Learn about the Irish settlement of the Hazleton region in the 19th century and how Hazleton's South Side became known as "Donegal Hill." The booklet covers the settlement patterns of Hazleton's Irish population, the establishment and growth of St. Gabriel's Church, the story behind urban redevelopment in the 1960s, and many photos of the South Side and St. Gabriel's parish and school.Type your paragraph here.

The following guide books are available for purchase for $5 each, plush shipping. Upon receipt of payment the guidebook will be mailed to you. If you have any specific questions please contact Charles McElwee at or 570-856-6010.

Learn about the history behind the residential landmarks of the storied Church Street neighborhood! The neighborhood, slated to become a historic district, contains countless blocks of Victorian, Tudor, and Queen Anne homes. This booklet tells the story behind the homes, the unique architectural features of selected properties, and the families that led the development of this neighborhood in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.