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2017

 

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.

Jan.

Monday, January 16: The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum will be OPEN special hours from 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. today.  At 1:00 p.m. we will be holding a special celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  FREE to members, non-member adults $8, non-member children $3.

 

Saturday, January 21, 1:00 p.m.: The Inaugural Address in History
Discover the history and importance of Presidential Inaugural Addresses as you hear some of the most historic Inaugural Addresses of all time.  FREE to members, non-member adults $8, non-member children $3.

Feb.

Saturday, February 4, 1:00 p.m.: “Serious Nonsense:  Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage” Lecture/Book Signing
Just in time for Groundhog Day, Dr. William Donner of Kutztown University will discuss Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and how they celebrate Pennsylvania German heritage and culture.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

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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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