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February 2021
Table of Contents:
Time Capsule Entries Accepted
The Pioneers of Wallenpaupack Pt 1: The First Settlement
Celebrating 400 Years Since the Mayflower Arrival in 1620
January 2021
Table of Contents:
Time Capsule Entries Accepted
Essay Contest Scholarship for WAHS Seniors
Welcome Volunteer Intern Antonio Disilvestre
Reminiscenses: Veterans of WW I and WW II
End of Day (poem by Dorothy B. Elfstom)
December 2020
Table of Contents:
WHS Board of Directors Elected 2021-2022
2020 Quilt Raffle Ticket Winner Announced "Anchors Away"
Have You Been to Wallenpaupack Heights?
November 2020
Table of Contents:
WHS Board of Director Elections and 2021 Budget Approval is Scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 at Palmyra Township Building
2020 Quilt Raffle Ticket Sales "Anchors Away" on Sale until November 18 - Raffle Winner Announced November 18
2021 Quilt Raffle Preview - A Sailboat Quilt for 2021! Tickets to Go on Sale in Spring 2021
Barbara Briden Paints Portrait of Nancy Killam Gumble, Donates Portrait to WHS
Florenz Singer at his Glass Cutting Bench
A Snapshot of Hawley in 2020
Submit Your Answers to Wallenpaupack Historical Society's COVID-19 Time Capsule
October 2020
Table of Contents:
WHS Board Nomination Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 PM at Palmyra Township Building
WHS Board of Director Elections and 2021 Budget Approval is Scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 at Palmyra Township Building
2020 Quilt Raffle Tickets Sales "Anchors Away" on Sale Until November
The Williams House
September Program at Camp Oneka
Bernadine Lennon Presents History of the First World War and Greene, Dreher and Palmyra Townships
Louise Knoll and Linda Stephens Donate Antique Quilts and Other Artifacts
A Snapshot of Hawley in 1927
September 2020
Table of Contents:
WHS Program "The Flood of 1955" to be Presented by Bernadine Lennon at Camp Oneka, Sept. 16, 1:00 - 2:30
WHS Bylaw Changes Approved to Move Nominations and Board Elections to October and November 2020
WHS Board Nomination Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 PM at Palmyra Township Building
WHS Board of Director Elections Scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, Location TBA
Kristen Brown Appears on Radio Show "On the Couch with Dr. John G. Kuna"
2020 Quilt Raffle Tickets Sales "Anchors Away" - Quilt Winner to be Announced in November
Pascavage Painting LLC Paints the Williams House to Benefit Community
Eileen Crum and Family, of Milanville, Donate Sign from 1970s Main Avenue, Hawley
Bernadine Lennon Presents History of the First World War and Greene, Dreher and Palmyra Townships
August Not issued
July Not issued
June Not issued
May Not issued
April 2020
Table of Contents:
Upcoming Historical Events
Jon Tandy to Present on Carbon Dating the Historic Dugout Canoe (TBA at the ELC)
Annual Grant Received for Purdytown Maintenance Thanks to Karen Schwartx and Schwab Charitable Fund
May Meeting of the Board of Directors to be Held Online
Bernadine Lennon Presents History of the First World War and Green, Dreher and Palmyra Townships
March 2020
Table of Contents:
Upcoming Historical Events
Jon Tandy to Present on Carbon Dating the Historic Dugout Canoe, Wednesday, May 20, 1:00 PM at the ELC
Tom Kennedy Local History Festival (Cancelled)
Friends with a Heart Quilters
Federal Architecture - Should it be Necessarily Neoclassical
February 2020
Table of Contents:
Upcoming Historical Events
Annual Thomas Kennedy Local History Festival, April 25, 9:00 - 3:00 at the Dorflinger Factory Museum, White Mills
History of the Gravity Railroad Appears on Wally Life Video Channel
Abraham Lincoln's Midnight Ride Through Pennsylvania
Jane Wallis Gumble

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