LOCAL AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENTS
Perkasie Historical Society: Museum Events:
For April, May & June 2019
The Perkasie Historical Society Museum is located at 513 W. Walnut Street in Perkasie, Pa.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Walking Tour: "North of Market Street" This tour will observe historic buildings, businesses and architecture of Perkasie. Please meet at 1:00 PM at the Perkasie Railroad Station, 7th Street. Suggested $5.00 donation.
Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19, 2019 Noon to 4:00 PM "Perkasie 140th Anniversary: Perkasie's Soldiers" This display will feature Perkasie soldiers through photographs and artifacts.
Saturday, June 8 and Sunday June 9, 2019 Noon to 4:00 PM "Perkasie 140th Anniversary: Clubs and Organizations" This display will feature the photographs and artifacts from the clubs and organizations of Perkasie.
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Noon to 4:00 PM "Perkasie 140th Anniversary: Clubs and Organizations" This display will feature the photographs and artifacts from the clubs and organizations of Perkasie.
Perkasie Historical Society Meetings:
Come join us the first Tuesday of the month at St. Stephens Church, 110 North 6th Street, Perkasie.
April 2, 2019: "That's Unusual: Funny Stories from Bucks County's Rich History/The Nine Wonders of Bucks- A Tour of the Beautiful Features of the County", presented by columnist Carl LaVo
May 7, 2019: "American Bandstand: Menlo's Record Hop, Dick Clark and Elvis, the late 50's in the Pennridge Area" presented by Tom Moore
June 4, 2019: Perkasie Historical Society Membership Picnic at the Perkasie Carousel.
Come Join Us!
Please call Pat Gahman at 215 257-9624 to reserve your seat. Dinners are $12, payable at the door. The deadline for dinner reservations is the Friday before each meeting at 5 PM.
For additional information please check our website www.perkasiehistory.org
2019 Perkasie Carousel Schedule
SUN. MAY 12 12:00-5:00
MON. MAY 27 12:00-5:00
SUN. JUNE 16 12:00-5:00
SUN. JULY 7* 12:00-8:00pm
SUN. JULY 28 12:00-5:00
SUN. AUG 18 12:00-5:00
SUN. SEPT 8 12:00-5:00
SUN. OCT 6 12:00-5:00
SAT. DEC 7 12:00-5:00
*Community Day Rain Date - July 14, 12-8pm
Located at Menlo Park, 3rd & Park Ave.
Operated by the Perkasie Historical Society
Historical Society of Hilltown Township
Wednesday, April 24 Sterner's Mill in the Village of Tohickon, by J. Thomas Brown, author of The Land of Three Houses. Mr. Brown lived at Sterner's Mill, Tohickon. He will talk about the research from writing his historical fiction about the region that now sits under Lake Nockamixon, the milling trade and early American history. Speaker's Program at the Hilltown Township Building - 7:00 PM
Sunday, May 5 David Kimmerly will give a presentation on his work researching the Strassburger Farmstead, for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Open House at the Strassburger Farmstead 1:30-4:00 PM. Speaker's Program at 2:00.
Saturday, June 8 Our 2nd Flea Market at the Strassburger Farmstead. Plenty of parking for venders and customers. Space reserved on a 1st come 1st served basis.
Worcester Historical Society
April 6, 2019 and every Saturday until Thanksgiving: Open House at Farmers Union Hall, 2011 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, Pa. 19446 (intersection of Valley Forge & Skippack Pike). Library & museum featuring items used in Worcester homes, shop and farms, focusing on pre-Industrial Revolution farming practices. 9 A.M. to noon. Last tour begins at 11:30a.m. Free- Donations appreciated
May 4, 2019 Annual Antique & Collectibles Market. Shop a wide range of antique and collectible dealers, join your friends for lunch and music under the tent, and pick up a home-made cake or pie from our Bake Table. Location: Heyser Field/Worcester Community Hall (1031 Valley Forge Road, Fairview Village 19403) 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information or to be a vender, please visit our website at www.worcesterhistorical.org
May 13, 2019 "Bratwurst or Biscuits? Early American Architecture in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1710-1810" Architect Gregg Scott will explore the there most dominant architectural styles in southeastern PA during the 18th and 19th centuries: Germanic, Traditional, English and Georgian. The focus will be the distinguishing characteristics of each style and how to tell them apart. 7:30 p.m. at the Farmers Union Hall, 2011 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, Pa, 19446 (intersection of Valley Forge Road & Skippack Pike). Donations appreciated; refreshments will be served, and home made pies will be available for purchase.
Lansdale Historical Society
Saturday, April 27, 2019 The Lansdale Historical Society will hold their 9th Annual Spring Tea at the Lansdale Borough Hall at 11:00 A.M. (Doors open at 10:30 A.M.). The program will include a presentation by Fernande Davis, Author of "Girl in the Belgian Resistance". The cost is $35 cash or check and reservations can be made at the Historical Society Research Center, 137 Jenkins Avenue in Lansdale. Please call 215 855-1872 for information.