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History of the Lehigh Valley

History of the Lehigh Valley
Sunday, April 15, 2018
12:00 pm

Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
432 Walnut St
Allentown, PA
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Price: Members FREE; non-members $8 adults, $3 children

Discover the History of the Lehigh Valley  story of American history. From the American Revolution to the Industrial Revolution, the Lehigh Valley has been at the forefront.History of the Lehigh Valley provides a sense of proportion and perspective in people’s lives.  A person’s knowledge of history creates a more balanced and tolerant individual.  Visit us today; together we are proving that history matters!

Contact Info
info@lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org

(610) 435-1074

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 1960s: a Decade that Transformed America”
This exhibit explores the 1960s, a decade of change and transformation that helped create our modern world.  Learn about hippies, popular music and culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and much more.  FREE to Lehigh County Historical Society/Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.  Exhibit will remain on display during regular museum hours.  Exhibit and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by grants from the County of Lehigh and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Trust.
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.
 

April

Saturday, April 14, 12:00 NOON and 1:15 p.m.
“The Historic Funeral of Abraham Lincoln” 

Slide/Lecture held at J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home

This slideshow & lecture takes you on an amazing journey in time as you travel with the Lincoln Funeral Train.  This program will be held at the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 1601 Hamilton Street in Allentown.  It will be presented twice—once at 12:00 NOON and a second time at 1:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 21, 1:00 p.m.
New York Times Bestselling Author James Swanson
Lecture/Book Signing on 
“Chasing King’s Killer:  The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassin”
New York Times bestselling author James Swanson will trace the hunt for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassin.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.
 

May

Saturday, May 12, 1:00 p.m.
Mothers Day Tea: “Fabulous Flappers” presented by Ellie Laubner

Relax with a cup of hot tea or coffee and a special treat while you hear about the fabulous Flapper fashions of the “Roaring Twenties.”  A great opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with someone special. FREE to members, non-member adults $10, non-member children $4.  Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Please call Alyce Templeton at 6

Ashle


I'm a travel nurse stayed for 3 months. Nice place and area. If I have an assignment in the Poconos again, I would want to stay here again.

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2018-03-16T18:25:00+00:00

I'm a travel nurse stayed for 3 months. Nice place and area. If I have an assignment in the Poconos again, I would want to stay here again.

Kristen


Oscar was a wonderful host who was attentive to any inconveniences. He was very quick to respond.

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2018-03-16T19:54:31+00:00

Oscar was a wonderful host who was attentive to any inconveniences. He was very quick to respond.

Megan Megan


Oscar was very friendly and attentive! He made sure we were satisfied throughout our rental.

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2018-03-16T20:04:05+00:00

Oscar was very friendly and attentive! He made sure we were satisfied throughout our rental.

Tuto


Oscar was an amazing host and the place was great

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2018-03-16T20:31:50+00:00

Oscar was an amazing host and the place was great

Thomas


We can't say enough about Oscar's hospitality. He was so courteous and responded promptly any time we had a question. If you have a trip to Easton planned or want to explore the Lehigh Valley, this is a great place to

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2018-03-16T20:48:20+00:00

We can't say enough about Oscar's hospitality. He was so courteous and responded promptly any time we had a question. If you have a trip to Easton planned or want to explore the Lehigh Valley, this is a great place to

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