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

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Dec. 8-9, 1980: Christmas at the Cloister – 6:30. 7:45 & 9:00 P.M.
  • Dec. 26-27, 1980: Christmas Tours (Sponsored by the Cloister Chapter, Jr. Historians) – 6:30-9:00 P.M.

Frank McCoy House, Lewistown

  • Dec. 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 1980: Toys of Yesterday – 2 to 4 P.M.

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • Dec. 13-14, 1980: Candlelight Tour – 6 to 9 P.M.

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Dec. 1-17, 1980: Old Fashioned Christmas (for Kindergarten children)

Peace Church, Camp Hill

  • Nov. 30, 1980: Carol Sing – 8 P.M.
  • Jan. 6, 1980: Twelfth Night Service – 7 & 8:30 P.M.

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • Dec. 16, 1980: Christmas at Landis Valley – 7 P.M.

Pottsgrove Mansion, Pottstown

  • Dec 6, 1980: Christmas Tea and Carol Sing – After 4 P.M.

Roland Curtin Foundation, Howard

  • Dec. 13, 1980: Curtin Winter Holiday – 6 to 9 P.M.

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Dec. 7, 1980: Neshaminy-Langhorne High School Choir Christmas Concert – 2 P.M.
  • Dec. 25, 1980: Christmas Crossing Reenactment – 1 P.M.
  • Feb. 21-22, 1981: Washington’s Birthday – 10 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Dec. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Christmas Exhibit, Opens Dec. 6
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Sawmills
    • Geology of Gold
    • Trade with the Indians of Penn’s Woods, Opens Dec. 13
    • Gem Butterflies, Closes Dec. 7
    • Pennsylvania Decoys
  • Jan. 1981: Changing Exhibits
    • Christmas Exhibit, Closes Jan.4
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Sawmills, Closes Feb. 1
    • Geology of Gold
    • Trade with the Indians of Penn’s Woods
    • Pennsylvania Decoys, Closes Feb. 1
    • Women in the Arts, Jan. 9-25
  • Feb. 1981: Changing Exhibits
    • Scholastic Art Exhibit, Opens Feb. 21
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Geology of Gold
    • Trade with the Indians of Penn’s Woods

 

Other Associations

Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh

  • Through Jan. 11, 1981: Exhibit: Early Pittsburgh in Prints & Drawings

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

  • Jan. 30-Apr. 19 Exhibit: Benjamin West and his American Students

Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, Philadelphia

  • Jan. 1, 1981: Mummers Parade