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News & Events

2024 MEETINGS

7 P.M. unless otherwise noted

Our doors will open at 6 p.m. for anyone who would like to visit our archives and displays.

January 25

Discovery Night

Members and guest bring gadgets, nostalgic items, photos and memories to share. Always an evening of fun and facts!

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Photo: Gary Heller

February 29  

Gary Heller – History Through a Lens

 Combining history and photography, Gary takes us "beyond the velvet rope" to appreciate how our ancestors lived in years gone by. His portfolio covers over 50 historic buildings, barns, mills, furnaces, and more.  

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March 28

Bob Swain

Bob will show and discuss his collection of human-powered toys, such as the very popular Slinky

April 25

Edward Johnson – The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone both used it. Where is it? What was its importance? Does it exist today? Where does it end? Learn all this, and more, on our evening's journey.

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Photo: Gary Heller

May 30

Mike Jesberger – The Road to Valley Forge

In the fall of 1777, the Continental Army fought two key battles and marched hundreds of miles through all types of terrain and in all sorts of weather. Often deprived of food, sleep, and comfort, the soldiers deserve recognition for what they endured during this campaign for the cause of liberty.

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Photo: Gary Heller

June 27

John Fegley – Exploring the Jasper Pits

John will tell us the history of the Jasper pits and explain the importance they played in the lives of the Lenape Indians.

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Photo: Gary Heller

July 25

Annual Picnic starts at 6 p.m.

To be held at Domaine Pterion Vineyard and Winery. Further details will be posted as we get closer to the date.

Members and their guests only please.

August 29

Lori Fegley – Mystic Chain Park

Lori, will disclose the stories history of Mystic Chain Park, which has been a members-only club since its inception.

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September 26

Kirk Brown – Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, inventor, stateman, founding father, and journalist will be joining us through the vehicle of Kirk Brown, Master Impersonator.

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October 31

Woody Benner

Woody will regale us with stories of his naval experience encompassing his trip to the Artic Circle. 

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