L. Saucon Festival That Ended 20 Years Ago to Be Remembered at Talk

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Priscilla deLeon will share memories of Sauconfest at the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society's April 8 meeting. A member of township council, deLeon was involved with the festival during its six-year run from 1989 to 1995.

A Lower Saucon Township festival that ended 20 years ago will be the subject of an April 8 talk at the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society at Seidersville Hall.

“Sauconfest” began in August 1989 and continued to be held annually till 1995, when financial losses led to its discontinuation.

Priscilla deLeon will share memories of Sauconfest at the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society's April 8 meeting. A member of township council, deLeon was involved with the festival during its six-year run from 1989 to 1995.

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Priscilla deLeon will share her memories of Sauconfest at the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society’s April 8 meeting at Seidersville Hall. A member of township council, deLeon was involved with the festival during its six-year run from 1989 to 1995.

According to information about “The Days of Sauconfest–Memories of the Lower Saucon Festival” published in the current edition of the LSTHS newsletter, “the main objectives of the event were to educate visitors about local history and to bring the Saucon Valley community together.”

Lower Saucon Township councilwoman Priscilla deLeon–who was involved with the festival from its inception–will deliver the presentation with assistance from the society’s Danny Ruth, who will facilitate a slide show of deLeon’s photos.

The talk will begin at 7 p.m. at Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem.

The presentation is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

For more information about the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society, visit www.lutzfranklin.com.

A description of the April 8 presentation is included in the current edition of the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society newsletter.

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A description of the April 8 presentation is included in the current edition of the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society newsletter.

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