Welcome to the Cocalico Valley Historical Society
Meetings are held at 7:30 P.M. at the Ephrata Public Library, 550 S. Reading Road, Ephrata unless otherwise stated. Open free to the public.
(In case of inclement weather, Society programs will follow the Ephrata School District closing schedule.)
October 23, Pennsylvania German Patchwork Pillowcases and Other Small Treasures
Quilt artist Ann Hermes, who has studied antique and vintage fabrics will give an illustrated lecture on the colorful quilting heritage of the Pennsylvania Germans with a focus on pieced and appliqué pillowcases, rarely found outside southeastern Pennsylvania. She will also share treasures from her personal collection, which dates from 1829 to 1900, and includes other small items such as potholders, doll quilts, and privy bags.
November 27, No Meeting Happy Thanksgiving!
December 25, No Meeting Merry Christmas!