VIDEO VERSION: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTOnYVrIZkM
This episode is part of our monthly virtual program with Lehigh Valley Passport to History! (www.lvhistory.org)
Hear about screams through the walls at the Kutzown Area Historical Society, visit two stops on the Eerie Easton Walking Tour, and learn about a lightning strike that devastated a Pennsylvania family at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm.
Craig Koller, Kutztown Area Historical Society
Sarah White, Sigal Museum Sigal Museum
Hannah Franko, Board Member, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
In this episode of Lehigh Valley Passport to History, we speak with Delwin Fiddler (AKA Elk Bear, Hehakapa Mahto), Founder of PAZA Tree of Life and Adam DePaul, Tribal Council Member of The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania.
We are also joined by PAZA Advisory Board Member on Arts and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Samora Free, and Briana Feston, also of PAZA Tree of Life.
Learn more about their continued efforts to preserve, celebrate, and educate on Native American History and Culture throughout the Lehigh Valley and the world.
Delwin Fiddler (AKA Elk Bear, Hehakapa Mahto): Founder of PAZA Tree of Life
Adam DePaul: Tribal Council Member of The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Samora Free: PAZA Tree of Life Advisory Board Member on Arts and Cultural Affairs
The series, hosted by Lehigh Valley with Love Media’s George Wacker, will air live on third Tuesdays at6:30 p.m. on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History Facebook page. Each 30-minute episode will highlighta different theme and discussion from the night’s participating historic sites.
“In this time of COVID, armchair traveling has really taken off. The Passport to History Virtual Series givespeople in our region—and beyond—a great chance to learn more about our member sites and thehistory stories they preserve,” said Beth Twiss Houting, Lehigh Valley Passport to History Vice Chair.
The January program delves into winter survival and food preservation. Participating speakers include the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center and Washington Crossing Park.
After airing, all episodes will be posted on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History and Lehigh Valley WithLove websites for viewers who are unable to watch them live.
To learn more, please visit lvhistory.org and follow “Lehigh Valley Passport to History” on Facebook.###
January’s livestreams are at the links below
About Passport to History:
Lehigh Valley Passport to History is a partnership of 49 historic sites and resources in and aroundPennsylvania’s Lehigh and Northampton counties. The group helps to promote local tourism and shareshistorical activities, events, tours, and exhibitions throughout the Valley. Visit lvhistory.org for moreinformation.
About Lehigh Valley with Love Media:
Lehigh Valley with Love Media is an award winning digital media and entertainment company specializing in social, video, podcasting, and live streaming.
The Lehigh Valley with Love Podcast has more than 3 million downloads and features local stories from local people.
We are joined the Moravian Historical Society, the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, and the National Museum of Industrial History to learn about pioneering female leaders and innovations that brought about changes during three centuries of Lehigh Valley history.
Welcome to a special episode of the Lehigh Valley with Love Podcast. We’ve teamed up with lehigh Valley Passport to History for a Winter Holiday Traditions Live Show. The audio in this podcast is from that show.
The goal of Lehigh Valley Passport to History to bring Valley history right into the comfort of your living room during these days of continued social distancing. Tune in live at 6:00 on second Thursdays this winter and gather round the fire as partners share tales of the past.
Lehigh Valley Passport to History is a partnership of 35 (and growing) historic sites and resources in and around Pennsylvania’s Lehigh and Northampton counties. The group aims to connect you with historical sites to see and things to do throughout our region, all listed in one convenient location at www.lvhistory.org.
If you’d like more information about upcoming events, or if you are an organization that would like to join the group, visit the Passport to History website at www.lvhistory.org, check out their Facebook and Instagram pages, or sign up for their monthly newsletter.
Today we will be talking about Lehigh Valley Holiday traditions and will be joined by:
Susan Ellis| Executive Director | Moravian Historical Society
Rachel Kresge | Director of Education and Programs | Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
Carey Birgel | Executive Director| Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society
The aim of this podcast is to connect you to stories and personalities living in or affecting the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, encompassing the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton and many other wonderful communities in-between.
We talk to business owners, musicians, authors, students, politicians, and maybe even you.