Area Servicemen to be Honored During SteelStacks’ Memorial Day Celebration May 28-30

This year’s event includes programs honoring ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ and the Veterans who worked at Bethlehem Steel Bethlehem Steel Corp. produced more than 73 million tons of steel for the U.S. Military during World War II including armor plating, Naval guns and more. On May 28, David Venditta will talk about the steel giant’s [...]

Williams Township Memorial Observance May 29th

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, May 29, at 6 p.m. to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and service persons on active duty. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Williams Twp. Municipal Building, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township.  David Heintzelman of Hellertown will deliver the [...]

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Presents “Bethlehem Back When”

Memorial Day in 1893 on Calypso Island now Sand Island Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites will unveil the Bethlehem Back When exhibition, a selection of fifty photos displayed on the second floor of the Luckenbach Mill on May 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a Members Reception from 4:30 p.m. [...]

Community Day in Historic Bethlehem

Family Fun For All Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites for a day full of fun, exploration, and learning for our annual Community Day on May 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Colonial Industrial Quarter. Discover how the Moravian settlers lived and worked in America’s first industrial park with hands-on activities, [...]

Historic events at the Bachmann Publick House in May

Saturday May 7 at 2nd & Northampton Sts., Easton PA. Twenty-first century homemakers think little of “doing the wash”:  put garments in washer, push a button or two, walk away for a time, return and clothes are clean. Not a muscle involved. But that laborious job was a different story in the past. In “Doing [...]


Photo by Jonathan Davies On a spring day in 2011, a few dozen people made their way to a brand-new arts center located amid the ruins of the former Bethlehem Steel plant on Bethlehem’s SouthSide. It was a sleek, new building made of concrete, steel and glass that stood in stark contrast to [...]

Bethlehem Steelworkers’ Archives Walking Tours Return April 9 at SteelStacks

Pictured is Frank Behum, former Bethlehem Steel worker and president of the Steelworkers’ Archives, giving a tour at SteelStacks. Photo by Edward Leskin Take a walk in the shoes of a steelworker, learn how the blast furnaces worked and discover the untold stories of Bethlehem Steel during the “Steelwalkers,” the walking tours presented [...]

Bethlehem’s Andria Zaia Named Curator of Collections at the National Museum of Industrial History

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to announce that Andria Zaia has been hired as the museum’s Curator of Collections.  As the Curator of Collections, Zaia is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s vast collection of iron, steel, textile, and industrial artifacts and archival materials.  Among her primary duties will be the research, accession [...]

Williams Township and the Civil War

“Williams Township and the Civil War,” will be presented on April 3, 3 pm, at the Spring meeting of the Williams Township Historical Society at St. John’s Church of Morgan Hill, 2720 Morgan Hill Rd., Easton. Kathy and Neil Coddington, veteran Civil War reenactors, will present a program that includes other members of the 153rd [...]