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

  • Colonial Holiday Program: Tours, Music, Refreshments (1 to 4 P.M.), December 1, 1984
  • Washington’s Birthday Celebration (1 to 4 P.M.), February 24, 1985

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette

  • From the Skin Side Out: Clothing and Life During the 18th Century (2 P.M.), December 2, 1984
  • Christmas at Bushy Run (5 to 8 P.M.), December 9, 1984
  • Christmas Bird Count (8 A.M.), December 15, 1984
  • Quilting and Sewing Workshop, Session I (10 A.M. to 2 P.M.), Pre-registration Required, January 19, 1985
  • Quilting and Sewing Workshop, Session II (10 A.M. to 2 P.M.), January 26, 1985
  • Film: “Young Washington, Portrait of a Hero” (2 PM.), February 17, 1985
  • Maple Festival (10 A.M. to 5 P.M.), February 24, 1985

Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall

  • Iron Country Christmas (1 to 5 P.M.), December 2, 1984
  • Historical Film Series (10 A.M. to 2 P.M.):
    • “18th Century Life in Williamsburg”, January 12, 1985
    • “The Colonial Printer”, January 19, 1985
    • “The Gunsmith”, January 26, 1985
    • “Old Economy”, February 2, 1985
    • “Pioneer Spinning and Weaving”, February 9, 1985
    • “Pioneer Blacksmith”, February 9, 1985

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Annual “Come Hell or High Water Rifle Shoot” (10 A.M. to 3 P.M.), January 27, 1985

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • Christmas at the Cloister (6:30, 7:45 and 9 P.M.), December 10-11, 1984
  • Christmas Candlelight Tours (6:30 to 9 P.M.), December 29-30, 1984

Old Economy Village, Ambridge

  • Old Fashioned Christmas (5 to 9 P.M.), Advance Reservations Necessary, December 14-15, 1984

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Holly Night (7 to 9:30 P.M.), December 13, 1984

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Lancaster

  • Christmas at Landis Valley (7 P.M.), Donation of Canned Food Accepted, December 18, 1984

Pottsgrove Mansion, Pottstown

  • Christmas Tea (2 to 5 P.M.), December 2, 1984

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • “Christmas … An Ethnic Experience”, December 9, 1984-January 12, 1985
  • Exhibit: Teddy Bear Tea (Bear Contest, December 16), December 1, 1984-January 13, 1985
  • Exhibit: Scholastic Arts, February 16, 1985-March 3, 1985

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

  • Annual Christmas Choir Concert: Neshaminy High School (2 P.M.), December 2, 1984
  • Annual Christmas Crossing Reenactment (1 PM.), December 25, 1984
  • Gingerbread Served in Honor of Washington’s Birthday (10 A.M. to 3 PM.), February 16-18, 22, 1985
  • Washington’s Birthday Party (5 to 8 P.M.), February 22, 1985