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Charge Plate, Scranton Dry Goods

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Before the advent of credit cards, customers with good credit could hold a “charge plate” at their favorite department store. The cards were often…

Preno's Restaurant

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Thomas Preno and his wife opened their Italian restaurant at the corner of Lackawanna Avenue and Adams Avenue in 1932. The restaurant was a popular…

Nay Aug Park Zoo

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Nay Aug Park was created in the 1890s as part of the City Beautiful movement to beautify urban areas. The park provided a green space for strolling, a…