The Landscape

Apr 15, 2013 in News

(Excerpt from Historical Structures Reports; The Henry Homestead, Boulton, PA.  Prepared for the Jacobsburg Historical Society by Reed Laurence Engle, October 20, 1978; the office of John Dickey, ALA, Media, PA.)  This article was originally printed in the Sept/Oct JHS Newsletter. (William) Henry and his wife apparently desired more than strictly utilitarian self-sufficiency at the Homestead.  Much evidence […]

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Gardener’s Report – Spring 2013

Apr 15, 2013 in News

Well, its been a long, if not particularly hard, winter. Winter is trying to hold on, but the warm weather can not be held back forever and everyone is eagerly awaiting the gentle winds of Spring. Here at Jacobsburg the snowdrops are bursting out of the ground and the helebores are blooming in the cold […]

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For Every Season There Is A Change

Apr 15, 2013 in News

As we begin a new season here at ‘Boulton’, there are a number of changes you should be made aware of. By the time you have received this edition of the Jacobsburg Record we will have hired a new Executive Director/Site Manager for the Jacobsburg Historical Society. Lyndsey B. Frigm left the position of Executive Director at the […]

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Forty Years Later And Still Growing

Apr 15, 2013 in News

Jacobsburg Historical Society was an idea born in the Fall of 1972.  Members of various community groups worked together for a common cause – to preserve the beauty of the Bushkill Creek Valley – particularly the Henry’s Woods area; and to also bring to life the rich history and culture of a long lost industrial community area, namely Jacobsburg, Filetown, and […]

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Long Time Board Member Is Relaxing

Apr 15, 2013 in News

Phil Schroeder has decided not to seek reelection to the JHS Board of Directors this year.  Phil has served for many years and has volunteered as Secretary, Vice President, and President during his tenure on the Board.  Phil and his wife Barb, have been long time house docents for our John Joseph Henry Mansion, and have […]

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Blue Star Museum

Apr 15, 2013 in News

Jacobsburg Historical Society is participating with museums across the USA in the Blue Star Museum program.  Because of this, Active Duty Military and their families are provided free admissions to museums and exhibits at participating organizations and events.  We salute our military and thank them for their service and encourage them to come and visit with their families. […]

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