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May 2020

Living History Sunday: Keeping a Colonial Household

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Keeping house in colonial times involved many activities we take for granted in today’s world. Lacking modern conveniences, our foremothers did all the washing, sewing, spinning, and ironing by hand. Meals were prepared at an open hearth from food grown or raised on the property, and candles had to be produced in large quantities for even a modest-sized household. While trained doctors were available for more serious illnesses, basic medical needs were often treated with herbs. Join us for a day of…

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June 2020

Living History Sunday: Colonial Society

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us for a day of activities that would have been pursued by members of Philadelphia's Colonial elite. The Tapestry Historic Dance Ensemble will be demonstrating country dances, and we'll be learning about tea service and the language of the fan. Free demonstrations, plus nominal charge for tour of the Keith House ($5 /12+, $3/3-11).

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July 2020

Independence Day at Graeme Park

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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View our flag collection and join us for a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Free demonstrations, plus nominal charge for tour of the Keith House ($5 /12+, $3/3-11). Schedule TBD.

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August 2020

Living History Sunday: Yellow Fever & Colonial Medicine

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us for a demonstration on herbal medicine and to learn why country estates like Graeme Park were an important respite during Yellow Fever outbreaks in the city. Free demonstrations, plus nominal charge for tour of the Keith House ($5 /12+, $3/3-11).  

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September 2020

Living History Sunday: Lenni Lenape & Native American Traditions

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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The Briar Bush Nature Center will be here with an interactive exploration of the history of the native people of Pennsylvania. Attendees can interact with authentic and recreated props and tools, learn traditional methods of hunting and gathering, and play Native American games. Free demonstrations, plus nominal charge for tour of the Keith House ($5 /12+, $3/3-11).  

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Songs & Stories of the Civil War – presented by Matthew Dodd

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Dressed in period clothing, Matthew Dodd takes listeners back in time to the Civil War, using songs and stories (humorous and poignant) that show what it was like to be a soldier of the North or South, civilian or loved-one-at-home or an escaped slave in the days of the Civil War. Free. Donations gladly accepted. Sample of Matthew's work:

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October 2020

Living History Sunday: Pirates in Colonial America

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Governor William Keith, the first owner of Graeme Park, helped to rid the port of Philadelphia from the scourge of Blackbeard the Pirate. The Schooner Pursuit Historical Society will be here with their mobile museum to educate visitors on the difference between pirates and privateers, sign up recruits, and tell you about life at sea as a privateer. Children and visitors are invited to dress in their best Pirate costume, walk the plank, and partake in a hunt for hidden…

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