Presented by Martha Capwell Fox, Archives & Museum Coordinator, National Canal Museum/Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Easton, PA
Martha Capwell Fox is in charge of maintaining the Museum’s collection of photographs, artifacts, books, films and videos, and historic documents which preserve the history of anthracite mining and the canals which carried the coal to market as well as the industries which sprang up as a result. She creates and installs exhibits for the Museum’s changing exhibit gallery. In addition, Martha works as a docent and interpreter in the Museum, the Locktender’s House and aboard the Josiah White II, the only mule-drawn canal boat ride in Pennsylvania and does many presentations for historical societies and education programs.
This presentation will include W.W. Chambers 1930 era film of the Fairmount Water Works, the Aquarium, Boathouse Row and Fairmount Park. Three Bethlehem Steel films will be shown: Shipshape, The Machine Called Wire Rope and Building the Golden Gate Bridge. The Lehigh Navigation Coal Co. film: Old Company’s Lehigh and Buehler Bros. film: Mauch Chunk Switchback are also included.
Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 5:30 Refreshments 6:15 Program
Cost: $10 per person if pre-registered $15 for walk-ins
Place: Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
You should be able to park on the Circle, close to the FWWIC
Reservations: Contact Larry DeYoung at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-293-9098
ALSO HOLD THE DATE
Our Annual Dinner Meeting will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Desmond Hotel in Malvern, Pa
28th Wright Stuff Film Fest
Come to the Chapter Meeting at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
December 7, 2017
Here is a link to a good article on the many snack companies in Pennsylvania and their beginnings in the mid 19th century. Who wouldn’t enjoy a trip out to York County where many are located?