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March 2017
Free

Charter Day

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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A self-paced tour of the Keith House with volunteers on hand to answer questions on the history and architecture. Charter Day is part of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission's annual celebration of the granting of the Pennsylvania Charter to William Penn. Most of the state operated historic sites are open for free tours. * The Birth of Pennsylvania, 1680 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under…

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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 ticket information, please see the the Horsham Township website.

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$25.00

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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A professionally catered hot and cold brunch buffet in our event tent followed by a tour of the historic Keith House. Reserved Event. Times and details to follow. $20/members; $25/non-members; $10/children (ages 4-12)  

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Living History Sunday

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Costumed volunteers will present a thematic living history activity throughout the day at Graeme Park and a short talk at 2 pm. Topic TBD.

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June 2017

Happy Hour with an Historian: Loyalists During the Revolution

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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 @ 10:00 am - 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 @ 10:00 am - 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 ahead of time to hear their positions or watch them debate at 2 pm.

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September 2017
$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.

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