50th Anniversary Museum Season Opening Weekend

Mar 27, 2022 in Events

Join us for our 50th Anniversary Museum Season Opening Weekend with the 44th Georgia Company C presenting a Civil War Camp of Instruction; Saturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15, 2022 10am-4pm. See history come alive as the 44th Georgia presents a Camp of Instruction with marching, drills, musket demonstrations, camp cooking, and a camp […]

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2022 World War II Living History Weekend

Mar 6, 2022 in Events, News

Jacobsburg Historical Society is very excited to host our annual World War II Living History Weekend on Saturday & Sunday, June 25-26, 2022. The Boulton Historic Site will be open to the public on Saturday, June 25  from 10:00AM to 4:00PM and Sunday, June 26 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM for this very special event. Adult […]

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“New” Gunmakers Fair at Kempton

Nov 8, 2021 in Events, News

Jacobsburg Historical Society is pleased to announce that the “New” Gunmakers Fair at Kempton will be held at the Kempton Community Center on July, 29, 30, 31, 2022! The Gunmakers Fair at Kempton will be carrying on a tradition that Chuck Dixon started over 37 years ago to bring together gunmakers, artisans, and like-minded people […]

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September Open House Weekend

Sep 4, 2021 in News

Free Museum Tours of the Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum and the 1832 J. Joseph Henry House!

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2021 Market Faire and Rendezvous

Mar 24, 2020 in News

Jacobsburg Historical Society’s annual Market Faire & Rendezvous is traditionally held during the last full weekend of October on the grounds of the Boulton Historic Site, just outside of Nazareth, Pennsylvania. The 2021 event will be open to the public on Saturday, October 30th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday, October 31th from […]

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Jacobsburg Historic Society’s Fur Rendezvous and Market Faire a blast from the past

Oct 22, 2016 in News

Jacobsburg Historic Society’s Fur Rendezvous and Market Faire a blast from the past

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Re-enactors Remember World War II Sacrifices

Jul 1, 2016 in News

http://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nazareth-wwii-living-history-20160619-story.html

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Where you can see the 1859 books that ‘invented’ the Lehigh Valley

Jun 2, 2016 in News

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/nazareth/index.ssf/2016/05/rare_1859_books_at_the_jacobsb.html

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Building A Pennsylvania Longrifle

Aug 15, 2013 in News

“Building a Pennsylvania Longrifle” By Dave Ehrig   “Pennsylvania is where it originated and, with very few exceptions, that’s where it was made.  I guess it shouldn’t matter, but it does.  After all, that old flintlock not only was the first truly American firearm, but it also played an important role in shaping a wilderness […]

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Winner Takes All

Jul 4, 2013 in Articles

WINNER TAKES ALL !! By Richard Hujsa   Back in the year 1974 my friend David Hardy and I, rightly or wrongly, considered ourselves to be two of the top muzzle loading rifle target shooters in the country. We had an enviable record, consistently winning nearly all the rifle competitions in which we participated. We […]

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