Welcome to Lackawaxen, PA
By Karen Rice, Northeast PA & Lake Wallenpaupack Home Sales
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
Lackawaxen PA: Where Two Rivers MeetSettled in a valley in Upper Delaware Region, the sleepy village of Lackawaxen PA is found where the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers come together. In fact, “Lackawaxen,” is a Lenape name meaning “The Place where Two Rivers Meet”. Leni-Lenape and Seneca tribes used the land along these two rivers for hunting and trading. Afterward, the first Europeans arrived and settled the area in 1770.During the 1800s, this Pike County town bustled with activity. In particular, local industry included logging, quarrying for Pennsylvania blue stone, shipping via the D & H canal, and rail traffic. By comparison, it is now pleasantly quiet with a subtle historic flavor.The Stourbridge Line runs regular scenic rail excursions. Starting in Honesdale (the birthplace of ...