About Penn Lake

Overview Pre-1920's 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s


1954 article from The Journal:
The Penn Lake Association holds its 2nd annual fair- for fund-raising purposes
(see newspaper clipping below):

Thomas Carter, Sr. and his son, Lawrence are hailed as “heros” for saving the lives of 2 hunters who almost drowned in the lake. They were presented with a plaque at a dinner held in their Honor.  Shown below, the Wilkes-Barre Record newspaper covered the story on October 7, 1957.