Lower Saucon Township Historical Society
PO Box 176, Hellertown, PA 18055
610-625-8771
Email us at LSHistorical@yahoo.com

Located outside of Hellertown, PA
at 4216 Countryside Lane
in the Township of Lower Saucon


Meeting information and directions




Calendar of Events
at the Schoolhouse
Lower Saucon Township Historical Society meets the second Wednesday of each month in Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. Visitors are always welcome to join us at a meeting. See column at immediate right for events.

Watch this spot for future tour dates!!!!
April 30, 2016
(Saturday) 1:00 - 3:00 PM
** OPEN FOR TOURS ***

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November 11, 2017 (Saturday)
Adopt-A-Highway 

From 10:00 AM

All equipment will be supplied to volunteers.


Winning Recipe at the 2015 Apple Festival held at the Lutz Franklin schoolhouse .

                    

 

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Calendar of Events
at Seidersville

Lower Saucon Township Historical Society meets the second Wednesday of each month in Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike.

Visitors are always welcome to join us at a meeting.

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January 11, 2017 (Wednesday) 7:00 PM - Speakers: Danny Ruth and Bob Sterling presenting Treasured Tales of Trolley Trails. [Snow date: February 8, 2017]

Join us for this barbecue dinner and presentation. If you choose to join us for the dinner portion of the evening, scheduled at 6:00 PM, we will require your reservation by Monday, January 6th, 2017. The cost of the dinner is $12 per person, and reservations are made by emailing us at lshistorical@yahoo.com or by calling our historical society office and leaving a message at 610-625-8771.

The video presentation will start promptly at 7:00 pm and there is no cost for attending the video. "Treasured Tales of Trolley Trails" will feature a nostalgic montage of trolley travel within our extended metropolitan area. Vintage footage dating as far back as 1912 will demonstrate why our affection for this mode of transportation lingers. Snow date for dinner and presentation will be February 8, 2017.

        



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AVAILABLE NOW!

Images of America: Saucon Valley
Images of America: Lower Saucon

(pictured below)

A pictorial essay featuring 250 pictures of Lower Saucon and Saucon Valley throughout the years.

Books are $22


Books are available at:
1) Lower Saucon Twp Municipal Offices - Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem
2) Hellertown Library, Hellertown
3) Saylor's Market (old Guro's)
4) Se-Wy-Co Beverage

Lower Saucon book cover  Lower Saucon book cover
 



 

 


email Email us at Lutzfran@lutzfranklin.com or LShistorical@yahoo.com

Mission Statement
The Lower Saucon Township Historical Society seeks to preserve and maintain the Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse as an example of 19th century Pennsylvania architecture, to utilize it as a place of public education, to acquire, conserve and archive artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, recordings and ephemera relevant to the history of Lower Saucon Township and to make them available for research, study and education.

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How to get to Lutz Franklin School:
mapDirections


How to get to Seidersville Hall:
Our monthly meetings
are held the 2nd Wednesday each month at 7:00pm at Seidersville Hall located at the Lower Saucon Township Municipal Complex at 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA. To get there:

FROM THE NORTH

From Route 22 take PA 378 South towards Bethlehem. After crossing the Hill-to-Hill bridge, with its steel superstructure, continue south on Route 378 up the mile-long hill to the top. After crossing the top of the hill and starting down the hill about 1 block, bear to the right onto the two-lane road (Old Philadelphia Pike) and continue past the stop intersection for about two city blocks to Town Hall on the right.

FROM THE SOUTH From Route 309, turn onto Route 378 North and continue northward for about three miles. After you pass under the I-78 overpass, turn left at the traffic signal on to Black River Road. At the stop sign turn right onto Old Philadelphia Pike. Continue northbound for about two city blocks to Town Hall on the left.
FROM I-78 Interstate 78 West to Hellertown/Bethlehem Exit 67. Follow Route 412 South, which becomes Main Street in Hellertown. Turn right at traffic light at Water Street, which becomes Friedensville Road after crossing Saucon Creek. Follow Friedensville Road to Hickory Hill Road. Continue straight ahead to Route 378. Continue through the traffic signal to the stop sign at Old Philadelphia Pike. Turn left and continue downhill on Old Philadelphia Pike for about two city blocks to Town Hall on the right.



 
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