Events and Programs

2021

 Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
432 W. Walnut Street
Allentown, PA 18102
 EXHIBITS:
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 $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, May 14, 2022
Genealogy Workshop, 9:00 AM to Noon
Learn how to research your Civil War Ancestors. Pre-registration is required. Please call Alyce at 610-435-1074 to register.
Refreshments from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Workshop begins at 9:00 AM.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Join us for a day of music and historical fun! The Allentown Band will be performing on the lawn of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum at 1:00 PM. Weather permitting. Please bring your own lawn chair.
Trout Hall will be open for tours from Noon to 4:00 PM.
 Sponsored in Part by:       
 
 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.