    • Kid's games
    • Bake Sale
    • Rummage Sale
    • 10 Soup varieties!
    • Ma Greenley's BBQ
    • Chicken Dinner 
    • Pulled Pork Dinner
    • 300.00,100.00 and 50.00 raffles!
    • Wine and Beer
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  • Nicholson Talent Show Sept 14

    Does You have Talent?


     Nicholson Bridge Day will be hosting a talent show this year.  The show starts at 11 am but you can get there early to register starting at 10:30.  The talent show requires registration.  you can also register by phone by contacting Patty Mcfarland 942-4191 or for more information.

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  • Martin’s Creek Artists Annual Art Exhibit !

    Martin’s Creek Artists Annual Art Exhibit:

     Saturday, October 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    United Methodist Church

    64 State Street Nicholson, PA 18446

    For more information, please call 570-942-6995 or 570-942-4489.

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  • Nicholson welcomes the Stage Door Dancers!

    Stage Door Dancers @ Nicholson Bridges Days:


    Beginning at noon the Stage Door Dancers will perform! 


    For more information about the Stage Door Dancers please visit their Facebook page


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  • Carriage Rides at Bridge Day Celebration

    Nicholson Bridge Day September 14th 2014 9am-4pm


    Don't Miss the carriage rides beginning at 11am until 4pm!

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  • Ross Park Zoo Animals at Nicholson Bridge Day

    Ross Park Zoo Animals comes to Nicholson!

    Visit the animals at 11am -1pm up by The Pinery!


    Nicholson Bridge Day Celebration Sept. 14,2014,9am-4pm.


    For more information on the animals visit their website: http://new.rossparkzoo.com/




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  • Reminder: Nicholson Bridge Days Tomorrow Sept 14th

    Nicholson Bridge Day

    Sept. 14, 2014, 9am-4pm

    Main Street Nicholson, Pa Rt 11 and RT92

    DJ Mike Hawver

    Music All Day by the Nicholson Guitar Studio,

    Varios bands and performers!

    • 9:00am National Anthem Flag salute
    • 10:30 Talent Show - Registration
    • 11:00 Talent show - Judging
    • 11:00- 4:00 Carrage Rides
    • 11:00 Chicken BBQ till sold out
    • 11:00 - 1:00 Ross Park Zoo Animals
    • 12:00 Stage Door Dancers
    • 2:00 - 3:00 Lenoxville Band
    • 3:30 Raffle Drawing

    Train Display HO by EMMRRC


    For Information call 942-6747, 942-4191

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  • First Presbyterian Church Choir Rehearsals

    First Presbyterian Church Choir Rehearsals

    Choir begins rehearsals on Tuesday the 16th.  New members are always welcome!

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  • Presbyterian Woman Plan Fundraiser!

    Presbyterian Women are planning a fundraiser for their mission budget at Perkins, Tunkhannock, Wednesday, September 17, 4-8 pm. 

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