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Exhibit: "The Life & Legacy of General Harry C. Trexler"

 

Exhibit on

"Native Americans:
A Diverse & Evolving History"

 

American Presidency Exhibit


WWII On-Line Exhibit



2019

 

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

   
Ongoing Exhibits

Exhibit: Native Americans:  A Diverse & Evolving History
Native Americans have inhabited Pennsylvania for more than 10,000 years.  Featuring hundreds of authentic Native American artifacts, this exhibition explores what archaeology tells us about the Native Americans of Eastern Pennsylvania.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.  Exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by a grant from the Keystone Savings Foundation.

 

 

Exhibit: The American Presidency
This exhibition features Presidential portraits, campaign buttons, and commemorative pieces 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.

 

Exhibit:  How the Lehigh Valley Changed America
Explore how our region’s industries and businesses have made historic contributions to the development of America.  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. 

  Exhibit:  The Life & Legacy of General Harry C. Trexler
Explore the inspiring life and legacy of General Harry C. Trexler, industrialist, conservationist, and philanthropist. Learn about his many interests, hobbies, and business pursuits. Discover the greatness of Harry Trexler and his wife Mary. FREE to members, non-member adults $8, non-member children $3.
December

Saturday November 30 - Saturday, December 28, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. “Thomas the Tank Engine Fun Room” Open SATURDAYS “ONLY"
Enjoy our “Thomas the Tank Engine” Fun Room with crafts and a model train operating.  The Thomas Fun Room crafts and train will be open Saturdays ONLY from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

Saturday, December 7: 11:00 am– 3:00 pm, last tour 3:00
“A Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas at the Historic Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum”
Travel back to the 1800s as a Pennsylvania Dutch farm family prepares for Christmas.  Discover old-fashioned holiday games, baking, folk stories, and tree decorating.  The Belsnickel (St. Nicholas in furs), will give treats.  Held at the Historic Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt. Tours last about one hour.  Last tour starts at 3:00 p.m.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.  This program is not designed to promote or inhibit any culture or religion over another.  It is designed to teach and educate about customs from the past. 

 

Saturday, December 14, 1:00 p.m.“Abraham Reeser Horne and the Education of Pennsylvania Germans” Presented by William Donner
Dr. William Donner of Kutztown University will speak about education among the Pennsylvania Germans, including the influential role of Abraham Reeser Horne, who advocated for bilingual education in the 1870s.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

Saturday, December 21, 1:00 p.m.: “The Holidays at Hess’s”
Re-live the wonders of Hess’s Department Store at the holidays in this lecture/slide show.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.  This program is not designed to promote or inhibit any culture or religion over another.  It is designed to teach and educate about customs from the past. 

 

 

All Program Information is subject to change & rescheduling.

Always contact the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
for the most up-to-date information.

 

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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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