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A two-part workshop, en­titled “Beginning Basketry,” will be sponsored by the Penn­sylvania Lumber Museum Associates (PLMA) at the Penn­sylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton, on Saturdays, Septem­ber 8 and 15 [1984], from 9:30 A.M. to 4 P. M. each day. Basketry, a pleasant and practical craft, will be presented by a juried member of the state’s Guild of Craftsmen and participants...
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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is currently, through Wednesday, April 18 [1984], presenting an exhibition examining the development of photography as a fine art in nineteenth­-century Philadelphia. “Philadelphia Pictorial Photography and the Salons” illustrates the works of many early photog­raphers who participated in the city’s photographic salons and studios....
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In celebration of the 230th anniversary of the battle at Fort Necessity in southwest­ern Pennsylvania, the Na­tional Park Service will conduct two special programs this summer. On Saturday, June 30 [1984], and Sunday, July 1 [1984], nearly 200 soldiers, camp followers, sutlers, cooks and musicians will participate in a re-enactment on the original battle site adjacent to the reconstructed fort...
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The Somerset Historical Center’s annual “Mountain Craft Days” have been sched­uled for the weekend of September 6-8 [1985]. Interpretive exhibits will offer visitors a glimpse of the lives and culture of southwestern Pennsylvania’s pioneers and early settlers. Brochures may be obtained by writing: Somerset Historical Center, Box 238, R.D. 2, Somerset, PA 15501; or by...
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“The Classic Illustrations of N.C. Wyeth” is on exhibit at the Brandywine River Mu­seum in Chadds Ford through May 19 [1985]. The exhibition offers a fascinating look at the roman­tic characters the artist cre­ated for eighteen classic novels of adventure published be­tween 1911 and 1928. Wyeth’s ability to wed text and pic­tures is revealed in sixty-five paintings from popular...
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An architectural discussion and special tour of Friendship Hill, the country estate of statesman Albert Gallatin (1761-1849) in southwestern Pennsylvania, will be given on Sunday, July 7 [1985], at 2 P.M. For additional information, write: Friendship Hill National His­toric Site, The National Pike, R.D. 2, Box 528 , Farmington, PA 15437; or telephone (412) 725-9190.   “Twentieth...
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The 32nd annual reenact­ment of George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware will be held Christmas Day [1984], begin­ning at noon, at the Washington Crossing Historic Park in Bucks County. The ceremony celebrates the crossing of the Delaware by the American forces which led to the vic­tory at the Battle of Trenton on December 26, 1777. The American victory turned the tide of the war in...
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Landscape paintings and drawings of Bethlehem and the extensive buildings and works of the Bethlehem Steel Company, rendered by artist Michael Schemeley, will be on display at the Annie S. Kem­erer Museum, Bethlehem, from October 10 [1986] until Novem­ber 23 [1986]. More information is available by writing: Annie S. Kemerer Museum, 427 North New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; or by telephoning (215)...
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A tour of historic houses and buildings in the Harmony-Zelienople area will be conducted by the Harmony Museum on Saturday, May 17 [1986], from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. The tour will also include the Har­mony Museum and the Ziegler log house in Harmony. For additional information, write: Harmony Museum, Main and Mercer Sts., Har­mony, PA 16037; or telephone (4l2) 452-7341.   A Bible reputed to be...
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The City of Bethlehem’s nine day “Musikfest” will be held from Saturday, August 16 [1986], through Sunday, August 24 [1986], with a number of museums and historic sites participating in the famous event. Requests for information may be sent to one of the participating institu­tions: Annie S. Kemerer Mu­seum, 427 North New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; tele­phone (215) 868-6868....
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