September 22, 2014

Memory Makers 2018


The Memory Makers free* buffet luncheon will be on

Saturday, August 18th, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm

at The Shawnee Inn (Worthington Ballroom)


*Free for long-time residents (and their guest; others can purchase tickets):   anyone who’s lived in Middle Smithfield Township for 30 years or more, OR 20 years or more and is at least 60 years old. Who better to reminisce about Middle Smithfield Township’s history and in doing so, help us preserve it?


Middle Smithfield Township is committed to preserving our history, so who better to honor than the very people who lived it? Our long-time and life-time residents offer invaluable insight about our township from years ago to present and we want to celebrate each one!


Have you checked out the township’s historical archive lately?  You can find scores of old photos and documents on our website: — just scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Flickr account link.  If you went to Middle Smithfield Elementary, you just might find photos of yourself!  See more about this on page 2.  (No computer?  No problem!  Just come to the township building and we’ll help you use ours.)


Help us add to the Historical Archive!  Please bring any memorabilia that you would like to share from over the years or any other compelling memories, and the township will scan anything you bring (photos, newspaper articles, etc.) into the historical archives right there on the spot, so you can go home with everything you came with!


Find out more about YOUR OWN History!  What better history to research than your own?  For this year’s Memory Makers, we are pleased to have genealogy expert Karyn Greenstreet, an internationally-known speaker and author on the subject, speak at Memory Makers to help you discover your own history.  Karyn also runs the Family Tree Genealogy Club that meets monthly at the Eastern Monroe Public Library, aka the Hughes Library.


This year’s Memory Makers theme is Women the Historical Commission Remembers Fondly: Edith Cortwright, Marjorie Hamblin, Barbara Kulick, Odetta Murray, Charlotte Werry and Margaret Werry Place. We are pleased to have family members of these Middle Smithfield women present their stories.


Will you attend this year?

Please RSVP to Dana Francis by AUGUST 3rd at 570-223-8920 x121 or


About the Middle Smithfield Township Historical Commission

The Historical Commission is comprised of historical educators, local residents and committed volunteers that aim to foster and promote public knowledge and interest in Township history. The purpose of this commission is not simply to provide fun and informative events, and not only to preserve the history of our township, but to locate, name, and preserve significant historic sites within Middle Smithfield. Those interested in joining should call 570-223-8920 or email

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147 Municipal Drive

East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

(570) 223-8920