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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
Exhibit

Exhibit: “The American Presidency”
This exhibition features Presidential portraits, campaign buttons, commemorative pieces, and original items related to individual presidents such as Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy.  Exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by grants from the County of Lehigh and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Trust.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

Dec.

Through Friday, December 30:  Holiday Model Railroads 
Enjoy our holiday exhibit at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, including model railroads and our “Thomas the Tank Engine” Fun Room.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.
Model Trains operate for children:
-Saturday & Sunday December 10-11 12:00 NOON - 4:00 pm
-Saturday & Sunday December 17-18 12:00 NOON - 4:00 pm
-Tuesday-Friday December 20-23 12:00 NOON - 4:00 pm
-Monday-Friday December 26-30 12:00 NOON - 4:00 pm
Please call before coming to ensure model trains are operating.

 

Saturday, December 10, 1:00 p.m.: Slide/Lecture:  Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas
Learn about early Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas customs, including the Christmas tree, and discover how those customs shaped modern holiday traditions.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

Friday, December 16, 7:00 p.m.: Slide/Lecture Hess’s Department Store
Re-live the wonders of Hess’s Department Store, and view authentic film footage from the glory days of Hess’s.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

Saturday, December 17, 1:00 p.m.: Slide/Lecture:  Downton Abbey Christmas
Discover the magic of Christmas as it could only happen at Downton Abbey.  Enjoy a fresh treat straight from the Downton Abbey cookbook.  Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Please call Alyce Templeton at 610-435-1074, Ext. 14. “Call Today!”  FREE to members; non-members $10 adults, $5 children.

 

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 Air Products Foundation, the Century Fund, the Charles H. Hoch Foundation, the Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation, the Harry C. Trexler Trust, the devoted members of the Society, and countless others who have made generous donations. 

Funding for the Lehigh County Historical Society is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

We thank you; we could not do it without member support.

 

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