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April 2017
$25.00

Lunch & Learn: Health Care, 18th Century Style

April 12 @ 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Any assessment of health care in the 18th century, when life expectancy on both sides of the Atlantic averaged about 43 years, must include personnel ranging from educated physicians through barbers and midwives to neighborhood quacks.  Diseases were attributed to superstitions, to bad behavior, or inhalation of foul air.  Remedies included everything from herbal extracts, poultices, and cold baths to the most “advanced” treatments of bloodletting by non-sterile instruments or even leeches. During the entire century people lived in constant…

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May 2017
$5.00

300 Dance Party

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join Horsham Township on the beautiful grounds of Graeme Park to celebrate the Tricentennial at a family-friendly dance party! Limited tickets/seating. No-alcohol event. Cold Buffet Dinner DJ & Dancing Cake Revolutionary War Reenactors 18th C. Craftsmen Modern Games (washers, Kan-Jam, etc) Inflatables Tours of the Historic Keith House Giant Screen TV For details and tickets, please see the Horsham Township website.

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$25.00

Mother’s Day Breakfast

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Celebrate Mother's Day at Graeme Park with a breakfast buffet catered by A&J Catering in our floored, enclosed event tent. Tours of the historic Keith House following breakfast. Seatings at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00 and 11:30 a.m. MENU Fresh Fruit Salad Bagels & Cream Cheese Danish Cooked to Order Omelet Bar French Toast Belgian Waffles Hash Browns Sausage, Bacon, Ham Orange Juice & Coffee $20/members; $25/non-members; $12.50/children (ages 6-12); high chairs are NOT available. RESERVATIONS/PREPAYMENT REQUIRED Please purchase your tickets online.

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Living History Sunday: Colonial Hearth Cooking

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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The Graemes are in Philadelphia, but Miss Julie is hard at work in the Graeme Park kitchen throughout the day preparing dinner for her family at Graeme Park. If you ask, she will share her receipts (recipes) with you! There will be a brief talk on colonial hearth cooking at 2 p.m

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June 2017
$5.00

Happy Hour with the Historian: Loyalists During the Revolution

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us for an evening happy hour on the lovely summer grounds of Graeme Park, and lecture on Loyalists during the American Revolution. During the Revolution your neighbor may have been a Loyalist! Jack Washington will present some of these local Loyalists and their fate at the hands of their pro-Revolutionary neighbors. He will also provide enlightenment on the attempts by General Howe during the occupation of Philadelphia in 1777-78 to recruit some of these disaffected persons into his military…

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Living History Sunday: Fathers & Family in the 1700s

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Meet "Dr. Thomas Graeme", patriarch of the Graeme family, and learn about the role of fathers in the 18th century and their place as head of the family. Interactive living history throughout the day with brief talk at 2 pm.

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July 2017

Living History Sunday: Patriots & Loyalists – Debating Independence

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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"Dr. Benjamin Rush" and "Henry Hugh Fergusson" debate the pros and cons of Independence. Meet them in the house as they prepare their arguments or watch them debate at 2 pm.

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August 2017
$5.00

Happy Hour with the Historian: 18th C. Medicine

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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An overall assessment of health care in colonial America and England; specific treatments and procedures and a demonstration of several items of medical equipment used during the period; and a focus on two events in the last decade of the 18th century – the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia and the development of smallpox vaccine in England. Presented by Jim Miller. Jim is a Graeme Park volunteer and former board member. He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology and was a…

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Living History Sunday: The Revolutionary War & Its Impact on the Locals

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Meet one of "Anthony Wayne's men" from 12 - 3 with a short presentation about the encampment at Graeme Park and the impact of the Revolutionary War on the local residents at 2 pm.

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September 2017
$2.00

Life in William Penn’s Woods

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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A guided walk around the grounds of Graeme Park, where you will learn about the plants and trees that are here now or would have been here in the Graemes' time, along with how they were used. After your walk, sit down and enjoy light refreshments while you learn about the animals that would have populated our woods. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join in. $2 suggested donation. Members free. * "The Peaceable Kingdom," Edward Hicks. One of 60…

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