The program will be at 7 PM at the Society building,
43 S. Chestnut Street, Boyertown, PA 19512.
All programs of the Historical Society are free to members and students.
May 3, 2017- Bob and Susie presented a travelling antique show
of vintage and antique laundry implements. They used the implements to explain
the Wash Day process. Washing clothing was both time consuming and physically taxing,
a chore that occupied most women on Mondays, the traditional day to wash clothing.
This was an excellent well received program.
June 7, 2017 – Just Passing Through, a history of people travelling through
Berks county during the 1800s
Another excellent program.
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 presented a talk on the history of
Carsonia Park, books were available for purchase.
December 6, 2017 - a Christmas show and tell,
people were invited to bring in a favorite gift for display
( to be set up a few days ahead) and
attendees were asked to match the gifts to their owners.
Each person made a few brief comments about their gift
2 May 2018-Mike Gabriel, Spies of the American Revolution
13 June 2018-Jan Huggens, Lies They Teach in School
3 October 2018-Mike Jesberger, Hessian Soldiers
7 November 2018-Paul Druzba
5 December 2018-Bob Wood
|Boyertown Area Historical Society