With a history extending over 200 years, Pittston City has seen Native American settlements, colonial settlers, wars over land claims (did you know that Pittston at one point was part of Connecticut?), Revolutionary War battles, the rise of the anthracite coal industry and much, much more. Take your time and review the history of the City of Pittston.
Interested in learning more about the City of Pittston? The Greater Pittston Historical Society collects and preserves the history of the Greater Pittston Area.
Pittston in Colonial America and the American Revolution
Learn how Pittston grew from its initial surveying in 1768 through the role it played during the Battle of Wyoming and the American Revolution. LEARN MORE
Pittston: A City Reborn
From the heights it achieved during the anthracite age to the depths it saw in the aftermath of the coal mines closing, see how Pittston City has emerged once again as the Gem of the Wyoming Valley. LEARN MORE