Events and Programs

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

Admission Price includes all Museum Exhibits, Research Library, and most Programs:
Members FREE, Non-member Adults $10, 3-11 yrs. $3, Under 2 Free
Ongoing ExhibitsExhibit: 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 $10 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 $10 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 $10, non-member children $3.         
Exhibit: Donald P. Miller: Philanthropist, Community Leader and Businessman
Discover the impact Don Miller made by supporting more than 200 nonprofits in the Lehigh Valley.  Learn how he established The Century Fund to help nonprofit organizations achieve success. View a media production about his life and legacy.  
FREE to members, non-member adults $10,ages 2-11 $3, under 2 FREE  
  Exhibit: The American Revolution
The American Revolution was a seminal event in world history. It created the United States and gave our country its identity.
Explore how the American Revolution transformed America, inspiring it with many of America’s nobles ideals: commitment to freedom and liberty, equality, constitutionalism and self-government. Learn about the tremendous sacrifices made by ordinary people to gain independence and create a new nation.
FREE to members, non-member adults $10,ages 2-11 $3, under 2 FREE 

Upcoming Events  & Programs 

Saturday, April 13 at 1:00: How the American Industrial Revolution Began in the Lehigh Valley.
Enjoy a lecture program presented by Martha Capwell Fox, historian and author, Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.
Learn about the combination of natural and mineral resources that helped fuel the Industrial Revolution. Discover some of the fascinating people who helped trigger the Industrial Revolution, and explore how they innovated and transformed mining, transportation, and industry in the mid-19th century.
FREE to members, Non-member adults $10, children $3, under age 2, FREE


 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 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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