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NEW EXHIBIT!
"Pennsylvania Dutch Impact Across America"

 

NEW EXHIBIT!
"JFK Returns to the Lehigh Valley"

 


ONGOING
Revolutionary War Exhibit

 

 

ONGOING!
Energy Exhibit

 

NEW!
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.

April

Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. – 12 NOON: Student Art Exhibition Opening
This exhibition will feature art of 5th grade students at Ritter Elementary School in Allentown.

May

Saturday, May 7th, 1 p.m.: “Mother’s Day Tea”
Relax with a cup of hot tea or coffee and a special treat while you hear about historical fashions.  A great opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with someone special. FREE to members, non-member adults $9, non-member children $4.  Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Please call Alyce Templeton at 610-435-1074, Ext. 14. “Call Today!” 

 

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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