Current and Coming

Quilts Come Home The Keystone State’s newest attraction, the Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum, made its debut recently, drawing national attention for its role as a leading educational facility for interpreting and exhibiting the rich and diverse cultural traditions of Lancaster County and southcentral Pennsylvania. The mu­seum was established by the Heritage Center of Lancaster County....
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Letters to the Editor

Pure Escapism Hess’s was more than a department store [“Max Hess Jr. Puts Allentown on the Map” by Liz Armstrong Hall, Fall 2004]. It was part magic, part fantasy, part enchantment – pure escapism! When you were young, you didn’t need more than a dollar (for the candy counter) to feel like a million dollars. I’ll always remem­ber the women who tended the...
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Current and Coming

New Heritage Center Founded in 1904, the Lehigh County Historical Society, head­quartered in Allentown, has grown through the past century to administer several historic sites and museums representing the area’s industrial, cultural, agricultural, and political his­tory. On Monday, April 11, the so­ciety will formally open the Lehigh Valley Heritage Center, an advanced, seven-million...
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