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

  • June 10-12, 1983: 2nd Annual Bushy Run Assembly – Registration Deadline, June 6
  • June 14, 1983: Flag Day Band Concert – 7 P.M.
  • June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, 1983: Nature Programs – 10 A.M.
  • July 16-17, 1983: French &Indian War Military Encampment – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • July 17, 1983: Film: “The Gunsmith” – Dusk
  • Aug. 6-7, 1983: Anniversary: Baule of Bushy Run – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • Aug. 21, 1983: 18th Century Craft Day – 12 to 5 P.M.
  • Sept. 10-11, 1983: French & Indian War Military Encampment – 12 to 5 P.M.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • June 18-19, July 10, Aug. 14, 1983: B.A.R. Spring Firelock (Shooting Match Competition) – 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly

  • June 5, 1983: Commemorative Service: St. James P .E. Church – 2:30 P.M.
  • July 17, 31, Aug. 14, 28, 1983: Organ & Choral Recitals – 2:30 P.M.

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • July 9, 16, 23, 30, 31, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, Sept. 3-4, 1983: Vorspiel – Historical Musical Drama – 9 P.M.

Flagship Niagara, Erie

  • Sept. 10, 1983: Perry Day: 180th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie

Graeme Pork, Horsham

  • June 12, 1983: 18th Century Garden Tea Party – 3 to 6 P .M.
  • Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1983: Crafts and History Programs for Youngsters

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • June 4-5, 1983: Kunstfest (19th Century Craft Festival) – 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  • July 11-Aug. 5, 1983: Summer at Old Economy Village (Children’s Craft Program, Ages 7-11) – 10 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.
  • July 21, Aug. 18, 1983: Dinner Tours (Reservations Required) – 6:30 P.M.

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Thru Sept. 5, 1983: Special Exhibit: “Miniatures for All Ages”

Pennsylvania Form Museum, Lancaster

  • June 4-5, 1983: Craft Days-12 to 5 P.M.
  • June 21-24, 1983: Institute of Pennsylvania Rural Life & Culture (Registration thru June 22)
  • June 21, 1983: Exhibit opening: “The Best of the Landises”
  • June 22, 1983: Exhibit opening: “It’ll Be a Miniature Williamsburg!”

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • July 4, 1983: Revolutionary Run – 7 A.M.
  • Aug. 28, 1983: MacGregor Pipe Band Concert – 2 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Jun. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • The Greater Harrisburg Arts Festival Juried Art Show
    • Primitive, Naive, Folk, Non-Academic or Whatever
    • Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania: A 50th Anniversary Tribute
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Contemporary Crafts of Pennsylvania (at Governor’s Residence)
  • Jul. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • The Greater Harrisburg Arts Festival Juried Art Show, Closes July 5
    • Primitive, Naive, Folk, Non-Academic or Whatever
    • Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania: A 50th Anniversary Tribute
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Contemporary Crafts of Pennsylvania (at Governor’s Residence)
  • Aug. 1983: Changing Exhibits
    • Primitive, Naive, Folk, Non-Academic or Whatever
    • Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania: A 50th Anniversary Tribute
    • Chair, Chest and Table
    • The U.S.S. Pennsylvania and Her Silver
    • Contemporary Crafts of Pennsylvania (at Governor’s Residence)

 

Other Associations

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford

  • Thru Jul. 10, 1983: Exhibit: “Pennsylvania Fraktur From the Collection of Franklin and Marshall College”

Franklin and Marshall Campus, Lancaster

  • Aug. 4-7, 1983:. 36th State Craft Fair

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

  • Thru Aug 1983: Exhibit: “Philadelphia ReVisions”

National Park Service, Gettysburg

  • Jun. 24-25, 1983: 1983 Gettysburg Conference on Rhetorical Transactions in the Civil War Era