Emmaus Historical Society

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Up Coming Events

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.


Friday, December 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm - "Celebrate the Holidays" -  Visit the Museum and enjoy refreshments and holiday exhibits while you listen to the Emmaus Moravian Church carolers at 6:30pm.


Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm - "Old Fashioned Christmas Open House" -  Visit the Museum during "Old Fashioned Christmas" in Emmaus.  Children are invited to make ornaments to decorate the Children's Christmas Tree on the Triangle.  Ornaments can be made at the Museum from 12 to 4:00. The Children’s Tree will be lit at 5:00pm.  Members from the Emmaus Moravian Church will demonstrate Moravian Star and Candle making in the Museum from 1: to 4:00 and the Emmaus Moravian Church is partnering with the Emmaus Historical Society to offer a Walking Tour of Emmaus from 1 to 3:30pm to visit the 12 historical sites which tell the story of the earliest days of Emmaus.  The tour is free, but registration is requested.  Please call the office at 610-966-6591 by November 30th to register.   Additionally, the Emmaus Historical Society is participating in this year’s new Holiday Cheer Trail! Beverages, in the spirit of the Holiday Season will be served on the front porch of 218 Main Street on Saturday afternoon from 12 to 4pm.


Saturday, December 9, 2017 - "Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Museum" - Remember when the children of Emaus/Emmaus would go to Town Hall or Fire Co. No.1 for an orange and a box of chocolates?  Join us as we replicate this tradition when Santa and Mrs. Claus are in the museum from 1:00 to 4:00pm with fruit and a candy box for all visitors (young and the young at heart!).  Bring your children and grandchildren to experience what once was!


December 13, 2017 - "Christmas Covered Dish Party" - Held at 6:00 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church Parish Hall.  Please call the museum if you plan to attend and tell us if you will bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert.  Appetizers will be available as soon as you arrive so you can snack and visit before dinner. Yummy!



Box of 12 Note cards of 218 Main Street through the years. Only $10.00

Now Only $6.00 and can be purchased at the Museum or at David’s Electric Store.















Volunteers Needed!

Contact the Society if you’e willing to help out in any of the following areas.  Thank You