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Friday, April 10, 2020
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDVisitors travel back in time in the annual candlelight festivities at the Bortz Log House, Wescosville, Dec. 8. The event features house tours and warm cookies. ABOVE: Ann Bartholomew welcomes visitors to the log house. The house, built around 1790, is an example of Pennsylvania German architecture. PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDVisitors travel back in time in the annual candlelight festivities at the Bortz Log House, Wescosville, Dec. 8. The event features house tours and warm cookies. ABOVE: Ann Bartholomew welcomes visitors to the log house. The house, built around 1790, is an example of Pennsylvania German architecture.
RIGHT: Leah Crouthamel demonstrates making thread with wool. RIGHT: Leah Crouthamel demonstrates making thread with wool.
Candles line the walkway to the historic log house during the Christmas at the Bortz Log House event. Candles line the walkway to the historic log house during the Christmas at the Bortz Log House event.
Harpist Sarajane Williams performs seasonal music during the annual holiday event at the Bortz Log House, Wescosville Dec. 8.PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND Harpist Sarajane Williams performs seasonal music during the annual holiday event at the Bortz Log House, Wescosville Dec. 8.PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Holiday decorations in keeping with those of the late 18th century are displayed. Holiday decorations in keeping with those of the late 18th century are displayed.
LEFT: Ann Bartholomew speaks with visitors. Additional photos appear on Page A7. LEFT: Ann Bartholomew speaks with visitors. Additional photos appear on Page A7.
ABOVE: Candlelight illuminates an upstairs room at the Bortz Log House. ABOVE: Candlelight illuminates an upstairs room at the Bortz Log House.
ABOVE: The log house stands at its current location on Hamilton Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township after being saved from demolition in the late 20th century. Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township. ABOVE: The log house stands at its current location on Hamilton Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township after being saved from demolition in the late 20th century. Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township.

Christmas at the Bortz Log House

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Holiday traditions shine in Wescosville