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Redbank Valley Historical Society to Release Original Prints of Historical Sites on March 28
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Redbank Valley Historical Society will be releasing the second set of Carol Kennemuth’s original and limited edition prints of historical sites in the Redbank Valley Area at a reception and program at the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 28.
The event begins at 6:00 p.m. at the church located at 403 Penn Street at the corner of Wood Street.
Parking is available in the rear off Wood Street. The location is handicapped accessible.
The prints being released are the following:
- New Bethlehem Public School (later the high school)
- Old New Bethlehem Dam
- Andrews House at Penn and Lafayette Street
- Old Mohney Stone House
- Scout Hall
- Red Bank Mills
- Oak Ridge Railroad Station
- Old Baptist Church
- McKelvey Store
There will be a presentation describing each of the prints being released.
Light refreshments will be provided at 6:00 p.m. with time to meet the artist, Carol Silvis Kennemuth.
Carol, raised in South Bethlehem, is an accomplished artist and master quilter. Her one of a kind quilt, that incorporates original Redbank drawings, will be on display at the meeting.
The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
There will be a silent auction of the original prints from 6:00 p.m., with the price beginning at $200.00.
The limited-edition prints numbered and signed will be on sale for $50.00 + tax. Remaining originals and limited edition prints of the first series released in September 2018 will also be available for sale. The four books published by the Society, The Impact of the Civil War on the Redbank Valley, Tom Andrews’ Business Center Recollections of New Bethlehem, A Pictorial History of the Redbank Valley, and The History of the Low-Grade Railroad will also be available.
All proceeds benefit the Historical Society’s goals of publishing a comprehensive history – to be released in 2020 – and opening a History and Genealogy Center.
For more information, please call Cindy Morgan at 814-365-5023.
NOTE: Lucille Procious, one of the society members, is writing a book to honor and record the past and present farm families of the area. Those who would like their farm family history included in her book, please contact her at 814-275-2664 or by email at email@example.com.
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