on the Zinc Industry in Palmerton, Pa.


Exhibit on

"Native Americans:
A Diverse & Evolving History"


American Presidency Exhibit

WWII On-Line Exhibit



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 Zinc Industry in Palmerton, Pennsylvania
Discover the importance of zinc and its impact on Palmerton, Pennsylvania.  FREE to Lehigh County Historical Society/Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.


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.



Saturday, July 14th, 1:00 p.m.: “The Honorable Asa Packer: His Life and Times”
In this lecture and book signing, author Eileen Potter Kopelman will explore Asa Packer and his impact on the Lehigh Valley.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 


Sunday, July 15th, 6:30 p.m.: Haines Mill Band Concert
Join us at Haines Mill, 3600 Haines Mill Road, Allentown, PA for a performance by the Allentown Band in this lovely creek side setting.  Tours of the historic Haines Grist Mill are available from 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Tours and concert are FREE, but please bring your own lawn chair for the concert.   Note:  New Parking Location.  Please park in the lot accessed from the driveway southeast of the mill signed “Cedar Creek Parkway East,” and walk along the paved path from the parking lot to the mill.  Note: Parking is no longer allowed on the grass field across the creek in the rear of the mill.



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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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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