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. 12-13, 1981: Colonial Encampment

Cashiers House, Erie

  • Nov. 29-Dec. 12, 1981: Holiday Open House (Nov. 29 – 1 P.M.) & Exhibit

Cornwall Furnace, Cornwall

  • Oct. 25, 1981: Water Wheel & Steam Running

Curtin Village Restoration, Howard

  • Oct. 18, 1981: Apple Butter Days – 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Sept. 13, 1981: First Pa. Regiment Team Match

David Bradford House, Washington

  • Oct. 25, 1981: Reenactment: David Bradford’s Escape – 7 P.M.
  • Nov. 27, 1981: Candlelight Tour – 7 to 9:30 P.M.

The Highlands, Fort Washington

  • Nov. 7, 1981: The Highland Hunt – 11:30 A.M.

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • Sept. 20, 1981: Fall Craft Day – 1 to 5 P.M.
  • Oct. 4, 1981: Exhibit: Hand-Crafted Miniatures and Doll Houses – 1 to 5 P.M.

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Sept. 26, 1981: Erntefest (Fall Food Festival) – 5 P.M.

Old Mill Village, New Milford

  • Sept. 5-7, 1981: Annual Folk Festival – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • Sept. 12-13, 1981: Annual Craftsmen’s Christmas Bazaar – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • Sept. 19-20, 26-27, 1981: Harvest Days

Old Stone House, Slippery Rock

  • Sept. 19, 1981: Historic Tour of Bedford Village
  • Nov. 21, 1981: Holiday “Harvest” Open House – 7 to 9 P.M.

Historic Peace Church, Camp Hill

  • Sept. 6, 13, 27, 1981: Baking, Pen and Ink Drawing, and Chaircaning Demonstrations – 2 to 5 P.M.
  • Sept. 20, 1981: Concert: Tradewinds Flute Quartet – 4 P.M.
  • Nov. 29, 1981: Christmas Open House – 2 to 5 P.M.

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • Oct. 34, 1981: Harvest Day – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 1981: Traditional Craft Classes

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Sept. 24-26, 1981: Seventeenth Annual Pennsbury Manor Americana Forum
  • Oct. 18, 1981: William Penn Heritage Day – 12 to 5 P.M. (All PHMC sites have free admission this day.)

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Sept. 11-13, 1981: Mountain Craft Days

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Nov. 20-22, 1981: Bucks County Handweavers Exhibit & Sale – 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Sept. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver, Opens Sept. 26
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Broad Spectrum: Artists Who Teach at the Philadelphia College of Art
    • Brandywine Graphic Workshop
    • What We Collect
    • Geology of Gold
    • America Wonderland
  • Oct. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Broad Spectrum: Artists Who Teach at the Philadelphia College of Art
    • Brandywine Graphic Workshop
    • What We Collect
    • Geology of Gold, Closes Oct. 18
    • America Wonderland, Closes Oct. 25
    • American Folk Art Wood Sculpture by Ralph D. Gardner, Opens Oct. 31
  • Nov. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Broad Spectrum: Artists Who Teach at the Philadelphia College of Art, Closes Nov. 22
    • Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Closes Nov. 15
    • What We Collect, Closes Nov. 15
    • Hal H. Harrison Egg Collection, Opens Nov.14
    • American Folk Art Wood Sculpture by Ralph D. Gardner

 

Other Associations

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh

  • Oct. 12-14, 1981: Fifteenth Annual Duquesne University History Forum

The Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

  • Oct. 14-16, 1981: Conference: Quarter of a Millennium: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1731-1981

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, New York City

  • Oct. 23-24, 1981: Fall Meeting

National Historic Communal Societies Association, Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Oct. 15-17, 1981: Eighth Annual Historic Communal Societies Conference

Pennsylvania Historical Association, West Chester

  • Oct. 16-17, 1981: Annual Meeting: 50th Anniversary of PHA and 300th Anni¬≠versary of Pa.

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Inc., Harrisburg/Host Inn

  • Nov. 6-8, 1981: Annual Meeting of the Eastern States Archaeological Federa¬≠tion

Victorian Society in America, Philadelphia

  • Sept. 24-27, 1981: Symposium: Dining and Drinking in the 19th Century