join us today

Your Business Can Support the Preservation of the Knauss Homestead for Future Generations.

The Knauss Homestead relies on memberships and donations for upkeep, renovations and educational programming. With your support, we can keep this Revolutionary War-era treasure around for generations to come. We offer a host of complimentary benefits as a business member to keep you engaged in our efforts throughout the year. 

The Knauss Homestead Preservation Society | Emmaus, Pennsylvania Historical Site

Business Membership Benefits

Event Participation

You’ll have a reserved 10×10 space at any community event we have during the year so that you can set up shop and connect with our local community more than once a year, allowing you to plan your efforts well in advance!

Invitation Only Events

We’re scheduling exclusive meetings, gatherings, and presentations for members only, with topics ranging from ancestry research to special guest speakers, artifact presentations, and other captivating Knauss subjects.

Website Listing

We’ll give you several options for displaying your brand on our website, including both public-facing and members-only pages.

Social Media Posts

As a Business Member, we’ll create one post for you per quarter to our audience, displaying your dedication to preserving this historic treasure.

We Urgently Need Your Help to Preserve Our History.

Joining us for as little as $25 will make you a member of the Knauss Preservation Society, and enable us to make meaningful progress in our efforts to preserve this national treasure for generations to come, like:


Ongoing Care for the Homestead

Your contributions will ensure we can be the best possible custodians of our Homestead, using period methods and materials to ensure its longevity.


Necessary Restoration Projects

Our homestead is over 240 years old. That means regular upkeep, inspections, and careful restoration efforts are always going on to keep our beautiful home, barn, and grounds safe for years to come.


Educational Programs & Events

Educating our community on our history is a critical component for any thriving community. We aim to offer diverse, enriching experiences for all to enjoy, whether you've just arrived or lived here all your life.


Historical Research & Publications

We're always learning new things about the early days of our community, and our ability to share that with the world largely depends on your support and sharing your participation with the community!

Spruce and Slate Artisan Bakery
Harvest Festival at the Knauss Homestead 2022