The Hearthstone is the only regular journal dedicated to Emmaus history. Published annually by the Shelter House Society, it is available exclusively to members.
Every issue of The Heathstone features essays, remembrances and reports on the Shelter House and local history. Recent topics have included:
- On-site curator Dean Bortz’s reflections on 40 years living in a colonial treasure
- Profiles of prominent longtime local residents
- Features on Emmaus gone by, like the Liberty Trolley to Philadelphia
- In-depth looks at local architecture and historic buildings