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Exhibit on

"Native Americans:
A Diverse & Evolving History"

 

American Presidency Exhibit


WWII On-Line Exhibit



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2018

 

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 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.

 

May

Saturday, May 19, 1:00 p.m.
“The Making of a General”
presented by Chief Curator/Assistant Director Jill Youngken

Brigadier General Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays, USA (1920-2018), the first woman General in U.S. History, was from Allentown, Pennsylvania.  View images of her early life, see her military gear, and learn more about this inspiring woman’ life.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children.

 

June

Saturday, June 2, 1:00 p.m.: D-Day Remembrance Program
Explore the dramatic Allied invasion at Normandy on D-Day with a PowerPoint Lecture.  Then hear from bombardier-navigator Maj. Nathan Kline (USAF-Ret), who flew across the English Channel that morning.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

Saturday, June 16, 1:00 p.m.: Juneteenth Event
Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day,” commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.   Discover the historic and significant role enslaved black Americans played working for and promoting their own freedom in this PowerPoint Lecture.  FREE to members; non-members $8 adults, $3 children. 

 

 

All Program Information is subject to change & rescheduling.

Always contact the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
for the most up-to-date information.

 

Sponsored in Part by:

Sponsor: The Morning Call

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season Sponsors:

Sponsor: Schmoyer Family of Funeral Homes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season Sponsor: Gross McGinley LLP

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibits, events, and other operations of the Lehigh County Historical Society are supported in part by grants from the Air Products Foundation, 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.

We thank you; we could not do it without member support.

 

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