Heritage Highlights

Heritage Highlights is a list of forthcoming exhibits, events and programs at PHMC sites and other statewide historical organizations.

Pennsylvania Historical And Museum Commission

Brandywine Battlefield, Chadds Ford

  • Sept. 9, 1979: Military Drills and Craft Demonstrations

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette

  • July 6-8, 1979: Bushy Run Antique Machinery Days
  • Aug. 5, 1979: Performance by Royal American Regiment

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • July 15, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, 1979: Regimental Matches – 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • July 7-Sept. 1, 1979: Vorspiel – 7:15 P.M. to 10 P.M. (Saturday nights)

Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh

  • Aug. 5, 1979: Fort Pitt Days Battle
  • Sept. 3, 1979: Awards and Recognition Day
  • Sept. 13, 1979: Annual Meeting

Old Mill Village, New Milford

  • July 1, 1979: Arts and Crafts Show – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • July 7-8, 1979: Old Quilts Display – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • July 15, 1979: Antique Doll Show – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • Aug. 5, 1979: Old-Time Country Music – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • Aug. 19, 1979: Antique Show
  • Sept. 1-3, 1979: Folk Festival

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • Aug. 21, 1979: Landis Valley Associates Annual Picnic – 6 P.M.

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton

  • July 7-8, 1979: Bark Peeler’s Convention – 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Sept. 7-9, 1979: Mountain Craft Days

Tuscarora Academy, Port Royal

  • July 4, 1979: Boy Scout Flag Raising – 2 P.M. to 4 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Jun. 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • Central Pennsylvania Redware (First Floor Period Rooms), Opens June 16
    • Odell Prather – Sculpture (Archives Court)
    • American Painting: Hudson River School (Memorial Hall), Closes July 8
    • Covered Bridges of Chester County (Ground Floor Corridor)
    • Graphic Works – Pennsylvania Collection of Fine Art (Memorial Hall), Opens July 14
  • Jul. 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • Central Pennsylvania Redware (First Floor Period Rooms)
    • Odell Prather – Sculpture (Archives Court)
    • American Painting: Hudson River School (Memorial Hall)
    • Arthur Armstrong – Portrait Painter (Log­gia), Opens July 14
    • Greater Harrisburg Juried Art Exhibit (Galleries ABCDE and Loggia), Closes June 17
  • Aug. 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • Central Pennsylvania Redware (First Floor Period Rooms)
    • Odell Prather – Sculpture (Archives Court), Closes August 26
    • Arthur Armstrong – Portrait Painter (Log­gia)
    • Graphic Works – Pennsylvania Collection of Fine Art (Memorial Hall)

 

Other Historical Associations

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford

  • June 2-Sept. 3, 1979: Jefferson David Chalfont – Summer Exhibition

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival, Lancaster

  • July 1-Aug. 2, 1979: “Through the Eye of the Needle” – Needlework Exhibit
  • July 1-Aug. 2, 1979: “Through the Eye of the Camera” – Photographic Exhibit

National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Museum, Inc., Columbia

  • May 1-Oct. 31, 1979: “225 Years of Timepieces: A Lancaster County Legacy”