Heritage Highlights

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

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford

  • Summer History Camp (Ages 6 through 10), July 21-August 15, 1986
  • Exhibit: “Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati”, Through September 30, 1986

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette

  • Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run (Reenactment of Battle, 2 P.M.), August 2-3, 1986

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • Friends of the Conrad Weiser Homestead Benefit Dog Show (9 A.M. to 5 P.M.), July 13, 1986
  • Rye and Flax Day (12 to 5 P.M.), August 17, 1986

Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall

  • Cornwall Country Fair (12 to 5 P. M.), July 13, 1986
  • Associates Program: “Architecture of the Keystone State” (7:30 P.M.), August 12, 1986

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Brigade of the American Revolution Grand Encampment (9 A.M. to 5 P.M.), August 9-10, 1986

Drake Well Museum, Titusville

  • “Old Fashioned Oil Field Picnic” (12 to 5 P.M.), August 24, 1986
  • 127th Anniversary of the Drake Well, August 27, 1986

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Vorspiel – Historical Musical Drama (Pre-performance tours on the half-hour from 6:30 to 8 P.M.), July-August (Saturdays), 1986

Hope Lodge / Mather Mill, Fort Washington

  • Hope Lodge Concert Series (6 to 8 P.M.), July 16, August 20, 1986
  • Colonial Garden Party, July 12, 1986
  • Military History Lecture (1 to 3 P.M.), July 26, 1986
  • Fibers Weekend (1 to 4 P.M.), August 16-17, 1986
  • Stitches in Time (1 to 3 P.M.), August 23, 1986

Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland

  • Band Concert: Sunbury Legion Band (7:30 P.M.), July 17, 1986
  • Oxygen Day (1 to 4 P.M.), August 3, 1986

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Four Craft Summer Sessions for Children, July 7-August 1, 1986

Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley, Lancaster

  • Country Picnic Day (12 to 5 P.M.), August 3, 1986

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg

  • Victorian Fair (Saturday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sunday 12 to 5 P.M.), August 16-17, 1986

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Workshop: “Herbs-Growing, Drying and Using Herbs from Cooking to Cosmetics” (1:30 P.M.), August 3, 1986

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • Exhibition: “Rocking Furniture”, Through October 6, 1986
  • Exhibition: “Forgotten Images: Photography in Germantown, 1840-1927”, Through September, 1986
  • Exhibition: “Sam Kuhnert, Flying Photographer”, Through January 1987
  • Exhibition: “Philadelphia Sword” (9 A.M. to 5 P.M.), Through September 29, 1986

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Weekend Craft Demonstrations (Each Saturday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M., Each Sunday 12 to 4 P.M.), Through August 31, 1986
  • Exploring Nature Programs (1.0:30 to Noon, every Saturday), July 5-26, 1986
  • Gazebo Games – 18th and 19th Century Games (10 A.M. to 2 P.M.), July 28, August 4, 1986
  • Knowing Native Plants, Walk in the Woods (2 P.M.), August 16, 1986