• As a non-profit organization its goals are to:


  • Restore and preserve the Helfrich Springs Grist Milland the Peter Grim Homestead


  • Advocate the preservation of historically significant structures and sites within Whitehall Township


  • Provide educational programs to schools and the community


  • Collect, archive, preserve and display items from Whitehall Townships past


  • Promote public awareness of our history Society's Operational Goals


  • ENCOURAGE local citizens of Whitehall Township, past and present, to contribute materials which will be part of an historical collection for our archives.


  • COLLECT, SORT, FILE AND INDEX these historical materials so they can be available for research use.


  • SHARE records, family histories, books, photographs and other archival materials with interested researchers.


  • PROVIDE information about the history of our township, county and state through programs open to all interested persons. Focus on history programs to be presented to area school children which will develop understandings of their heritage.


  • SAVE, PROTECT AND PRESERVE the remaining historical buildings, ruins, and distinctive local land features whenever possible.

June 27, 2018—Hess’s Nostalgia—7:00 PM—Kathy Long

Who We Are

Whitehall Historical Preservation Society

​Phone - 610.776.7280
Email - whps@verizon.net

Mill - 501 Mickley Road, Whitehall, PA

Grim House:  506 Mickley Road, Whitehall, Pa.

Mailing Address - PO Box 39, Whitehall, PA  18057-0039

The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society was named and incorporated in 1984. Its purpose is to provide planning, funding, management and general oversight for the advancement and preservation of Whitehall Township's heritage.



       Historic Walking Tour of  Egypt

Presented by the Whitehall Historical Preservation        Society



The Historic Egypt Walking Tour that was to be held on June 23, 2018 was canceled due to to the weather. (Although it didn't rain, we had to make the call the night before and the forecast was not looking good.). You now have another opportunity to take this tour.


The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society will be conducting a Historic Walking Tour of Egypt on Saturday August 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM. The tour will take approx. 2.5 hours and cover 1.3 miles. Tour is free to our members, otherwise a $5.00 donation fee is requested. Please call 610 776-7280 for reservations or for further details.


Historic Walking Tour of Egypt
Presented by the Whitehall Historical Preservation Society
When: August 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Tour Guide: Karen Gensey
Meeting Place: Egypt Community Church, 4129 S Church St., Whitehall, PA 18052
Reservations Necessary
Call: 610 776-7280

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