Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

Educational Programs

PRIMARY GRADES—COLONIAL LIFE

GOALS-Compare and contrast Colonial life with the present

ACTIVITIES-

  • Tour of the Keith House and the summer kitchen
  • Colonial games demonstration and making a buzz toy to take home
  • A circuit of Colonial chores

INTERMEDIATE GRADES–COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY THEME

GOALS- Explain and interpret the social, political, and economic life of Colonial Pennsylvania

AM Program ACTIVITIES-

  • A Tour of the Keith House and summer kitchen with an emphasis on how the socioeconomic status of its residents influenced their clothing, roles and educational opportunities.
  • An interactive skit to explain the history of Graeme Park
  • A hands-on bartering activity that emphasizes the role of money and trade in Colonial times

PM Program ACTIVITIES-

  • Militia demonstration and drill
  • Colonial games
  • Quill writing//gift shop

MIDDLE SCHOOL—REVOLUTIONARY ERA THEME

GOALS-Interpret how the Revolutionary War affected the families and communities of the Delaware Valley

AM Program ACTIVITIES-

  • A tour of the Keith House that will focus on famous Revolutionary War era personalities who visited Graeme Park.
  • An interactive skit to explain the history of Graeme Park
  • A hands-on bartering activity that emphasizes the role of money and trade in Colonial times

PM Program ACTIVITIES-

1) Militia demonstration and drill 2) Quill writing or “Battle of Crooked Billet” play 3) Colonial games

Email our School Tour Coordinator at gpschooltours@gmail.com.

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