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"Pennsylvania Dutch Impact Across America"

 

NEW EXHIBIT!
"JFK Returns to the Lehigh Valley"

 


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Revolutionary War Exhibit

 

 

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Energy Exhibit

 

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WWII On-Line Exhibit



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2016

 

Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
432 W. Walnut Street
Allentown, PA 18102

   

Ongoing
Exhibits

Exhibit: “Energy Past & Present: Creating, Consuming & Conserving” 
Through simple, fun, hands-on activities, visitors learn about the role of energy in their lives and discover how easy it is to reduce energy use at home.  Sponsored in part by PPL.   FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children, under 5 FREE

 

Exhibit: “The American Revolution”
This exhibit explores how the American Revolution was fought on the battlefield and in the hearts of people in the Lehigh Valley and across the land.  Sponsored in part by grants from the Charles H. Hoch Foundation, County of Lehigh, Holt Family Foundation, Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation, Keystone Nazareth Charitable Foundation, Rider-Pool Foundation, and Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust. FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

Exhibit:  “Stories of World War I”
Discover how America became involved in WWI and how the Lehigh Valley contributed to the Allied victory.  This was one of the deadliest wars in modern history, with implications so profound they reverberate around the world to this day.  This exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by a grant from the Charles H. Hoch Foundation.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

 

 

Exhibit: "JFK Returns to the Lehigh Valley"
Explore John F. Kennedy’s campaign visit to the Lehigh Valley and discover how his legacy inspires us today.  This exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by grants from the Keystone Savings Foundation, the County of Lehigh, and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Trust. FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

Exhibit:  “Pennsylvania Dutch Impact in America”
Explore the Pennsylvania Dutch influence in America.  The exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by grants from the Keystone Savings Foundation, the Rider Pool Foundation, and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Trust.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

July

Saturday, July 9, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Pennsylvania Dutch Garden Lore at the Historic Troxell-Steckel Farm
Discover summertime on a Pennsylvania Dutch farm.  Tour a farmhouse built twenty years before the Declaration of Independence, learn about Pennsylvania Dutch gardens and gardening lore, and see early farm equipment.  Families can even try their hand at farm chores.  Held at the Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum, 4229 Reliance St., Whitehall Township, PA.   FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

Sunday, July 17, 6:30 p.m.: Haines Mill Band Concert: 
Join us at Haines Mill, 3600 Haines Mill Road, Allentown, PA for a performance by the Allentown Band in this lovely creek side setting.  Tours of the historic Haines Grist Mill are available from 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Tours and concert are FREE, but please bring your own lawn chair for the concert.  

 

Saturday, July 23, 12:00 NOON & 2 pm Salem Witch Trial
Experience the horror and drama of an authentically re-created true Salem Witch Trial.  FREE to members, non-member adults $8, non-member children $3. Two performances:  Noon & 2:00 pm. 

 

Sponsored in Part by:

Sponsor: The Morning Call

 

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

 

Season Sponsors:Sponsor: Schmoyer Family of Funeral Homes

 

 

 

 

Season Sponsor: Gross McGinley LLP

 

 

 

 

 

  Exhibits, events, and other operations of the Lehigh County Historical Society are supported in part by grants from the  Century Fund, the Charles H. Hoch Foundation, the Harry C. Trexler Trust, the Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, devoted members of the Society and countless others who have made generous donations.  We thank you; we couldn’t do it without you.

 

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