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Delaware & Lehigh - Walnutport Centennial history books now on sale

In conjunction with their 100th Anniversary celebration, the Walnutport Centennial Historical Committee has published a history book entitled Walnutport Pennsylvania, Then and Now.A new book details Walnutport's unique history.

The all-volunteer committee that compiled the information for this book was not aware of the enormous amount of information that was available to them about Walnutport. This 520-page hardbound book has a beautifully designed color dust cover. Within its pages is a compilation of information that preserves the history of the borough through a collection of more than 700 photos intermingled throughout 12 chapters.

The book is filled with information that includes maps, family histories, newspaper clippings, early history, transportation, government and utilities, industries, businesses, churches, education, civic organizations, recreation, persons of distinction from Walnutport, and a chapter entitled “This -N- That” which is a must read. They’ve even identified Walnutport’s oldest residents.

The cost of the book is $50.00. Books can be mailed for an additional $5.50. To order a copy of this keepsake book for yourself, or as a special gift for someone, send name, address, telephone number and a check made payable to Walnutport Centennial Committee, 417 S. Lincoln Avenue, Walnutport, PA 18088. Books can also be purchased at Walnutport Borough Hall – Borough Office (610-767-1322) or Authority Office (610-767- 7887), Doneta Merkle (610-767-3411), Marilyn Kaul (610-767-5817), Doris Smith (610-767-6285), or Don Eckhart (610-767-1822).