Goschenhoppen Historians

Monthly Programs


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September 20:  Translations from the 1790's Business Diary of Johannes Markley, Blacksmith: 

                            A primary source document about life in late 18th century Frederick Township. 

                            Presented by Bob Wood.  (See synopsis below)

October 18:       Wetzel's Mill Restoration and Museum Project: 

                            Illustrated presentation of the past, present, and future of the Wetzel Mill on Unami Creek.

                            Presented by Don Orcutt.

November 15:   Annie's Friendship Calendar: 

                            In 1908 the Mennonite community sent a 1909 Page-A-Day Clendar to Annie Funk, serving 

                            as a missionary in India.  Each of the days was inscribed with a message of some sort from

                            family and friends in the Hereford/Bally area of Goschenhoppen.

                            Presented by Bob Gerhart.

December 15:    'Twas the NIght Before Christmas:  Celebrating 195 Years 

                            To be presented by Joshua A.Fink.

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January 17:        Bring Your Treasures to Share: 

                            This year we will focus on hand-made items in line with the 2018 Festival Theme -

                            Gemacht von Hand.

Monthly Meeting are held in Red Men's Hall, Green Lane, PA,

on the third Thursday of the month, unless otherwise stated.

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