Emmaus Historical Society

Upcoming Events

While you’re visiting the museum, stop by and check out at our Special Trivet Display inspired by Richard Strouse who worked at EFM for many years and was a dedicated member of the Emmaus Historical Society.

 We dedicate the display in memory of Richard ‘Dick’ Strouse.


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Our Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday of each  month at 7:00 PM (except January, July and August) at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5th and Chestnut Street, Emmaus.

Volunteers Needed!

Contact the Society if you’e willing to help out in any of the following areas.  Thank You


  Museum Greeters/Docents – generally Saturdays from 12 to 4 and Sundays from 10 to 2

  Fund Raising for both Capital Campaign and General Funding (ideas, event planning, soliciting)

  Maintenance and Cleaning the building and property (inside and out)

  Collections Committee – examine and catalog items donated to the Museum

  Museum Displays and Exhibits – set up and take down of changing Museum displays  

  Publicity and Mailings – ideas for Newsletters, Flyers and Posters. Assist with bulk mailings

  Office Administration and Data Entry – record keeping, filing and updating data

  Food Committee – help with baking, serving or cleaning up at Programs and Events

  Event Booth – assist with set up and take down or “manning” the booth to provide Society info

Up Coming Events


Thursday, March 16, 2017 (Note date change)


Presenting the Schwar Genealogy Library

The Emmaus Historical Society is thrilled to house the new Schwar Genealogy Library.  Member Lynette Fink will tell us about the history of the library, the types of materials the library contains and show examples of how the library’s resources can be used to find out about your own ancestors.  The program is free and open to the public.

February’s Anniversary meeting













On February 15, charter members and family gathered with friends of the Society to celebrate the Society’s 25th Anniversary