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

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford

  • General Washington’s Birthday Celebration, February 22, 1998

Graeme Park, Horsham

  • Charter Day, March 8, 1998
  • Volunteer Opportunity Day, March 21, 1998
  • Native American Cultural Festival, April 25, 1998
  • Horsham Market Day, May 9, 1998
  • Lecture: “History of the American Flag”, June 13, 1998

Hope Lodge, Fort Washington

  • 18th Century Period Entertainment: “Ballads in the Mill”, March 21, 1998
  • Historic Plant Sale and Garden Tours, May 16, 1998

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Harmoniefest, February 18, 1998
  • Garden Workshop, March 28, 1998

Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland

  • Special Interpretive Exhibit: “A Woman’s Place”, March 15, 1998

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Sugar’in Off Day, April 19, 1998


In observance of Charter Day, the three hundred and seventeenth anniversary of the granting of the Charter to William Penn by England’s King Charles II in 1681, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will offer free general admission to its historic sites and museums on Sunday, March 8, 1998. Visitors are asked to telephone or write these attractions for information about visiting hours and special anniversary activities.