LEHIGH VALLEY (January 7, 2022) – Lehigh Valley Passport to History and Lehigh Valley With Love Media are partnering together to launch a monthly virtual history series starting on January 18, 2022.
The series, hosted by Lehigh Valley with Love Media’s George Wacker, will air live on third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History Facebook page. Each 30-minute episode will highlight a different theme and discussion from the night’s participating historic sites.
“In this time of COVID, armchair traveling has really taken off. The Passport to History Virtual Series gives people in our region—and beyond—a great chance to learn more about our member sites and the history stories they preserve,” said Beth Twiss Houting, Lehigh Valley Passport to History Vice Chair.
The January program delves into winter survival and food preservation. Participating speakers include the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center and Washington Crossing Park.
The 2022 Lehigh Valley Passport to History Monthly Virtual Program topics include:
Tuesday, January 18: Surviving Winter & Food Preservation
Tuesday, February 15: Black History
Tuesday, March 15: Women’s History
Tuesday, April 19: Historic Gardening and Summer Kitchens
Tuesday, May 17: Sports and Games
Tuesday, June 21: Education
Tuesday, July 19: Independence Day
Tuesday, August 16: Live from Passport to History Month
Tuesday September 20: Native American History
Tuesday, October 18: Haunted Historic Lehigh Valley
Tuesday, November 15: Veteran History
Tuesday, December 20: Holiday Traditions
After airing, all episodes will be posted on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History and Lehigh Valley With Love websites for viewers who are unable to watch them live.
To learn more, please visit lvhistory.org and follow “Lehigh Valley Passport to History” on Facebook.
About Passport to History:
Lehigh Valley Passport to History is a partnership of 49 historic sites and resources in and around Pennsylvania’s Lehigh and Northampton counties. The group helps to promote local tourism and shares historical activities, events, tours, and exhibitions throughout the Valley. Lehigh Valley Passport to History is funded in part with funding received through the County of Northampton’s Hotel Tax Program, the Lehigh County Tourism Development grant program, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Visit lvhistory.org for more information.
About Lehigh Valley With Love:
Lehigh Valley with Love Media is an award winning digital media and entertainment company specializing in social, video, podcasting, and live streaming. The Lehigh Valley with Love Podcast has more than 3 million downloads and features local stories from local people. Learn more at https://linktr.ee/lvwithlove
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