Hillside Farm was built in Lower Makefield Township c. 1737-57 on a plot of land owned by Cornelius Slack
~ from original pen & ink drawing (artist unknown)

About Lower Makefield
Historical Properties
Events Calendar
LMHS Scholarship

(more events and further details being added, please check back)

Most Programs are Free and open to the Public

Lower Makefield Pride Day
at the Community Park
on Edgewood Road

Sunday, September 2, 2018
between 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Look for the Lower Makefield Historical Commission and the Lower Makefield Historical Society's table. We will be featuring Corn Husk Doll Making and also included will be other township historical information along with opportunities to become involved.

Bobbie Michael will discuss buttons and what they tell about history.

oin us for a fun and fascinating lecture titled (what else?)
"Button, Button,
Who Has the Button?"

Sunday, October 14, 2018
3:00 PM

at the
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Call 215-493-6776 x 100
or email your reservations to: rsvp@dlar.org

Annual LMHS Holiday Brunch
for Members

Sunday, December 9th

Old Library on Lake Afton
46 W. Afton Ave
Yardley, PA 19067


Just some of the previous and excellent LMHS Events
Barn Historian and Author Gregory Huber:
The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Historian, Librarian & Actress, Carol S. Levin, portraying Emily Roebling
Dr. Donald Koones lecture: Marjorie Merriweather Post
Historian & Actress JoAnn Tufo portraying Journalist Nellie Bly
"Yardley - Past and Present"
Photography & Other Historical Memorabilia Exhibition
"The Life & Music of Marion Evans: Arranger to the Stars"
"Trip Around the World in a Locomobile, 1909-1910"
"Anne-Bonney - Pirates Wife"
"Downton Abbey"
Becky Diamond speaks about her book:
"The Thousand Dollar Dinner: America's First Great Culinary Challenge"
"Alice of Dunk's Ferry: The Life and Images of an Enslaved Woman"
Visit to the Constitution Center, Philadelphia
"Revolutionary Tea"
"Present But Not Accounted For:
Women at the 1777-1778 Valley Forge Encampment
Charles Lindbergh Program
"The Case That Never Dies: The Lindbergh Kidnapping"
"Rosie the Riveter"
Tour of Graeme Park
3rd Annual Laura Prickett Lecture: "Mt Vernon, Understanding
George Washington Through His Private Spaces"
Tour of the Highlands Mansion and Gardens
Ft. Washington, PA
"Grace Kelly: American Princess"
Twilight Tour of Slate Hill Cemetery
Trenton's Old Barracks Museum
Gardening Gala in Honor of Laura Prickett
Guided Tour of Washington Crossing Historical Park
and Bowman's Hill Tower
"Over Here, Molly Pitcher"
Tour of Historic Fort Mifflin
"Meet Harry S. and Bess Truman"
Field Trip to Pennsbury Manor & Lunch at the Yardley Inn

Lower Makefield Historical Society
P.O. Box 228
Yardley, PA 19067