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Hear Ye, Hear Ye!!!

 

The Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc., are celebrating

the 50th Anniversary of their incorporation.


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There will be an Encore Presentation of the Goschenhoppen   

Historians 50th Anniversary Slide Show, on Sunday,

April 10, at 1:30 pm, in Red Men’s Hall.

   

If you missed the 50th Anniversary Celebration and the

memorable slide show, now is your chance to see it.

 

The slide show features 50 years of early historian events,

the folk festival and festival participant photos.

  

Please bring a dessert to share following the presentation.

Coffee and tea will be provided.

Hope you can join us for this fun afternoon!


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Thanks to your support in all of the events, symposiums,

and the Folk Festival over the years, the Historians

will continue to identify, preserve, and disseminate

the Pennsylvania German folk culture and history

of the Goschenhoppen region.



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  2016 SPRING FROLIC  


. . . just one of the events . . .

 

 

Junior and Senior divisions

 

 

 

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Preparations for the 50th Festival have started!


We hope to see you there on August 12 & 13, 2016!


The corn harvest just completed...


Corn Harvest 1


Corn Harvest 2



The Corn Husking Bee

will be ready at the

2016 Festival!


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 Welcome to Goschenhoppen!

 

Goschenhoppen is one of the oldest continuously existing Pennsylvania German communities in America.  This geographic region occupies a small corner of southeastern Pennsylvania in Montgomery County.  The Goschenhoppen Historians Inc., was founded in 1964 in order to preserve the folk culture of this area's earliest immigrant settlers, known as the Pennsylvania Dutch.


Incorporated as an educational organization on June 4, 1965, it has grown and prospered and has met, admirably, the many varied challenges of its social commitment to foster and maintain respect for the ingenuity, faith and determination  of these settlers.

 

Today, the Goschenhoppen Historians maintain several museums, a library, and offer educational and seasonal events and fundraisers throughout the year.

  

The Goschenhoppen Historian's Office is located at:

                Red Men's Hall

                116 Gravel Pike

               PO Box 476

                Green Lane, PA  18054


The Antes Plantation and the Folk Festival are located at:

                318 Colonial Road

                Perkiomenville, PA  18074


If you would like more information, call 215-234-8953 or email redmens_hall@goschenhoppen.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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