No Rain Date Megan van Ravenswaay

NRD Ep. 66: Local Partners in Preserving the Lehigh Valley’s Past

No Rain Date
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NRD Ep. 66: Local Partners in Preserving the Lehigh Valley's Past

On Episode 66 of No Rain Date, we’re joined by Megan van Ravenswaay, Executive Director of the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, to talk about the society’s role in preserving local history, the Sigal Museum in Easton (which is part of NCHGS) and Lehigh Valley Passport to History.

William Henry Harrison Hellertown

Olden Days, 1840: Hellertown Loved William Henry Harrison in 1813

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

In our oldest “Olden Days” to date–by far–we examine an editorial published by an early Pocono newspaper in June 1840. Remarkably, the story is partly about an event that had occurred 27 years earlier in Hellertown, that being a celebration of Gen. William Henry Harrison’s defeat of British forces at the Battle of the Thames during the War of 1812.