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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Annette Knappenberger and her daughter Lisa Heberling load Knappenberger’s flowers into her car Sept. 14 during Lehigh Township Historical Society’s mum sale, held at the Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.Press photos by Elsa Kerschner Annette Knappenberger and her daughter Lisa Heberling load Knappenberger’s flowers into her car Sept. 14 during Lehigh Township Historical Society’s mum sale, held at the Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.Press photos by Elsa Kerschner
Christine Wrenner helps prepare the mums for pickup. Christine Wrenner helps prepare the mums for pickup.
Karissa Schmidt picks up her mums. Karissa Schmidt picks up her mums.

Lehigh Township: Gravestone program planned for Oct. 12

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society is presenting a program on Pennsylvania German gravestones 11 a.m. Oct. 12 in the social hall of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Indianland, 787 Almond Road.

Michael Emery, of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, will discuss the materials used, engraved text and decorative styles found on the grave markers.

Following the presentation, there will be a walk around the cemetery to view the old stones. This event is free and open to the public.

St. Paul’s Schoolhouse will be open 10-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.

For more information, call 610-440-0151 or visit lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org.

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Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, is hosting its annual Fabulous Fall Fest craft show 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Oct. 26.

All proceeds benefit Through These Hands, a nonprofit organization that acquires and distributes medical and nonmedical supplies to developing countries through other nonprofit organizations.

For more information or to donate to Through These Hands, contact Dorene at 610-428-2786 or email at dorene@throughthesehands.org.

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Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.