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.
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.