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

  • July 10-12, 1981: Old Time Fair – 12 to 8 P.M.
  • Aug. 1, 1981: Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • Aug. 1, 1981: Genealogical Studies, Family Picnic – 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
  • Aug. 29-30, 1981: Tulpehocken Deutsch Militia – Encampment and Drilling
  • Aug. 30, 1981: Mock Battle – 1 to 3 P.M.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • June 5-6, 1981: B.A.R. Spring Firelock Match – 5 P.M.
  • June 13-14, 1981: Patriot Day Encampment (Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts)

David Bradford House, Washington

  • June 19-21, 1981: Bassettown Arts Festival – June 19 & 21 (12 to 5 P.M.), June 20 (10 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.)
  • July 4, 1981: Period Independence Day Celebration – 1 to 3 P.M.

Drake Well Museum, Titusville

  • Aug. 27, 1981: Drake Day: Special Events

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • June 27, July 5, 11, 18, 25, 26; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Sept. 5, 6, 1981: Vorspiel: Historical Drama (Musical) – 9 P.M.

French Azilum, Towanda

  • June 20-21, 1981: Annual Heritage Festival

Johnston Tavern, Mercer

  • July 4, 1981: Civil War Games – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • June 28, 1981: Children’s Day: Early 18th Century Games, Crafts & Chores – 1 to 5 P.M.

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • June 6-7, 1981: 13th Annual Kunstfest
  • July 6-31, 1981: Summer Program for Children, Ages 6-12 (One week sessions)

Old Mill Village, New Milford

  • June 14, 1981: Wool Day: Demonstrating Sheep Shearing, Spinning, Weaving & Herding – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • June 21, 1981: Grange Day – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • July 4-5, 1981: Exhibit: William Penn Tercentenary Indian Artifacts – 12 to 5 P.M.

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • June 6-7, 1981: Craft Days – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • June 23-26, 1981: Institute of Pennsylvania Rural Life & Culture

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Galeton

  • July 3-4, 1981: Bark Peeler’s Convention
  • July 13-17, 1981: Carving Workshop
  • Aug. 1-2, 1981: Timber Hewing Workshop
  • Aug. 1-2, 1981: Sawfitting Workshop
  • Aug. 1-14, 1981: Mountain Dulcimer Workshop

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • June 14 or July 5, 1981: Antique Military Vehicle Show: American Military Vehicles of WW I and WW II
  • Aug. 8, 1981: Arts & Crafts Show

Pottsgrove Mansion, Pottstown

  • June 6, 1981: Pottsgrove June Fair

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Jun. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Greater Harrisburg Arts Festival: Juried Exhibit, Closes June 21
    • America Wonderland, Opens June 20
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Geology of Gold
    • Preservation of the Species
    • The Beat of History, Closes June 14
  • Jul. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • Extinctions and Endangerment, Closes July 12
    • America Wonderland
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Opens July 18
    • Geology of Gold
    • Preservation of the Species
  • Aug. 1981: Changing exhibits
    • Philadelphia College of Art Traveling Faculty Show, Opens Aug. 15
    • America Wonderland
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Brandywine Graphic Workshop
    • Geology of Gold
    • Preservation of the Species

 

Other Associations

Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

  • Through July 5, 1981: Exhibit: The World of David Gilmour Blythe

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College

  • July 9-12, 1981: 15th Annual Arts Festival

Historic Bethlehem Inc., Bethlehem

  • June 20-21, 1981: Historic Bethlehem Folk Festival

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

  • Through July 3, 1981: Exhibit: On Stage in Philadelphia, 1700-1900

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

  • June 26-Aug. 16, 1981: Exhibit: Treasures from the Permanent Collection – The Philadelphia Tradition