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The Historic Langhorne Association was established in 1965. Its headquarters are in the original Langhorne Library which was constructed in 1888 and later served as a branch of the Bucks County Free Library. The Historic Langhorne Association officially occupied the building by permission of the Bucks County Commissioners in 1977. The building serves many functions: our monthly business and membership meetings; a museum gift shop; a gathering place for other organizations; and several gala events. It is a museum in which the association houses the many artifacts that have been donated to us by local towns-people. The Historic Langhorne Association is busy researching, recording, and preserving Langhorne history. H.L.A. is a non-profit organization that needs support from folks who appreciate history and it's preservation. Join our organization by clicking on the membership link above. Our building is open to the public as a museum and a research library. Our hours are; Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 (noon) and Wednesday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm / Saturday hours 10 a.m. to 12 (noon) or by appointment. Please call 215-757-1888 or you may email us.






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In Memoriam

Evelyn D. Aicher

Evelyn D. Aicher of Langhorne Manor passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Born in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter to the late George and Eva Deodato. Evelyn attended Junior High School No. 4 and Trenton Central High School.

For 17 years she was an executive secretary for the State of New Jersey, Department of Defense and later 25 years for Norbell Inc., her husband's company.

Evelyn possessed musical talents. As a soprano she studied voice at the Trenton Conservatory of Music, Westminster Choir College, and held church soloist positions at Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, N.J., Christ Church, Ithan, Pa., and in Philadelphia, Advocate Methodist Church, St. Stephens Methodist, Bethany Temple Presbyterian, Cookman Methodist, Olney Presbyterian, and Christ Church Episcopal. She also sang with Bill Holcombe's 'Holiday of Song' and was soloist at many military functions and dinners in Trenton and Atlantic City.

Evelyn married Norbert Aicher in 1959. Over their long married life, they enjoyed hearing classical music concerts and operas by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia Opera Company and the MET Opera, for over 40 years. They also traveled overseas to the Salzburg and Bayreuth Festivals; their lives revolved around music they heard and music they performed. For 15 years they performed and toured as the 'Double Couple' with Doris and Joe Coleman, performing at community concert series and retirement communities.

Since 1991, Evelyn served on the Board of Directors at the Historic Langhorne Association as recording secretary and was also co-chair of artifacts and the gift shop.

Her husband, Norbert; daughters, Lynn Losch and her husband, Paul and son, Erik Norbert, and Carol Ann Aicher and her husband, Douglas Lane, survive Evelyn.

All services were held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Monastery of Saint Clare, 1271 Langhorne-Newtown Road, Langhorne, PA 19047-1297, or Historic Langhorne Association, 160 W. Maple Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047.M. William Murphy Funeral Home,

Ewing, N.J.




Historic Langhorne Association Officers and Committee Members 

    President - Jim Maier
Vice President -
Larry Langhans
Treasurer -
Jack Fulton
Recording Secretary -
Evelyn Aicher
Corresponding Secretary -
Lynda Johnson
Past Presidents -
Jean Noble, Judy Sloan   
Technology - Jim Maier
Webmaster -
Jim Maier
Artifacts -
Evelyn Aicher
Publicity -
Jean Noble
Hostess -
Sandi Kaiser
Archives -
Larry Langhans & Jim Maier
HLA Gift Shop - E
velyn Aicher & Judy Sloan
Finance -
Jack Fulton
Genealogy -
Sandi Kaiser
Holiday House -
Jean Noble & Lynda Johnson
Library -
Jean Noble
Membership -
Jack Fulton
Newsletter -
Leslie Fulton
Oral History -
Programs -
Property -
Jim Maier
Sun Shine -
Nancy Pietsch
Ways and Means -
Jean Noble

Board of Directors:

2012-2014 / Jack Fulton, Charles Lauble Jr., Donna Thomas, Chris Prokop

2013-2015 / Evelyn Aicher, Lynda Johnson, Jim Maier, Judy Sloan*

2014-2016 / Sandi Kaiser, Larry Langhans, Terri Little, Lance Mervine

   *Charter members of H.L.A.

Historic Langhorne Association, 160 W. Maple Ave. Langhorne, Pa.  19047 Phone 215-757-1888