Physical Address: 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, PA 18066
Mailing Address: PO Box 91, New Tripoli, PA 18066
The mission of the Weisenberg/Lowhill Township Historical Society is to promote, support and preserve the collection of artifacts and historical records specifically relating to Weisenberg and Lowhill Townships and their surrounding areas for the benefit of the public.
Tripoli Bank Highlights The WLTHS Video
Double click the YouTube link to watch the video.
Upcoming Hoagie Sale!!
We are now taking orders for Subs and Pretzel Sandwiches from R&K Subs.
Subs are $7.00. Pretzel sandwiches are $6.00.
Orders are due by September 18th. Pickup at the Historical Society on Thursday September 28th from 4pm to 6 pm. The order forms are pictured below.
Order from any of our Board members or call Nancy at 484-767-2307. This is a great fundraiser for the Society. Thank you.
__________________________________________________________________________________________ These pictures are from the Plowboy Event that was held August 12 and 13 at the Historical Society. This event was a big success. Music and food and many old equipment pieces.
Farmers Market Summer of 2023
These are a few pictures from the Farmers Market event. If you missed this event make sure you catch the last one on September 16, 2023. Support the local farmers and crafters. Buy Fresh! These events are very well attended.
The WLTHS quilt is finished. A queen sized “Friendship Quilt“. Pictured from left to right are Althea Hahn, Donna Snyder, Barbara Moyer, Karen Rex, Michele Quier and Susan DeJesus. Missing is Marlene Ritter. If you wish to purchase tickets call the HS at 610-298-2091 or Althea Hahn at 610-398-1665 or contact any of the quilters. Another way to support the Historical Society is by buying quilt raffle tickets. Ticket prices are $3 each or 3 tickets for $7. Don’t forget there are several prizes to be drawn along with the quilt. Winners will be chosen at the Christmas cookie, soup and candy sale in December.
Help support the WLTHS by buying your tickets.
These are some items for sale in our store. Please stop by to check them out.
Genealogy workshops are back. We have made some changes to the schedule, continuing to be mindful of social distancing along with the amount of people that will be attending. The changes are:
-meeting on a Sunday afternoon, usually the 2nd Sunday of the month.
-time will be from 1:30 to 4:30.
The contact person is Justine Bachman at HxSeeker@gmail.com or 610-760-1175
Our workshops will be led by Justine Bachman, Denise Drabick, David Neimeyer, and Lois Rumbel Revenaugh.
When you stop by the Historical Society make sure you stop by out Veteran’s Wall located on the lower-level hallway. Many pictures of our local Veterans, now deceased, who served our Country in the various branches are posted.
Our Lending Library
Our “Lending Library” is located on our outside porch. Take a book; Leave a book. We also have puzzles, DVD’s, and CD’s available at this time.
Annual Membership Dues are being accepted year round. We are always looking to people to join in our efforts, please consider joining.
Not a member? We’d love to have you join us.
Categories for membership:
__$10 Student–in school
Financial donations are welcomed and appreciated.
Membership information can be sent to WLTHS, PO Box 91, New Tripoli, PA 18066 and should include your name, address, phone number(s) and email address(es). Any questions please email us at email@example.com.
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All Events are Free, Open to the Public, and at our Werley’s Corner location unless otherwise noted.