Join us as local authors and historians present historical topics of interest.

Lectures are held on the second Wednesday of the following months. The Program Committee has arranged for the following presentations to be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m.  The lecture series is sponsored by a grant from the Jenkinstown Lyceum and all programs are offered free of charge.  

October 13th: Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

November 10th: Hitherto Invincible: How Three Generations of Barkers Helped Build America

March 9th, 2022 – More information to come in 2022

April 13th, 2022 – More information to come in 2022

May 11th, 2022 More Information to come in 2022

With the loosening of restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic, the Society will once again be hosting lectures live and in-person at the John Barnes Room of Abington Friends Meeting. Masks ARE required to attend and there will be NO refreshments following the lecture.

Until concurrent online capabilities are mastered, Zoom presentations are suspended. 

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