News & Events
MAY 30, 2019 - HERB KAUFFMAN PRESENTS ' THE MUSIC THAT GOT US THROUGH WWII'
Turn up the radio as we listen to and learn about the patriotic music, sentimental songs, big bands, and comic melodies of the music that is woven into the fabric oF our American culture, including Glenn Miller and the Andrew Sisters.
JUNE 27, 2019 - MIKE JESBERGER - MILITARY FLAGS OF THE EARLY AMERICAN WARS
Parade with flags! Learn about the flags that symbolized each military group in the early days of the American colonies, the causes represented by the flags, and little known details and myths about each flag.
JULY 25, 2019 - 6:00 PM PICNIC
Don't eat dinner at home tonight, save your appetite. Enjoy the yummy, plentiful dishes brought my members to our annual picnic gathering. No meeting is conducted, only servings of fellowship, good conversation, perhaps some historical reminiscence, and light-hearted banter.
AUGUST 29, 2019 - REVEREND TOM KOCHENDERFER - MUSING OF AN OLD MAN: PASTOR MUHLENBERG REFLECTING ON HIS LIFE
Join retired Pastor Kochenderfer as he brings Pator Henry Melchior Muhlenberg to life in a serious yet amusing portrayal of the life (1711 - 1787) and colonial times of the first ordained Lutheran Minister sent to early Pennsylvania.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 - NEIL MOSER - TOWNSHIP ONE ROOM SCHOOLS
Don't be absent or tardy. UMHS President Neil Moser will give details about each of our early one room township schools, show where they were located and introduce us via old photos to people who attended the schools. If you're one of those former students, you want to be present for this meeting.
OCTOBER 31, 2019 - BRUCE STOCKING - ALL THAT REMAINS
Dare to spend Halloween evening learning about the meaning behind many symbols found on headstones, funeral customs through the years, the origin of cemeteries, and more afterlife themes from a researcher and expert on these topics.