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.

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Fall Festival 2018 Update
A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Festival. Saturday was a beautiful day and in spite of the weather we had a good turn out for Sunday as well. For those who couldn’t attend either because of a scheduling conflict or the weather we invite you to an Open House on Sunday September 30, 2018 from 1 PM to 4 PM. Many of the items in our Vintage Toy and Bittner Descendant displays are on temporary loan so come see them while the displays are still available. Hope to see you there!

Fall Festival 2018 — Spoatyahr Fesht

Our annual festival will be held the second weekend in September on September 8 and 9. The festival is open to the public from Noon to 6 PM each day. Please reserve the weekend and make plans to attend one or both days. There is NO admission charge and NO charge for parking.

There are 2 themes for this year’s festival — “Toys from Our Childhoods” and the “Descendants of the Bittner Family”. If you are a Bittner descendant we would love to hear from you. Our email is weislowths@gmail.com or call 610-298-2091 and leave a message so we can get back to you. Don’t forget we will also have our visitor vendors and our children’s activities will be a busy sections outside.

Lots of demonstrations and vendors will be there for your viewing pleasure check back for the list as we get things finalized.

Nancy and her crew are planning a delicious assortment of foods to feast on and there should be a great assortment of baked goods.

And as always, thank you for supporting our local Historical Society and the Lowhill Food Pantry by bringing non-perishable food items!

Our 2018 Quilt

Our quilters are busy at work on our 2018 quilt – “Hummingbirds”, a queen size quilt. We will again be offering tickets for a chance to win this beautiful quilt. If you are interested in purchasing tickets please contact any member.


This is our 2018 Hummingbirds Quilt.

This is our 2018 Hummingbirds Quilt.


Annual Membership Dues are being accepted for 2018. If you have any questions about your membership, email weislowths@gmail.com.

Not a member? We’d love to have you join us. Categories for membership are Student (in school) $10.00 per year; Individual $20.00 per year; Family $25.00 per year; Individual Life Membership (one time payment) $300.00; and Family Life Membership (one time payment) $375.00. 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 weislowths@gmail.com. Our calendar year for membership runs from January to December.