Emmaus Historical Society

Upcoming Events

Special Web Display inspired by Richard Strouse who was a dedicated member of the Society for many Years.

Richard worked for years at EFM and inspired North East PA Crossroads to include photos of all of EFM’s Trivets.  We dedicate the display in memory of Richard ‘Dick’ Strouse.

Click on the Trivet         to go to the NEPA Crossroads web page.

Index Capital Fund History Research Membership Business Links

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

For Holiday Events!



'Tis the season for fun displays and exhibits!  In addition to Christmas displays at the museum, visit our showcase at the Emmaus Public Library, featuring vintage Christmas cards from the 1940's and 1950's, along with unique Christmas decor.  You will be able to enjoy the Christmas displays at the museum and library until the end of January.


Looking Ahead... It's "Winter Wonderland" in the museum during the month of February with winter scene displays and historic vintage photos of Emmaus blizzards.  We will participate in the SnowBlast Winter Arts Festival sponsored by the Emmaus Arts Commission on February 3rd and 4th.  Watch and follow us for more details.  


February 19, 2017 2 - 5 PM - Dazzle & Dollars Presented by the Emmaus Main Street Partners, LV Chamber of Commerce and the Emmaus Historical Society.  Click on ‘Dazzle & Dollars’ to see the flier.


The Emmaus High School Chorale performing at our annual Christmas Party on December 14.