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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



2020

 

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.
February

February 1 - February 29: Exhibit:  Lehigh Valley Black African History
Discover local African American history in this exhibit.  FREE to members, non-member adults $8, non-member children $3.

 

Saturday, February 29, 1:00 pm:
Mammoth Bone Houses in Ukraine During the Last Ice Age

Presented by Dr. Kurt Carr
Dr. Kurt Carr, Senior Curator of Archaeology at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, will explain how woolly mammoth bones were used to build houses in Ukraine 15,000 years ago during the last Ice Age.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

March

Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: EAGLEFEST 2020
Programs at 12:00 NOON & 1:15 p.m.
Experience a close encounter with live raptors including a Peregrine Falcon, a Red-Tailed Hawk, and a Bald Eagle, symbol of American pride.  Enjoy learning about and seeing these fascinating and powerful creatures during a presentation held at 12 NOON and again at 1:15 p.m. Family fun throughout the day includes crafts, an egg hunt, and much more. This is a family fun event! FREE to members; non-members $9 adults, $5 children.

 

Saturday, March 14, 1:00 p.m.: Former KGB Agent Jack Barsky Lecture/Book Signing on Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America
Gain an inside look at Soviet espionage and discover the astounding journey of a KGB agent in the midst of the Cold War.  Jack Barsky’s story has been featured on television’s 60 Minutes.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

Saturday, March 21, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:
All-New Genealogy Workshop

Beginners and experts alike will discover fascinating sessions to help them in the search for their families’ roots at this all-new workshop.  $15 for members; $30 for non-members; preregistration and prepayment are required.  Please contact Alyce Templeton at 610-435-1074, Ext. 14 for registration. 

 

Saturday, March 21, 1:00 p.m.: A History of African Americans in the Lehigh Valley slideshow presented by Lecturer Fred Montgomery,
Educator and Lecturer Fred Montgomery will explore the often-forgotten story of African American history in the Lehigh Valley.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

 

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.

This Project was financed in part by a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development.

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

 

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