Tag: History

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Laini’s List of 9 Things To Do This Weekend in the Lehigh Valley

This week we have a new little feature here in laini’s list of 9 – it’s Katie’s Pick. Who’s this Katie? Well, she’s a new member of the laini’s little pocket guide editorial family. She’s multi-talented, a native of the Valley, and a little bit younger (ok, a decade younger) than I am. Even though Katie’s helping me do these lists every week, I’m still picking the events, except for one. That will be Katie’s pick. Hope you all enjoy it and your weekend!

Sigal Museum & Sigal Museum Store

The newest place to tell old stories. Local and national history unfolds through vibrant, interactive exhibits. T-S 9:30am-3pm; Sun Noon-4pm; Admission $7;
Children 3-12.

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society

The Museum of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society explores the history of the county through the use of everyday objects, documents, books and other items in its collection.

Historic Bethlehem Partnership

Our mission is to bring history to life, preserve historical sites, collect and exhibit artistic objects that tell the story of Bethlehem’s people. Partnership Members: Moravian Museum, Kemmerer Museum, Burnside Plantation and Historic Bethlehem. Visit our website to learn about our concerts, lectures, school programs, and tours.

Heller Homestead – Saucon Valley Conservancy

Historic farmstead, art gallery, museum, consignment shop;
September barn tour.

Evolution of a City: A Brief History of Bethlehem

By Michelle Pittman Photos by Louis Capwell

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Little Walking Tour of Easton

Forget your car, this town was made for walkin’.

Our Left Bank: Phillipsburg

Phillipsburg—on the Delaware River held steady as the western terminus of the Morris Canal for approximately 100 years, beginning in 1820. This connected the city by water to the industrial and consumer centers of the New York City area, with connections westward via the Lehigh Canal across the Delaware. At one time, Phillipsburg was the […]

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From Dairies to Developments: A History of Forks

Forks Township became valued politically and economically as part of a ring of non-Moravian agricultural lands that provided necessary farm goods and trade items to the region.

Palmer Township: Our Western Frontier

In colonial times this area was commonly known as the “dry lands” and served as hunting grounds for the Penn family. It’s also where I grew up.

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A Little Pocket History of Easton

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.”