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

Other Items Available for Sale at the Society

Official ‘Emmaus Historical Society’ T-shirts, Polo Shirts and Caps, The ‘World War II Commemorative Book’, Emmaus Christmas Decorations, Post Cards, 2009 Souvenirs, “Unforgettable Emmaus” 2009 Anniversary Commemorative book and “A Year in the Life of Emmaus” DVD.

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


(Public Invited)

2017 Membership Time - Those who may have paid for 2017 or are Life Members will not receive a form.  If you would like to give someone a Gift Membership for 2017, please call the museum and we will mail a form to you.


September 1 - December 25, 2016

 "Dan Schantz Greenhouse Fundraiser" - Dan Schantz Greenhouse offers this program to organizations to help them with their fundraising efforts.  $2.00 of your $10.00 purchase is donated to the Society by Dan Schantz when you give the cashier a benefit ticket.  A benefit ticket page is included in your Autumn newsletter. (Coming soon)

October 19, 2016

Chicken Dinner with our meeting to follow on “J.H. Mohr Emaus Postcards”

November 16, 2016

“Lehigh Valley Covered Bridges - Past & Present”    

December 14, 2016

Annual Christmas Party       


We Hope to See You soon at our many Events!

Visit the Museum Saturdays, Noon to 4 PM and Sunday, 10 AM to 2 PM