Heritage Highlights

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton Exhibit: “Illustrating an Era: The Life and Work of Photographer John Horgan, Jr., 1859-1926”, through March 1994 Old Economy Village, Ambridge “Gartenfest”, May 14-15, 1994 Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland “Oxygen Day” Celebration, August 1, 1994 Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg Lecture:...
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Shorts

An exhibition of prints, pastels, drawings, and oil paintings by J. Howard Iams (1897-1964) to commemorate the bicentennial of the Whiskey Rebellion (see “The Whiskey Boys Versus the Watermelon Army” by Jerry Clouse in the spring 1991 issue, and “The Tax Collector of Bower Hill” by Chadwick Allen Harp in the fall 1992 edition) is on view at the Westmoreland Museum of Art...
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Somerset Historical Center

For family fun and adventure this summer, visit the Somerset Historical Center! Recalling the fervent pioneering spirit that settled the Keystone State’s rugged frontier, museum exhibits also showcase tools, implements, crafts, and machinery that supported southwestern Pennsylvania’s rural life for more than two centuries. During the weekend of September 9-11 [1994], the Somerset...
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Heritage Highlights

Graeme Park, Horsham Native American Cultural Festival, April 30, 1994 Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster Herb Faire, May 7, 1994 Sheep Shearing, May 17-18, 1994 Landis Valley Fair, June 4-5, 1994 Institute of Pennsylvania Rural Life and Culture, June 21-24, 1994 History Camp for Children, July 11-15, 1994 Old Economy Village, Ambridge “Gartenfest”, May 14-15, 1994 Joseph Priestley...
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Heritage Highlights

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford Revolutionary Times at Brandywine, September 17, 1995 Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall Lecture: “Joanna Furnace”, August 8, 1995 Drake Well Museum, Titusville Annual Oil Field Picnic, July 2, 1995 Antique Automobile Show, July 9, 1995 Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society’s Fall Gas Up, September 16, 1995 Eckley Miners’ Village,...
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Shorts

The Friends of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is offering an in-depth study tour of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on Monday, October 16 [1995]. Sessions include an exploration of the museum’s extensive collections and the history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, in addition to a living history performance by Richard L. Pawling and lunch on the Strasburg Railroad...
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Heritage Highlights

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette Lecture: “Powder Homs of the Pennsylvania Frontier”, November 11, 1995 Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall Lecture: “The Henry Clay Furnace, Lancaster County: An Archaeological Perspective”, October 10, 1995 Candlelight Christmas Tours, December 7-8, 1995 Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly Lecture: “Superstitions, Folklore and...
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Heritage Highlights

Hope Lodge, Fort Washington 250th Anniversary Living History Celebration, March 9, 1997 Old Economy Village, Ambridge Garden Workshop, March 22, 1997 Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton Lecture: “A Musical History of the Ukulele”, January 11, 1997 Lecture: “The Mollie Maguires: “Fiction and a Few Facts”, February 2, 1997 Lecture: “The...
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Heritage Highlights

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette 234th Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run, August 2-3, 1997 Living History Workshops, August 23-24, 1997 Fall Nature Walk, October 4, 1997 Haunted History Hayrides, October 25, 1997 Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly Civil War Encampment, August 23, 1997 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Lattimer Massacre Symposium, September 13, 1997 Graeme Park,...
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Heritage Highlights

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette Grand Opening: “The March to Bushy Run”, April 12, 1997 Spring Nature Walk, May 17, 1997 Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro Revolutionary War School of the Soldier Program, April 26-27, 1997 Children’s Day, May 4, 1997 Drake Well Museum, Titusville Engine Start-up Day, April 26, 1997 Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly Patch Town Day, June 29,...
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