Heritage Highlights

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

Museums

William Penn Memorial Museum

  • Sept. 1-11, 1975: Governor’s School for the Arts Exhibit and review of work accomplished during Summer, 1975
  • Sept. 7, 1975: Reception and program including presentation of lively and visual arts
  • Sept. 20-Nov. 30, 1975: Nick Ruggieri Bicentennial Exhibit sponsored by the Harrisburg Patriot-News
  • Oct. 5-Nov. 30, 1975: Virgil Cantini, Pittsburgh sculptor
  • Dec. 1-31, 1975: Aaronel DeRoy Gruber, Pittsburgh artist
  • Planetarium Schedule:
    • Sept. 3-28, 1975: Summer Sky
    • Sept. 30-Nov. 16, 1975: The Stars and Signs of the Zodiac
    • Nov. 18-Dec. 28, 1975: Star of Bethlehem

Landis Valley Farm Museum

  • Dec. 16, 1975: “Christmas at Landis Valley” (7:00 p.m.)

Old Mill Village Museum

  • Sept. 13 and 14, 1975: Craftsmen Christmas
  • Sept. 20, 21 and 27, 28, 1975: “Pumpkintown”

 

Historic Sites and Properties

Ephrata Cloister

  • Dec. 8 and 9, 1975: “Christmas at the Cloister”

French Azilum Inc.

  • Sept. 20 and 21, 1975: Bicentennial Heritage Festival; Art, Craft and Antique Show and Sale with music and barbeque (10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)
  • Oct. 10 and 11, 1975: Visit of foreign diplomats with an overnight stay with host families. (The representatives are from throughout the world to the Thirtieth Session of the United Nations’ General Assembly)
  • Dec. 20, 1975: Bicentennial Eighteenth Century Christmas evening (7:30 p.m.)

Old Economy

  • Sept. 28, 1975: Ambridge Area Open House
  • Nov. 21, 1975: Concert of music of the Harmony Society
  • Dec. 1-19, 1975: Old fashioned Christmas for kindergarten and first grade
  • Dec. 14-15, 1975: Nineteenth Century Christmas

Pennsbury Manor

  • Sept. 11-14, 1975: Pennsbury Fall Forum
  • Oct. 24, 1975: William Penn Birthday Celebration

Washington Crossing State Park

  • Dec. 21, 1975: The annual Christmas Re-enactment Crossing at 2:00 p.m.(located on Routes 32 and 532)

 

Historical Societies

Greene County Historical Society

  • Oct. 1975: Harvest Festival of the Arts and Crafts; Civil War Re-enactment

Westmoreland County Historical Society

  • Sept. 6, 1975: Annual picnic meeting at Hanna’s Town at 5:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 9, 1975: Vespers at the house of Robert Hanna, commem¬≠orating the first services held there by the Rev. James McClure (Nov. 11, 1772)

 

Statewide Organizations

Pennsylvania Historical Association

  • Oct. 10-11, 1975: Annual meeting, St. Francis College, Loretto