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Your support helps us preserve and celebrate the unique history of our Greene-Dreher community. Your gift provides a resource for members and visitors of all ages to learn about the past, share their own knowledge and experience, and gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the lives of those who came before us.

We rely on your generosity to:

  • Offer engaging programs, exhibitions and publications that tell the stores of the people who lived here
  • Provide learning opportunities for young people and resources for schools
  • Preserve our historic Peggy Bancroft Hall & Museum
  • Restore and maintain six historic cemeteries

The Greene-Dreher Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations. Your gift supports all of the GDHS activities, and your donation is 100% tax-deductible. To make a donation, please make all checks payable to “GDHS” and mail to the following address:

GDHS
PO Box 176
Greentown, PA
18426-0176

Business Partnerships

Support from the business community is important for the Historical Society to fulfill its mission. Whether sponsoring an exhibit, school group, or special event, our Business Partners make a significant impact on our ability to carry out our mission.

Cemetery Restoration Fund

Cemeteries are among our most valuable archaeological and historic resources. They are also one of our most fragile resources. The challenge of documenting, restoring and preserving local historic cemeteries is one of the most important and challenging endeavors our Historical Society has undertaken. Please consider donating to the GDHS Cemetery Restoration Fund so that necessary work can be done to preserve the Simonstown, Kipptown, Hazelton, and Wolfe Cemeteries. Let’s work together to clean up and preserve these important pieces of our history and restore dignity to those who have passed.

Planned Giving

Members and friends may express their support for the future of the Greene-Dreher Historical Society by including a bequest in their estate plan. There are several ways to make a bequest to GDHS. We recommend you consult with your attorney or financial planner when considering a bequest that best fits your personal circumstances. For more information, please contact us.

Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to learn more about the history of where you live? We have a place for you with our Research Committee. Are you a creative person? You might like to help with our museum collections and exhibitions. If you like meeting new people and making new friends, you would surely enjoy our Programs and Membership Committee. Are you looking for new ways to use your skills and talents? You might find cemetery restoration a rewarding challenge. Whatever your area of interest, we can offer you an opportunity to give back to your community in unique and engaging ways. Please contact us for more information about all of our committees and special projects.