Past Events

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Splash Steamboat Cruise, September 16, 2018

 

Historical Society Walk, June 16, 2018

Local historian Patty Bacon of Deer Park led a group on a route along Ingham Road, Lower Mountain Road and Aquetong Road to the Aquetong Spring Park, Rolling Green and other sites while talking about the Lenape and the first settlers in this area. It is the 240th anniversary of George Washington’s march with the army from Valley Forge, up the York Road to cross the Delaware at New Hope towards the Battle of Monmouth.

 

Impression-Sips, March 25, 2018

Painting is inspired by John Folinsbee’s “Pemaquid Lighthouse.”

 

Impression-Sips, February 25, 2018

Inspired by the work of RAD Miller “Kitchens Lane.” Eleanor Miller spoke about father-in-law artist RAD Miller.

 

Impression-Sips, January 20, 2018

STHS Impression-Sips partnered with New Hope-Lambertville Winter Festival. Inspired by George Sotter’s “Moonlight in Bucks County.”

 

Commemoration of Solebury’s One-Room Schoolhouse as Historic Place, August 27, 2017

Members of the Heritage Conservancy’s Historical Review Board Committee and the Board of the Solebury Township Historical Society  commemorate the addition of Solebury’s one room schoolhouse as a Historic Place on the Register of Historic Places in July 2017. The Heritage Conservancy, which works to preserve noted buildings and sites in Bucks and Montgomery counties, recognized the STHS for its work to preserve the 1755 site and 1865 structure located at 3020 North Sugan Rd. Solebury, PA which is open to the public every Wednesday, 3-5 PM or by appointment.  First row: Stephanie Garomon, Pres., STHS, holding the commemorative plaque. Second row, left to right: Denise Blasdale, Toby Hoffman, Melody Hunt; Third row, left to right: Ralph Fey, Linda Brinker, Sue-Ann DiVito; Fourth row, left to right: Terry McNealy, Nancy Brown, Robert McEwan.

 

Annual Picnic at Tinsman Brothers Lumberyard, August 27, 2017

 

Meetinghouse Road History Walk, May 6, 2017

 

 

Relief for the Poor in Late 18th Century and Early 19th Century, March 5, 2017

Lecture by Jesse Crooks

 

 

 Impression-Sips, February 26, 2016

 

Solebury New Year’s Brunch, January 1, 2017

 

Annual Meeting, November 13, 2016

 

Solebury Friends Cemetery Tour, November 12, 2016

Led by Jesse Crooks

 

Solebury Day, September 17, 2016

Second annual Solebury Day at Laurel Park. Nancy Lawson was the winner of the raffle with the prize being a Solebury throw. Nancy chose the red one.

 

Annual Picnic at the home of Jillian McGlone, August 21, 2016

 

Second Graders Visit the Schoolhouse, May 23, 2016

STHS hosted the New Hope-Solebury second graders at the schoolhouse. Board members Marnie Newman-Leasure, Darcy Fair, and Stephanie Garomon and volunteer Michele Stulpin worked with the four 2nd grade classes and their teachers. The children sang songs accompanied by Darcy on the harp, discussed community, and went on a historic scavenger hunt.

 

 This Old House, April 19, 1998

The Solebury one-room schoolhouse, built 1765, rebuilt 1810 and 1870. This photo gallery was a school project of Jim Reiss and Adrian Potter. The long captions are theirs.

Solebury Day, September 19, 2015

Solebury Township sponsored the first annual Solebury Day at Laurel Park. STHS was one of many organizations participating.

Picnic at Tollgate Farm, August 30, 2015

Social Studies Teachers’ 192nd Day – May 18, 2015

New Hope Solebury social studies teachers on an Underground Railroad tour with Jesse Crooks. Photos by Marnie Newman Leasure

First Grades’ Visits to the Schoolhouse, June 8-12, 2015

STHS hosted the five first-grade classes from New Hope-Solebury Elementary School at the one-room schoolhouse. Sally Jagoe was the schoolmarm and Linda Kenyon was her assistant. Photos by Marnie Newman Leasure

Impression-Sips

January 25, 2015

February 22, 2015

March 15, 2015

Solebury New Year’s Brunch, January 1, 2015

Cuttalossa Walk, October 25, 2014

 

Picnic at Schoolhouse, August 24, 2014

From Slavery to Freedom—The Underground Railroad,
May 15 and May 18, 2014

Special thanks to Doreen Stratton , Brian Keyes, and Elaine Crooks for sharing their photos.

Open House, April 6, 2014

New Year’s Brunch, January 1, 2014

Annual Meeting, November 17, 2013

Solebury Friends Cemetery Tour, October 27, 2013

STHS Repeats History, September 21, 2013

Picnic at Kenyon Home, August 28, 2013

Revolutionary War Tour, June 23, 2013

 Mill Walk along Aquetong Creek, May 5, 2012