Historical society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its regular general monthly meeting on Monday, March 11, in the Knight's Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library.

Don Eckhart of Walnutport, a Civil War expert, will be the speaker. His presentation is "Various and Sundry Topics on the Civil War."

A brief business meeting will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the program.

That night is also the deadline for the reservations for the May trip to the Asa Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe.