Lansdale Historical Society

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2013-2014 Programs

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: Lansdale's Italian Heritage

Travel back in time to visit the traditions and neighborhoods of these long-time residents.

 Narrator: Steve Moyer

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8: The Day JFK Died

Local residents remember what they were doing when they heard the President was dead.

 Narrator: Dick Shearer

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12: Lansdale's Veterans Organizations

Tales of local veterans and the organizations that have supported them.

Narrator: Steve Moyer

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7: Holiday Open House at the Jenkins Homestead

The society hosts an open house at the Jenkins Homestead and Research Center to usher in the holiday season. 1-4 p.m. No admission charge.

 TUESDAY, JANUARY 14: Back Stories

A varied collection of seldom-told tales that play a part in Lansdale's history.

Narrator: Steve Moyer

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11: The Heebner Agricultural Works

The story of the company that put Lansdale on the map.

Narrator: Dick Shearer

TUESDAY, MARCH 11: Rewind 1945

A retrospective of the year FDR died and war was replaced by peace.

Narrator: Linda Evans

TUESDAY, APRIL 15: Annual Banquet at William Penn Inn

The society’s annual banquet features the presentation of the Edwin G. Holl Historic Achievement Award. Cocktails, 6 pm; dinner, 7 pm.

TUESDAY, MAY 13: Faith of Our Founders II: The history of Lansdale Area Churches

The second installment in our series on the early churches that served the Lansdale area.

 Narrator: Pat Rieker

All Community Programs except the Holiday Open House and the annual banquet will be held at the Lansdale Parks and Recreation Building, Seventh St. and Lansdale Ave., beginning at 7:30 pm. There is no admission charge but donations are greatly appreciated. In the event of inclement weather tune to WNPV Radio 1440 the afternoon of the show for postponement information.