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.


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

Up Coming Events


Presenting the Schwar Genealogy Library

Due to the winter weather conditions, we needed to postpone our meeting on March 16.  There were many slippery areas around the church.  We did not want anybody falling.  Please check back here soon for when we re-schedule this important event on the Schwar Library.





Box of 12 Note cards of 218 Main Street through the years.

Only $10.00 and can be purchased at the Museum or at David’s Electric Store.