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

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette

  • Sept. 10-11, 1983: French & Indian War Encampment – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • Sept. 17, Oct. 15, 1983: Nature Hike – 10 A.M.
  • Oct. 23, 1983: Military & Craft Demonstrations – 12 to 5 P .M.
  • Nov. 20, 1983: 18th Century Thanksgiving (Reservations Required) – 2 P .M.

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • Sept. 11, 1983: Music Along the Tulpehocken – 1 to 4 P.M.
  • Oct. 23, 1983: Craft Demonstrations & the German Regiment

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Sept. 11, 1983: Rifle Shoot: Isl Pa. Regiment – 10 A.M. to 2 P .M.
  • Sept. 24-25, 1983: Fall Firelock Matches: 1st Pa. Regiment – 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
  • Oct. 23, 1983: Regimental Shoot & Craft Demons1ra1ions – 12 to 5 P.M.

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Sept. 3-4, 1983: Vorspiel: Historical Musical Drama – Tours, 6:30 to 8 P.M.; Performance, 9 P.M.
  • Oct. 8, 1983: Apple Dumpling Festival – 11 A.M.

Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland

  • Nov. 15-20, 1983: Holiday Program

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Sept. 24, 1983: Erntefest: Fall Food Festival

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Oct. 22-23, 1983: Market Fair: Recreation of English Country Market Fair – 22nd, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; 23rd 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • Oct. 23, 1983: Celebration of Penn’s 339th Birthday
  • Nov. 4-5, 1983: Americana Fall Forum (Registration Required)

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Lancaster

  • Oct. 1-2, 1983: Harvest Days – 12 to 5 P.M.

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Oct. 23, 1983: Choral Concert – 2 P.M.
  • Nov. 18-20, 1983: Annual Exhibit and Sale: Handweavers of Bucks County – 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Sept. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • Contemporary Crafts of Pa., Closes Sept. 6 (at Governor’s Residence)
    • Civilian Conservation Corp in Pa., Closes Sept. 11
    • Mini Sculpture: Jo Krum, Opens Sept. 13
    • Wicks and Wax, Opens
    • Primitive, Naive, Folk, Non-academic or Whatever
    • Wooden Woodworking Machinery
    • Art of Enterprise: A Pa. Tradition
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
  • Oct. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • Mini Sculpture: Jo Krum
    • Wicks and Wax
    • Primitive, Naive, Folk, Non-academic or Whatever
    • Wooden Woodworking Machinery
    • Art of Enterprise: A Pa. Tradition
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Building A New World: Black Labor Photographs, Opens Oct. 8
  • Nov. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • Mini Sculpture: Jo Krum
    • Wicks and Wax
    • Wooden Woodworking Machinery
    • Art of Enterprise: A Pa. Tradition
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Building A New World: Black Labor Photographs, Closes Nov. 6

 

Other Associations

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford

  • Sept. 10-Nov. 20, 1983: Exhibit: Walter Elmer Schofield Oil Paintings
  • Sept. 10-11, 1983: Chadds Ford Days – 10th, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.; 11th, 11 A.M.

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh

  • Oct. 19-21, 1983: Duquesne History Forum

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana

  • Oct. 26-28, 1983: Conference: Technology and Society

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)

  • Nov. 4-5, 1983: Fall Conference

Old Bedford Village, Bedford

  • Sept. 3-5, 1983: Pioneer Days

Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, Harrisburg

  • Oct. 27-29, 1983: Annual Meeting

Pennsylvania Historical Association, Haverford College

  • Oct. 14-15, 1983: Annual Meeting

Pennsylvania Labor History Society, Erie

  • Oct. 7-8, 1983: Conference

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  • Oct. 3-6, 1983: Tricentennial Conference: German-American History, Politics and Culture