Local Area Historical Society
June, July & August 2018 Events

Perkasie Historical Society

Visit us at the museum!

June 9th and 10th-Noon to 4 PM and July 7th-Noon to 4 PM.  "30th Anniversary of the 1988 Great Perkasie Fire"    This display will tell the story of the Great Fire of 1988 with photographs and artifacts.

August 18th  4-8 PM Car Show,

August 19th  Noon to 4 PM and September 8th & 9th-Noon to 4 PM: "60th Anniversary of Moving the 1832 South Perkasie Covered Bridge"  This display will tell the story of the moving of the oldest Covered Bridge in Bucks County.

Join us for a meeting at our new meeting location,  St. Stephen's Church!  The Perkasie Historical Society Meetings
are held the first Tuesday of the month.  The church is located at the corner of 6th & Arch Streets (110 North 6th St.) in Perkasie.  Please call Pat Gahman at 215-257-9624 to reserve your seat for dinner.  Dinners are $12 payable at the door.  The deadline for dinner reservations is now the Wednesday before each meeting.

There are no meetings in July or August

June 5th 6:30 PM Perkasie Historical Society Picnic at the Carousel-Dinner cost is $12. Please be sure to call for reservations.

Come ride the Carousel!

The Carousel Schedule:

June 17th  Noon - 5 PM

July 8th (Community Day) Noon - 8 PM - Rail date July 15th

July 29  Noon to 5 PM

August 19th  Noon - 5 pm


June 16, 10 AM to 3 PM   Dice, Dominoes, and Dealings - Come and learn about colonial games at our
                                      Annual colonial game day.  The event is free.

September 14  Tavern Night - Our annual fundraiser combines local food, drink and history in a one-of-a-
                 kind event.  Tickets and additional information is available at

1st and 3rd Saturdays of each Month         3 PM to 5 PM.  Drop-in Workshops - Experience the past hands-on
                       with our drop-in workshops.  Learn colonial crafts, games, skills and more!  Drop-in
                       workshops are great for the wholel family

Empire in Your Pantry
- through December.  Learn all about how global trade and goods effected those
          who lived in the Morgan Log House before, during and after the American Revolution.

For additionall informations and hours of operations
Contact the Morgran Log House at
www.morganloghouse.org or call 215 368-2480

Lansdale Historical Society
 Saturday, August 25 - Lansdale Founders Day - Our events for the day include an open house and tours at the Jenkins Homestead, 137 Jenkins Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a tour of the Lansdale Cemetery that will start at 9:15 a.m. and will include a program on the military service of prominent Lansdalians buried in the cemetery.

North Wales Hist. Commission
Trolley History with Introduction of Book on Same & Book Signing Presented by Mike Szilagyi
 June 19, 2018, Borough Hall at 7:00 PM