Heritage Highlights

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

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford

  • Reenactment of Battle of Brandywine, September 7-8, 1985
  • Reenactment: Colonial Military, September 14-15, 1985
  • Apple-Grapple Festival, October 12, 1985

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette

  • Guided Nature Hike (10 A.M.), September 21, October 19, 1985
  • Fall Crafts Classes, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 1985
  • Demonstrations of Military and 18th Century Skills, October 20, 1985

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • Workshop: Fall Planting Techniques (1 P.M.), October 5, 1985
  • Reenactment: French and Indian War Encampment, October 19-20, 1985

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • 1st Pa. Regiment Rifle Shoot (10 A.M. to 3 P.M.), September 8, 1985
  • Reenactment: French and Indian War Encampment, September 22, 1985
  • Daniel Boone Birthday Celebration (12 to 5 P.M.), November 2, 1985

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Apple Dumpling Festival (12 P.M.), October 12, 1985

Graeme Park, Horsham

  • Exhibit: “Home of an 18th Century Doctor”, September 26-November 17, 1985
  • Scottish Heritage Festival (12 to 5 P.M.), October 13, 1985
  • Workshop: 18th Century Holiday Decorations (7:30 P.M.), November 13, 1985
  • Candlelight Preview: Holiday Floral & Craft Show (7 to 9 P.M.), November 29-30, 1985

Hope Lodge / Mather Mill, Fort Washington

  • Natural Dyeing Exhibit (1 to 4 P.M.), September 8, 1985
  • Lecture: “Something’s Burning: A History of Firefighting” (2 P.M.), September 14, 1985
  • Whitemarsh Encampment (Sat., 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sun., 12 to 5 P.M.), November 2-3, 1985

Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland

  • Concert: 18th Century Music (2 P.M.), October 20, 1985
  • Holiday Open House: Decorations by Local Florists, November 22-24, 1985

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Erntefest: Fall Food and Crafts Festival (11 A.M. to 5 P.M.), September 21, 1985

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Re-created English Market Fair (10 A.M. to 5 P.M.), September 21-22, 1985
  • Harvest Day: Crafts and Demonstrations (10 A.M. to 3 P.M.), October 10, 1985
  • Forum: Historic Gardening. Registration Required, October 18-19, 1985
  • William Penn Heritage Week, October 18-26, 1985

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Lancaster

  • Harvest Days (12 to 5 P.M.), October 5-6, 1985
  • Traditional Crafts Classes. Registration Required (7 P.M.), October 15, 1985

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton

  • Workshop: Coudersport Glass. Registration Required (7 P.M.), September 17, 1985
  • Workshop: Holiday Decorations in the Williamsburg Manner (10 A.M.), November 23, 1985

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Mountain Crafts Days (10 A.M. to 5 P.M.), September 6-8, 1985

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • William Penn Birthday Celebration, October 26-27, 1985
  • Gallery Talk: Florence Putterman, October 6, 1985
  • Francis Thompson Film Day, November 3, 1985

 

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s ninth annual observance of William Penn Heritage Day will be celebrated at most of the historic sites and museums on Sunday, October 20. The day¬≠ – marking the 341st birthday of the founder – will be commemorated with special activities and events, including crafts demonstrations and lectures. To learn more about William Penn Heritage Day, write or telephone the historic sites and museums in which you are interested.