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 Park, Chadds Ford

  • July 5-6, 1980: Military Demonstrations

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette

  • July 11-13, 1980: Displays and Demonstrations of Arts and Crafts

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • Aug. 2, 1980: Tulpehocken Historical Settlement Society’s Family Festival

Curtin Village, Howard

  • July 5, 1980: Curtin Village Day – 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • July 6, 1980: Workers’ and Descendants’ Reunion – 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • June 6-8, 1980: Brigade of the American Revolution
  • June 13-15, 1980: Youth Encampment

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • June 28-Aug. 31, 1980: Vorspiel – Every Saturday Evening (Tours at 6:30 and 8:15 P.M., Craft Demonstrations from 7:15 to 9:00 P.M., Performances at 9:00 P.M.)

French Azilum, Towanda

  • June 21-22, 1980: Antique Car Show – Annual Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
  • July 13, 1980: Bastille Day

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • June 22, 1980: Children’s Day

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • June 14-15, 1980: Kunstfest – 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • June 7-8, 1980: Craft Days
  • June 17-20, 1980: Institute of Pennsylvania Rural Life and Culture

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton

  • July 4-5, 1980: Bark Peeler’s Convention

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • Aug. 9, 1980: Arts and Crafts Fair

Pottsgrove Mansion, Pottstown

  • June 7, 1980: June Fair

Tuscarora Academy, Mifflintown

  • Aug. 24, 1980: 10th Anniversary – 2 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Jun. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Born to be Free – The American Eagle as Symbol
    • Famous Mineral Localities
    • Harrisburg Arts Festival, Closes June 22
    • Meteorites: Remnants of Our Cosmic Beginning
    • Carl Sundberg Enamels – Contemporary Optical Art
    • Woodworks: Cooking and Eating Utensils
    • Arts in Pennsylvania: Issues for the ’80s, Closes June 8
  • Jul. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Born to be Free – The American Eagle as Symbol
    • Famous Mineral Localities
    • Meteorites: Remnants of Our Cosmic Beginning, Closes July 20
    • Carl Sundberg Enamels – Contemporary Optical Art, Closes July 27
    • Threads of life-Textile Costume Exhi­bition, Opens July 26
    • Woodworks: Cooking and Eating Utensils, Closes July 13
  • Aug. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Born to be Free – The American Eagle as Symbol
    • Famous Mineral Localities, Closes Aug. 3
    • Gem Butterflies – Artistry of John Rex, Opens Aug. 9
    • Geology of Gold, Opens Aug. 2
    • Pennsylvania Decoys – Duck Decoys from the Daniel Seiverling Collection, Opens Aug. 2
    • Threads of Life – Textile Costume Ex­hibition
    • Terry Wilde Photographer, Opens Aug. 9

 

Other Associations

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

  • Through July 11, 1980: Nineteenth Century Photography in Philadelphia

The Moravian Archives, Bethlehem

  • June 16-2, 1980: Annual German Script Seminar

Old Bedford Village, Bedford

  • July 4-6, 1980: Annual Crafts Festival – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.