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LONGSWAMP TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Phone:  484/504-9149 (answering machine)

E-Mail:  LongswampHistory@gmail.com

Become a Member... join a Society of Township residents, past and present, individuals with roots in the Township and those who have a natural love of history and want to see it honored, preserved and shared.

The Longswamp Township Board of Supervisors set forth the authorization for the establishment of this Longswamp Township Historical Society in Longswamp Township Resolution No. 2009-22, adopted October 27, 2009.

The purpose of this Society is to:

A.  Discover and preserve educational and illustrative collections of material, structures, and landmarks of the Longswamp Township area.

B.  Maintain a museum and non-circulating historical library of the Longswamp Township area.

C.  To preserve and record the history and culture of the Longswamp Township area.

The Longswamp Township Historical Society has been designated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a non-profit organization under IRS Tax Code 501(c)3 and a public charity under Tax Subcode Section 509(a)(1).  All contributions are considered tax deductible for federal tax purposes under current IRS regulations.

2018 HS Membership Form.pdf 

HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS.pdf

 

OUR PUBLICATIONS 

"Village" Series of Booklets... Each booklet is 32 pages in length and shares the history of each Township village using historic photos, news article clippings, and the stories told by those who once lived/live there.

"The Village of Hancock"

"The Village of Longsdale"

"The Village of Longswamp Centre"

"The Village of Lower Longswamp"

"The Village of Mertztown"

"The Village of Shamrock"

 

CALENDAR

"Down on the Longswamp Farm 2018"

 

Booklets and Calendars can be purchased in any of the following ways:

*  At the Courtesy Desk at Radcliffe's Market, 953 State Street, Mertztown, PA

*  At all of our events and programs

*  By mail:  Contact Publications Committee Chair, Eloise Long at 610/682-0696

 

PURCHASE PRICE

Booklets                                          Calendars

Members:  $13                                 Members and Non-Members:  $10

Non-Members:  $15

(Mail Orders:  Add an additional $3 to cover postage)