East Penn Press

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDThe Emmaus Historical Society hosted the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 24 on the grounds of the society, 218 Main St. The event featured games, storytelling and displays spotlighting The Knauss Homestead, 1803 House, Emmaus Moravian Church and Emmaus Remembrance Garden. ABOVE: Adam and Meredith Waddell dig for treasures at the 1803 House archaeological dig. PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDThe Emmaus Historical Society hosted the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 24 on the grounds of the society, 218 Main St. The event featured games, storytelling and displays spotlighting The Knauss Homestead, 1803 House, Emmaus Moravian Church and Emmaus Remembrance Garden. ABOVE: Adam and Meredith Waddell dig for treasures at the 1803 House archaeological dig.
Bill Barto of the Emmaus Historical Society plays 78 records on his Victrola to entertain festival goers. “78 records” were flat disc records made between 1898 and the late 1950s and played at a rate of about 78 revolutions per minute. Bill Barto of the Emmaus Historical Society plays 78 records on his Victrola to entertain festival goers. “78 records” were flat disc records made between 1898 and the late 1950s and played at a rate of about 78 revolutions per minute.
Musician Joel Shimer performs during the festival. See additional photos on Page A2. Musician Joel Shimer performs during the festival. See additional photos on Page A2.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDA display features Emmaus model buildings created by Andre Fatula. PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDA display features Emmaus model buildings created by Andre Fatula.
Janice Stavrou from the 1803 House shows her skill at the loom. Janice Stavrou from the 1803 House shows her skill at the loom.

EMMAUS HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Emmaus borough history takes center stage