Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

14Jul
2018
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Living History Sunday: Friends & Foes, Loyalists & Revolutionaries

Like many in 1776, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson had to make a choice. Should she throw in with some of her friends and side with the high ideals of individual liberty by supporting the revolution, or should she protect her property, position and husband, Henry Hugh Fergusson, and remain loyal to King George III? Was it […]

01Jul
2017
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Happy Hour with the Historian: 18th c. Medical Practice

Join us on Thursday, August 17 for an evening happy hour on the lovely summer grounds of Graeme Park, and a lecture on 18th century medical practices. Any assessment of 18th c. health care, when life expectancy on both sides of the Atlantic averaged 43 years, must include people ranging from educated physicians through barbers […]

03Mar
2017
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Living History Sundays Return to Graeme Park

One Sunday each month from May – October, 2017 costumed volunteers will enrich the visitor experience by presenting living history activities at Graeme Park. Volunteers will interact with guests as they tour the house or grounds and will do a short presentation at 2 p.m. on the day’s topic or theme. Living History Sundays will […]

10Feb
2017
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Lunch & Learn: Health Care, 18th Century Style

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, […]