Manheim remembers

By on June 1, 2016

The Manheim Historical Society organized a Memorial Day celebration in Manheim this year.

Events included a community yard sale, mock wax museum with student tour guides at Fasig and Keath Houses, trolley tours and rides, lunch, and demonstrations from the artisans at Stiegel Glassworks.

 

Members of the Manheim VFW honored those who served at a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Field.

Members of the Manheim VFW honored those who served at a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Field.

 

Reuben Swartz, Lititz, a gaffer at Stiegel Glassworks, gave demonstrations of his craft all day.

Reuben Swartz, Lititz, a gaffer at Stiegel Glassworks, gave demonstrations of his craft all day.

 

Fifth grader Tyler Sprought served as a tour guide at the Keath House. (Photos by Alan Johnson)

Fifth grader Tyler Sprought served as a tour guide at the Keath House. (Photos by Alan Johnson)

 

Guest speaker Joe Wells addressed those assembled. Wells, a Vietnam veteran, served in the Army Signal Corps. He is a member of the Manheim VFW.

Guest speaker Joe Wells addressed those assembled. Wells, a Vietnam veteran, served in the Army Signal Corps. He is a member of the Manheim VFW.

 

Three-year-old Joey Bautista really enjoyed his trolley ride.

Three-year-old Joey Bautista really enjoyed his trolley ride.

 

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