Headlines

 

 

CORPORATE SUPPORTERS

 

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

 

Exhibit on

"Native Americans:
A Diverse & Evolving History"

 

American Presidency Exhibit


WWII On-Line Exhibit



2021

 

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

 

EXHIBITS:

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:  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.

 

 

 UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, September 18, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm:  Coin Expo

This free day-long  event is filled with fun and learning for the whole family: Free verbals appraisals all day; coins bought and sold by dealers; free coins for children and much more. As per CDC guidelines face masks are required.  

Allentown Band Concert Rescheduled:

Sunday, September 26 at 3:00 pm:  The Allentown Band at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum

Join the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum and The Allentown Band for an open-air concert on the lawn of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 26 at 3:00 pm.   You must bring your own lawn chair.   

Virtual Program: Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm: Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature

Professor Ron Keller of Lincoln College will speak on his newest book, Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature. Discover how Lincoln's tenure in the Illinois legislature laid the groundwork for his rise to the presidency. Learn how Lincoln's character made him one of the most revered figures in world history.

Virtual Program: Wednesday, October 20, 7:00 pm: Making Iron at Lock Ridge Furnace

Lock Ridge Furnace operated as an iron furnace from 1868 to 1921. Learn about the furnace and those who toiled there with Dr. John Marsella.

Saturday, October 30, 1:00 pm: Words Have Meaning: Profound Expressions of Historic Significance

"From Socrates to the modern era", scholar Peter Kern will tell us how different perspectives have shaped our world and remain relevant today. This fascinating talk is by our most popular lecturer.

Check back for more information on these and upcoming programs.

           

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored in Part by:

 

 

 

 

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 •Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation, the •Harry C. Trexler Trust, the •Lehigh Valley Arts & Culture Relief Fund of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, 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.

 

| Terms of Use | ©2006 Lehigh County Historical Society