Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Inc.
The 43rd Annual Meeting of JSHA is scheduled for Sunday July 15, 2018.  


Looking for a NEW JSHA Journal Editor

JSHA is seeking a volunteer to fill the position of Journal Editor to begin in January 2018. The person will work with the current editor from January - July 2018 to learn the current journal development processes as well as build relationships with the current article writers and technical editing /publisher personnel. The person will then assume the duties of JSHA Journal Editor for the JSHA Journal 2019 cycle and beyond. The position also includes a membership as a Director on the JSHA Board of Directors. For a complete position description, click here.


Art Sale - Last Christmas Eve at Schwalm Church

Last Christmas Eve at Schwalm's Church

The JSHA Board of Directors has authorized Mr. David R. Kessler, an artist from Lykens, PA, to directly sell Schwalm Church prints at the 2018 Annual Meeting with a portion of each sale donated to JSHA. The church was last used in 2010 and has since been torn down. The story of the church is published in the 1986 Journal. The print will be entitled “Last Christmas Eve at Schwalm’s Church, Fearnot, PA 2010”. JSHA will also provide a letter with each print to explain the history of church in relationship to the Schwalm family. Each print will be hand signed and unframed.

The print is available in two sizes and two prices. The 10 X 13-inch print will fit in a standard 11 X 14- inch frame and sells for $30.00. The 12 X 16-inch print with a foam back will fit in 12 X 16-inch frame and sells for $60.00. These prices include all PA Sales taxes

Prints must be preordered by June 8 by contacting President Ross Schwalm at PAHESSIAN@GMAIL.COM or cell 571-330-2745. Please indicate size and quantity. Pick up will be at the Annual Meeting. Payment can be made in check to JSHA or via Pay Pal on the website.

If shipping is required, cost will be the responsibility of the buyer. JSHA will coordinate shipping with each individual buyer. For a pdf flyer of this Art Sale, click here.


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