Heller Homestead 1890 Friedensville Rd, Bethlehem, PA18015 The Heller Homestead is a historic site which was home to the Heller family and is presently under the stewardship of…More the Saucon Valley Conservancy, which is headquartered there. The Saucon Valley Conservancy a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historical and natural environment in the area. The homestead features period-furnished rooms and houses an art gallery featuring rotating exhibits by local artists, as well as a gift shop that accepts consignments and donations. In 2010, the homestead was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Hellertown Historical Society 150 W Walnut St, Hellertown, PA18055 The Hellertown Historical Society is a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the borough's rich…More history with others. The society's headquarters are adjacent to the Wagner Grist Mill complex and opposite the historic metal truss bridge known as the "Pony Bridge." Surrounding the buildings is Grist Mill Park, which is bordered by the Saucon Creek and includes two large ponds. Inside the three-story stone grist mill a variety of displays showcase Hellertown history, as well as the lost art of grinding grain. A pole building next to the Pony Bridge is also maintained by the HHS and houses antique farm implements and machinery from the early days of local agriculture.
Heller Homestead Park is a park which includes almost 14 acres of open space dedicated to Lower Saucon Township as…More part of an agreement with developer K. Hovnanian in 1988, in conjunction with the construction of the nearby Society Hill community. The park includes an 11.7 acre parcel of land and the 2.2 acre lot on which the historic Heller Homestead is located. Part of the park is bordered by the scenic Saucon Creek and features an interpretive nature trail, benches and picnic tables.
The ruins of an eighteenth-century stone barn, a foursquare herb garden, a Widow's House and the Heller Homestead (listed on the National Historic Register of Places in 2010) are permanently preserved within the park. The Heller Homestead features period-furnished rooms, a gift shop and the headquarters of the not-for-profit Saucon Valley Conservancy. Special events, such as historic re-enactments, are held in the park throughout the year.