A Letter to Members of the Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society (May 25th, 2021)
from President Isabel Miller

Quarterly Meetings:

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


March 28
Homesteaders Maple Sugaring
Russ Lagler – Learn how a homeowner can make their own maple syrup – from tapping the trees to the finished product.

June 27
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.

September 26
How the Pretzel Survived Prohibition and other Twisted Tales

Candace Perry will present the program

November 28
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.


June 28
Lenape – Darius Puff

September 27
Zinc Mines in Upper Milford Township – Ken Littlefield

November 29
Antique Christmas Ornaments and Victorian Christmas Traditions – Leslie May


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