The Sayre Historical Society Inc. is a not for profit historical association dedicated to preserving the history of Sayre, Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley Railroad. The town and the railroad go hand in hand in the development of the anthracite region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Lehigh Valley Railroad settled the town now known as Sayre, naming it after the LV Chief Engineer Robert H. Sayre. The Sayre Historical Society acquired, historicaly presrved and renovated the 125 year-old former Lehigh Valley Railroad passenger station located in downtown Sayre. The Sayre Historicas Society Museum is housed in the structure and featurs exhibits on local history and an extensive exhibit of Lehigh Valley Railroad history will open in June 2011.