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

Historian, Librarian & Actress
Carol S. Levin
portraying Emily Roebling

Co-sponsored with the
Yardley Historical Association

Sunday, March 18th
2:00 PM

Yardley Community Center
53 S. Main Street
Yardley PA 19067

Emily Roebling

(known for her contribution to the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge)

Barn Historian and Author
Gregory Huber:
The Historic Barns
of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Sunday, April 29th
3:00 PM

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

Reservations required: rsvp@dlar.org
or call 215-493-6776 x 100


Just some of the previous and excellent LMHS Events
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