Heritage Highlights

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

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Lecture: “The French and Indian War in Berks County” (2 P.M.), October 4, 1987
  • Lecture: “Traps and Trapping in Colonial Pa .” (2 P.M.), October 25, 1987
  • Daniel Boone’s Birthday Celebration (12-5 P.M.), November 1, 1987
  • Lecture: “The Susquehannock Indians” (2 P.M.), November 15, 1987

Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly

  • One Hundredth Anniversary of St. Ann’s Church, October 1-31, 1987
  • Fall Foliage Bus Trip (8:30 A.M.-5 P.M.), October 3, 1987
  • Adult Crafts (10 A.M.-2 P.M.), October 24, 1987
  • Children’s Halloween Crafts and Costume Parade (10 A.M.-12 P.M.), October 31, 1987
  • Margaret Bourke White Exhibit and Lecture (12-5 P.M.), November 8, 1987
  • Workshop: Wreath Making for Christmas (10 A.M.), November 24, 1987

Hope Lodge / Mather Mill, Fort Washington

  • Reenactment: Whitemarsh Encampment, November 7-8, 1987

Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster

  • Harvest Days, October 3-4, 1987
  • Craft Workshops, November 6-7, 1987

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg

  • Halloween Lantern Tours (7-11 P.M.), October 31, 1987

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Workshop: Tracing your Roots, November 8, 1987

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • Fall Cultural Series (Sundays 2 P.M.), September 13-November 8, 1987
  • William Penn’s Birthday Open House (1-4 P.M.), October 18, 1987
  • Workshops in Archaeology (8:30 A.M.-5:30 P.M.), November 21, 1987

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Ways with Wildflowers (9 A.M.-5 P.M.), October 3, 1987
  • Penn’s Woods Dedication Day (11 A.M.), October 10, 1987
  • Growing Native Plants (10 A.M.), October 17, 1987
  • Growing Native Plants (10 A.M.), November 7, 1987
  • Knowing Native Plants (2 P.M.), November 14, 1987
  • Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Crafts Sale, November 19-22, 1987

 

William Penn Heritage Day, commemorating the three hundred and forty-third birthday of Pennsylvania’s founder, will be cele­brated by the historic sites and museums administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission on Sunday, October 18. Visitors are encouraged to write or telephone these attractions directly for information regarding special activities and events.