News in Brief
Visit our News webpage for details.
Nov, 2022: The Society's tombstone workshop was highlighted in a Reading Eagle article.
Aug, 2022: Our August/September newsletter is online.
July, 2022: In memoriam: Delores A. "Tootie" (Miller) Hellwig, LTHS board member, friend.
July, 2022: LV Passport to History Weekend at LTHS in the Reading Eagle..
Dec, 2021: The Berks County Commissioners awarded the LTHS with $75,000. See our press release. It was mentioned in the Reading Eagle, the Northern Berks Patriot Item, and Trains.com.
Oct, 2021: The LTHS was highlighted on BCTV and Times News.
Aug/Sept, 2021: The Mertztown Train Station will be a part of the Road Ramble advertised in Berks Weekly and BCTV.
May, 2021: Multiple updates on activities
April, 2021: Hike to the magnetite mines in the village of Rittenhouse Gap.
Feb, 2021: LTHS has a new logo.
Nov, 2020: Ret. Colonel Willard Dellicker's presentation on Vietnam as a fighter pilot. (View video)
Oct, 2020: Longswamp ghost story at the Great Pumpkin Hunt event.
Sep, 2020 : Funding statement regarding restoration & relocation of the Mertztown Train Station.
Sep, 2020 : 2nd Annual Historic Scavenger Hunt.
Aug, 2020 : Mertztown Train Station open house & WFMZ Lehigh Valley coverage, Railpace News Magazine coverage in their October 2020 edition.
July, 2020: WFMZ TV (Berks edition) interview: Mertztown Train Station open house.
July, 2020: In memoriam: Michael D. Radcliffe, founding LTHS member, treasurer, friend. (Aug 4, 1948 - July 25, 2020)
May, 2020: LTHS awarded a $2,500 grant from the Berks County Community Foundation's Conservation Equity Fund to help support the Save Our Station: Mertztown Train Station project.
Wednesday, April 19: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Saturday, May 13: Upcoming Event
Wednesday, May 17: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, June 21: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, July 19: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, Sept 20: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 18: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, Nov 15: LTHS Monthly Meeting
Visit our Events page for more details.
Longswamp Township Historical Society
P.O. Box 610
Mertztown, PA 19539
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