RIBBON CUTTING EVENT AT TAMAQUA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS BUILDING RENOVATIONS

Dale Freudenberger, President, Tamaqua Historical Society, shows a "before" photo of the museum to Representative Jerry Knowles.
Dale Freudenberger, President, Tamaqua Historical Society, shows a “before” photo of the museum to PA Rep. Jerry Knowles.

Members of the Tamaqua Historical Society, and supporters, held a ribbon cutting event tonight to highlight a year’s worth of renovations done at the Tamaqua museum as part of a $1 million project. Matching funds were provided via the state, with original funding provided by the Morgan Foundation ($150k), Tamaqua Historical Society, Tamaqua Area Community Partnership, private donations, and others. The full project included renovations and improvements to properties at 112 to 118 West Broad Street.
Renovation work to the museum, which started November of last year, and was completed last month.
Dale Freudenberger, President, Tamaqua Historical Society, said that volunteers will spend the next 6 months moving all the historical items from storage back into the museum, with hopes of opening to the public on a regular basis May 1st of next year.
Ribbon Cutting for Renovations to Tamaqua Historical Society Museum, Tamaqua, 12-18-2015 (106)Speaking during tonight’s ribbon cutting were Freudenberger, Senator Dave Argall, Representative Jerry Knowles, and Tamaqua Community Partnership Micah Gursky.
Freudenberger added that volunteers are always needed to help with society events and eventually to help at the museum.
Another ribbon cutting and grand re-opening will occur after all the historical artifacts are moved back into the museum.
Stay tuned for more information.

Click HERE to view all TamaquaArea.com stories related to the museum.


TamaquaArea.com Video:
Recommended to raise your volume for the video.



TamaquaArea.com Photos:

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s