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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Basket Social





Our 13th Annual Basket Social Fundraiser will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Zettlemoyer Auction Center in Fogelsville located at 820 Nursery Street.  Doors open at 4:00 p.m. to view baskets and place your tickets with the actual drawing beginning at 7:00 p.m.

If you are interested in attending the event, you can purchase your tickets from any Committee member or contacting Nancy Handwerk at 484-767-2307.

If you are interested in supporting our event, you can donate in the following ways:
  -donate a gift certificate(s) or discount coupon(s)
  -items to fill a basket and we will decorate it for you.
  -donate a theme basket
  -a financial contribute to help to underwrite the expenses of the event.

For more information or if you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Basket Social Committee Leaders … Debbi Zvanut (dzvanut@ol.com or 610-662-8646; or Gloria Zimmerman (gfzimm@ptd.net) or 610-395-0763.

And as always, thank you for supporting our local Historical Society.


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.