28th Annual Wright Stuff Film Fest

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 larry.deyoung@verizon.net 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