Current Events

Third Thursday Programs for 2019

All programs will be held at the Hunter House,

1150 N. Front St., Sunbury and will begin at 7:00 p.m.


 

 

April 18, 2019

"Terror in the Tulpehocken" will be the topic of 18th century re-enactor Lynn Otto. He will describe the impact of Indian raids on the Pennsylvania frontier during the French and Indian War. The Tremont resident belongs to the Augusta Battalion and the Friends of the Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 11, 2019

History Day

Brad Becker from History Day 2018

So far for History day we have:

Inside Programs:

 

                                   10-11   John Moore

                                  11-12     Lynn Otto

  12-1     Rick Enterline

1-2      Van Wagner

May 16, 2019

 N. Daniel Schwalm, a retired Line Mountain teacher, will tell about the experiences of Johannes Schwalm, a Hessian soldier who came to America to fight during the American Revolutionary War. He was captured at the Battle of Trenton in December 1776, settled in Pennsylvania after the war, and established a large family. Daniel Schwalm is one of his many descendants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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September 19, 2019

Attic Treasures

 “Attic Treasures” will be the theme for this meeting. Local historians will display and tell about a variety of historic and pre-historic artifacts in the collection of the society. 

 

 

October - The Lantern Tour is coming Back!!!!!

Details to be announced later

 

 

 

October 17, 2019


Halloween historian Ellen Stump of Tower City will display a variety of Halloween-related antiques and will talk about customs and myths surrounding the holiday.


  

 

 

November 21, 2019

Janet R. Johnson, Curator of Archaeology at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, will tell us about the ongoing dig at the site of Fort Hunter along the Susquehanna River north of Harrisburg. She will also explain how Fort Hunter relates to Fort Augusta. Both forts were built during the French and Indian War. 

 

 

 

Annual Christmas Dinner December 3rd 2019

  Van Wagner will be our entertainment again this year