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The mission of the Weisenberg/Lowhill Township Historical Society is to promote the discovery, collection, preservation, archive, display, interpretations and publication of the history, historical records, culture, landmarks, artifacts, memorabilia, and data of and relating to Weisenberg and Lowhill Townships and their surrounding areas.


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Fall Festival 2017 — Spoatyahr Fesht

Our annual festival will be held the second weekend in September Saturday 9 and 10. 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.

We will be featuring some of the items in our collection in a display have some “what is it?” items for you to try your hand at identifying. Our quilters will be busy quilting in the hotel and our children’s activities will be a busy section outside.

Our musical entertainment this year is Big Valley Bluegrass on Saturday and We3 on Sunday.

Lots of demonstrations and vendors will be there for your viewing please including antique farm equipment, animals, Ella Mae Hemerly’s Craft Creations, Dave Fegley’s Corn Husk Creations, Blacksmith Don Edris of “Iron Oak Creations”, Scott Dietrich will be there with his bees and local honey, Fink’s Studio at Geranium Hill will feature their fraktur and calligraphy (Sunday only), Kempton Creek Soap, Merrit McGrath Woodworking (Saturday only), Sanctuary at Haafsville, Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Company and Cetronia Ambulance Corps.

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 2017 Quilt

Our quilters are busy at work on our 2017 quilt. We will be quilting every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Historical Society in Werleys Corner.  If you know how to quilt or want to learn, please join us any Wednesday.  Any questions, please call Althea at 610-398-1665 or email her at althea6412@gmail.com.

This is our 2017 Quilt that will be raffled off.

This is our 2017 quilt that will be raffled.


Membership

Annual Membership Dues are being accepted for 2017. 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.