• The History of Montgomery County

    Learn More About the History of Montgomery County, PA!

  • Join us for our next presentation!

    Alexander Hamilton (1757- 1804) is one of the most important, yet least understood of the Founding Fathers.  Learn more about him on September 15, 2016!

  • Cemetery Tour and Presentation: The Culture of Marriage

    We invite you to a special combination event on Thursday, September 22, 2016 that looks at the changing culture of marriage. The event will feature a walking tour that highlights the stories of some of Montgomery County’s interesting and prominent married couples followed by a presentation that looks at the changing nature of marriage in America.

  • Photograph Exhibit!
    Photograph Exhibit!

    Our new exhibit, Pairings: Photographs from the Collections of the Historical Society of Montgomery County, will be on display through August 2016!

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The Culture of Marriage
Thursday September 22
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cemetery Tour and Presentation

The Historical Society of Montgomery County announces a special combination event on Thursday, September 22, 2016 that looks at the changing culture of marriage. The event will feature a walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation  provided by author Rebecca Price Janney who will draw from her book, Then Comes Marriage?: A Cultural History of the American Family, as she discusses the changing nature of the culture of marriage in America.

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Funding for the Historical Society of Montgomery County is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,
a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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