A Letter to Members of the Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society (May 25th, 2021)
from President Isabel Miller
The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society holds quarterly meetings at the Upper Milford Township Building @ 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Upper Milford Township Building is located at 5671 Chestnut St, Old Zionsville, PA 18092
Homesteaders Maple Sugaring
Russ Lagler – Learn how a homeowner can make their own maple syrup – from tapping the trees to the finished product.
The History of the Allentown Works of Western Electric
Doug Peters – The Allentown Works of Western Electric opened 75 years ago. Hear about its history and the important role it played in the manufacturing of the transistor. Doug was an employee at the plant for many years.
How the Pretzel Survived Prohibition and other Twisted Tales
Candace Perry will present the program
Harvest Home Celebration – The original PA German Thanksgiving
Bob Gerhart – From long before President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a National Day of Thanksgiving in 1863, PA Germans throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania had expressed their gratitude to God for another year of harvests to sustain their families and communities. The Day of Harvest Home Service was a highlight of the fall season in PA Dutch communities.
Lenape – Darius Puff
Zinc Mines in Upper Milford Township – Ken Littlefield
Antique Christmas Ornaments and Victorian Christmas Traditions – Leslie May
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