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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: Reflections on 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," close friend of Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson, and signer of the Declaration, will reflect on Independence.

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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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$23.00

An Evening with the Graemes

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join reenactors portraying the Graeme family for an evening of upper class entertainment, including dancing with the Tapestry Dancers, Whist, Put & Take, and other tavern games, wine, cheese, and other snacks. Reservations required. $23/person. Special $18 price for members. Details to follow. * "Il Ballo" by Giuseppe Piattoli, 1790. Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons.

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Living History Sunday: Slavery at Graeme Park

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Both the Keith and Graeme families were slave holders, as were many of their Pennsylvania contemporaries. Today’s topic will focus on slavery in Colonial Pennsylvania and at Graeme Park.

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$6.00

Homeschool Day

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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A day for homeschooling families to discover Graeme Park and life in 18th c. America. Demonstrations around the grounds change annually, but include things such as open hearth cooking demonstrations, animal displays, military drills, colonial games and toys, and quill writing. $6/person; members free.

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October 2017
$25.00

Lunch & Learn: Mary Lincoln – Her Life with Lincoln

October 11 @ 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Mary Lincoln was the most talked about, and the most misunderstood, of all First Ladies. Was she a help, a partner, or a devil? Speaker Hugh Boyle will look at the sometimes stormy relationship with Mrs. Lincoln. Mr. Boyle is the President and Executive Director of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library, co-founder of the Delaware Valley Civil War Round Table, and wrote an essay for the book The Lincoln Assassination Riddle. Enjoy a continental…

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