A May 26 virtual lecture by textile experts with the Tennessee Sampler Project will launch preparations for this year's Penn Dry Goods Market, scheduled for June 3-4 at the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center in Pennsburg.
The additional funding from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will pay for support staff to tackle tasks that allow the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center to continue its programs.
The Rev. George Weiss not only served as first pastor of Schwenkfelders in the colonies, he also wrote an extensive catechism for children. Weiss' life and writings are topics of a May 11 scheduled talk.
Many steeped in the culture of the Pennsylvania Dutch knew how to spin a good yarn. Some of their tales became theater productions; a few even landed on Broadway! Learn how in a March 9 discussion.
With a busy period of cleaning and reorganizing behind it, the staff of the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center in Pennsburg is ready to greet visitors and show off its newest exhibits.
Montgomery County during 1830 looked significantly different than it appears today. What is believed to be one of the earliest printed maps of the county was recently purchased by the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center in Pennsburg.
Gifts, books, and decor items will be available from local vendors, and free musical performances are scheduled Dec. 4-5, during the annual Christmas Market at Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center.
Among new displays coming during 2022 to the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center is a focus on the Civil War career of Brigadier General and Governor John Frederick Hartranft.