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Lehigh Valley Passport to History Upcoming Events for August 2022

August 2 @ 8:00 AM - August 31 @ 5:00 PM

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Upcoming Events
Explore the Past with Lehigh Valley Passport to History!
Families explore the sights and sounds of Kutztown Folk Festival.
AUGUST 2022
FEATURED EVENTS:
Lehigh Valley Passport to History
Monthly Virtual History Series
~ August Episode ~
August 16, 2022 • 6:30 p.m. on Facebook
The series, hosted by Lehigh Valley with Love Media’s George Wacker,
will air live on third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History Facebook page. Each 30-minute episode will highlight a different theme and discussion from the night’s participating historic sites.
August’s theme: Education
Hear from Kutztown Historical Society, Governor Wolf Historical Society, and Schwenkfelder about their area’s contributions to education.
Watch our previous episodes here.
ALL MONTH LONG
Sigal Musuem / NCHGS – Easton Nights at the Sigal Museum exhibition
8/11/2022 – 5/28/2023
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
$7 adults, $5 children
Coopersburg Historical Society – “Opportunities That Built A Community” exhibit and museum
Now through 2022
By Appointment Only
Town Hall – 5 N. Main St., Coopersburg
Donations Accepted.
Email to book your tour- Coopersburghistory@gmail.com
Horner’s Cemetery – Free Daily Historic Tours
June through October
4965 Nor Bath Blvd., Northampton
By appointment only. Individuals and Groups encouraged.
Free, donations welcome.
Call Peggy at 610-984-4532.
Moravian Historical Society-Charting the Unknown: Early Moravian Maps
January 28, 2022-December 31, 2022
1-4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth
Free
Moravian Historical Society- Guided Museum Tours
Daily, 1-4 p.m.
215 East Center St., Nazareth
$6 | Free for MHS members
National Museum of Industrial History – The Works of a Mechanical Genius: The Legacy of John Fritz
Now through October 2022
602 E 2nd St., Bethlehem
Included in regular museum admission (Children 6 and younger Free
Youth 7 to 17 $10, Students $10, Veterans/Educators/Seniors (65 and older) $12
Adults 18 to 64 $15)
Sigal Musuem / NCHGS – A Virtual Tour of Historic Easton
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Please note that although this tour is virtual, all tickets must be purchased through Eventbrite. You will receive an access token with your order confirmation – you must use this token in order to access the tour content on the Culture Connect platform. Your token will be valid only during the month in which you purchase access. Please feel free to call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions!
Sigal Musuem / NCHGS – From Past to Present: A Virtual Tour of Jewish Easton
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Please note that although this tour is virtual, all tickets must be purchased through Eventbrite. You will receive an access token with your order confirmation – you must use this token in order to access the tour content on the Culture Connect platform. Your token will be valid only during the month in which you purchase access. Please feel free to call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions!
Saturday, August 6
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Sigal Museum at Easton Farmer’s Market Craft Table (part of Summer Youth Programs with the Sigal Museum)
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Easton Farmer’s Market Craft Table, Easton Circle
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Easton Historic District Walking Tour
2 p.m.
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Tours may be cancelled for inclement weather. Please call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions.
Emmaus Historical Society – Museum Openings
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
218 Main St., Emmaus
Free
Sunday, August 7
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Sigal Museum DIY Grab ‘n’ Go Kits (part of the Summer Youth Programs with the Sigal Museum)
12-4 p.m.
Sigal Museum Visitor’s Desk – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Moravian Historical Society – Free Summer Sundays
1-4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth
Free
National Canal Museum – Hugh Moore Park History Walk: River & Canal
1-2 p.m.
2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd., Easton
$8 per person (50% off for D&L Members)
Thursday, August 11
Slate Belt Heritage Center – Monthly Program with speaker Perry Morris, local historian
7 pm.
30 N. 1st St., Bangor
Free
Mr. Morris will present “The Lenape of the Slate Belt and Cold Air Cave” and will be explaining why the Cold Air Cave, which is located above Portland, on route 611, was sacred to the Lenape and the tourism it still attracts today. He will also portray the Lenape way of life, along with artifacts, the foods they ate and how they found their way through the forests and fields of the Slate Belt.
Saturday, August 13
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Easton Historic District Walking Tour
2 p.m.
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Tours may be cancelled for inclement weather. Please call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions.
Sigal Museum/NCHGS – Second Saturdays at the Bachmann (Tours and Special Program)
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
1753 Bachmann Publick House
169 Northampton St., Easton
Free
Emmaus Historical Society – Museum Openings
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
218 Main St., Emmaus
Free
Moravian Historical Society – Historic Nazareth Walking Tour
4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth
$8 for everyone (under 5 years of age are free). Members are free!
Sunday, August 14
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Museum and a Movie: A House Without Snakes
12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Sigal Museum’s John R. Austen Auditorium – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free; donations accepted
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Sigal Museum DIY Grab ‘n’ Go Kits (part of the Summer Youth Programs with the Sigal Museum)
12-4 p.m.
Sigal Museum Visitor’s Desk – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum – Open House
1-3 p.m.
1401 Laubach Ave., Northampton.
Free
Moravian Historical Society – Free Summer Sundays
1-4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth, PA
Free
Saturday, August 20
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Easton Historic District Walking Tour
2 p.m.
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Tours may be cancelled for inclement weather. Please call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions.
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum – Lego Train Days
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
500 South Third St., Hamburg
Adults $7, Seniors $6, Children ages 5-12 $3, age 4 and under free
Emmaus Historical Society – Museum Openings
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
218 Main St., Emmaus
Free
Governor Wolf Historical Society – Open House & Museum Tours
1-3 p.m.
6600 Jacksonville Rd., Bath PA 18014
Free
National Canal Museum – Kids on the Canal: Mule Madness
11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd., Easton
Free with museum admission
Sunday, August 21
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum – Lego Train Days
12-4 p.m.
500 South Third St., Hamburg
Adults $7, Seniors $6, Children ages 5-12 $3, age 4 and under free
Northampton Area Historical Society – Open House
1-4 p.m.
21st and Canal St., Northampton (In the Railroad Station)
Free
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor – Geology and History Bike Ride
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saucon Rail Trail
$10 per person (50% off for D&L Members), reservations required
Moravian Historical Society – Free Summer Sundays
1-4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth, PA
Free
Saturday, August 27
Sigal Museum / NCHGS – Easton Historic District Walking Tour
2 p.m.
Sigal Museum – 342 Northampton St., Easton
Free for NCHGS members or $10 non-members
*Tours may be cancelled for inclement weather. Please call the Sigal Museum at 610-253-1222 with any questions.
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum – Lego Train Days
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
500 South Third St., Hamburg
Adults $7, Seniors $6, Children ages 5-12 $3, age 4 and under free
Emmaus Historical Society – Museum Openings
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
218 Main St., Emmaus
Free
Sunday, August 28
Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum – Open House
1-3 p.m.
1401 Laubach Ave., Northampton.
Free
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum – Lego Train Days
12-4 p.m.
500 South Third St., Hamburg
Adults $7, Seniors $6, Children ages 5-12 $3, age 4 and under free
Moravian Historical Society – Free Summer Sundays
1-4 p.m.
214 East Center St., Nazareth, PA
Free

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Start:
August 2 @ 8:00 AM
End:
August 31 @ 5:00 PM
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Lehigh Valley Passport to History
Phone:
484-894-9116
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