Life in Boyertown on
These vignettes of life in Boyertown were researched by Margaret Harner
Information on the Boyertown Opera House Fire is contained in
two articles on the daily news page from January 1908.
Use the Daily News link to access this page.
First Wednesday of the Month,
October to June
(no meeting in January or from July to September)
A $5.00 donation is being asked of all non-members
|Boyertown Area Historical Society
43 S. Chestnut Street, Boyertown, PA 19512
610.367.5255 General email:Boyertownhistory@windstream.net
Museum and Library: Boyertownhistory.email@example.com Office Manager: Boyertownhistory.firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site: Boyertownhistory.org Follow the Society on Facebook
Hours: Wednesday 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM and Tuesday 5:00-9:00 PM Closed Holidays
Please contact the Museum and Library Director or Office Manager
for Information on Group Tours and Educational Programs.
Use this link to access the Historical Society By-Laws
Boyertown's Centennial Celebration
6:00 PM-8:00 PM Tuesday
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Wednesday
|PRESERVING THE PAST FOR
Help us save History!
|2016 Memberships are due!
Please use this Link for information
and an application.
|Wonder What was in
View items found in the
at the Boyertown Area
|Quilt Show and Sale
September 16 to 18, 2016
Opening Event: A Review of the
Antique Quilts on Display by
Pennsylvania German Textile
Historian, and Candace Perry,
Curator Schwenfelder Library and
Show Hours listed on the Events
and the Quilt Page
Use this Link for the Quilt Page
and information on displaying a
purchasing admission tickets.
The Show is an event not to be
Belsnickel Jury Session
will be September 25, 2016 at the
Boyertown Historical Society at 2:
Use Craft Show to access show
regulations and information on the
Use the craft show link for general
information on the
Belsnickel Craft Show.
Confirmations and post cards were
mailed by USPS the week of
July 24, 2016.
Only 8'x 8' regular and one 8'x8'
corner along with a limited number
of 10' x 8' regular and corner
|Events and Activities:
October 5, 2016 -
program by Lori Carns
November 2, 2016 –
Fragile Freedom, a play by Christine Emmert.
The program includes monologues,
quotes, and poetry about the history of the suffragettes
December 7, 2016
Open House for Members and their children only!
View a collection of vintage and
antique Christmas ornaments at the home
of a Society member. Refreshments will be provided.
Address of the home will be provided in the GAZETTE.
February 1, 2017- Dan Graham
presenting 300 Years of Iron Manufacture
March 1, 2017 - “Jenny”,
a play by the Friends of Hopewell Furnace based
on the life of Jenny Franklin a sister of Ben Franklin.
April 5, 2017- a portrayal of the Revolutionary War Hessian soldiers
by Micheal Jesberger
May 3, 2017- a travelling antique show
featuring vintage and antique laundry implements
June 7, 2017 – Just Passing Through, a history of people travelling
through Berks county during the 1800s
October 4, 2017 – “The Pearl of Richmond School”, a talk by Dori
Hoch about attending school in a one room schoolhouse,
based on her book by the same title
November 1, 2017 – Paul Druzba presenting a talk on the history of
Carsonia Park, books will be available for purchase.
December 6, 2017 - a Christmas show and tell,
people are invited to bring in a favorite gift for display
( to be set up a few days ahead) and
attendees will be asked to match the gifts to their owners.
Each person will be asked to make a few brief comments about their gift