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.


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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


June 3:  Annual Yard Sale at 218 Main Street.

June 21:  Annual membership Picnic at Community Park. 5:30

July 24:  ‘Our Moravian Settlers’ Presented by Bill Barto at the Emmaus Library

August 22:  Bus Trip to the American Theater for a Las Vegas Show.  Lunch at Shady Maple.

Bus leaves Weis Market at 10:00 am.  $80.00 includes everything.  Deadline is August 1,

September 20: Stories of the 1803 House by Marian Schneck

October 18: A visit by Buffalo Bill Cody

November 15: Information about our new Schwar Genealogy 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.