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October 2018
$6.00

Living History Sunday: Sir William Keith: Savvy Politician or Scoundrel?

October 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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In 1717, William Keith became governor of Penn’s Woods. By 1721 he had somehow acquired 1200 acres of land in Horsham and was building a malt house, brewery, and distillery on the estate he called Fountain Low. Join us today and meet Sir William, a man who Ben Franklin called “an ingenious sensible man, a pretty good writer, and a good governor,” even after Keith had broken a promise to fund Ben’s new printing business. Presentation at 2:00 p.m. Tours…

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November 2018
Free

Colonial Beer Brewing Demonstration

November 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join our brewer in the summer kitchen as he follows the traditional practices to brew a 2 gallon batch of house beer. Ingredients, types of beer and the process of brewing will all be covered, along with history of beer making in the 18th century and a discussion on why people drank (the reasons are varied and not all the same as today!). House tours available at a nominal cost.

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Christmas in the Colonies

November 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us as we celebrate Christmas in the Colonies with dancing, music, decorations and candlelit tours of the historic Keith House. As you tour through the house, the Tapestry Dancers will entertain you in the parlor and costumed interpreters will be stationed throughout the house in vignettes depicting various ways Christmas and other winter holidays were celebrated in households such as the Graemes. Before or after your tour, adult libations, food, and hot chocolate will be for sale, the campfire…

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December 2018
Free

Colonial Beer Brewing Demonstration

December 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join our brewer in the summer kitchen as he follows the traditional practices to brew a 2 gallon batch of house beer. Ingredients, types of beer and the process of brewing will all be covered, along with history of beer making in the 18th century and a discussion on why people drank (the reasons are varied and not all the same as today!). House tours available at a nominal cost.

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May 2019
Free

Living History Sunday: Keeping a Colonial Household

May 19 @ 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, and spinning by hand. Meals were prepared at an open hearth from food grown or raised on the property, and beer 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…

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June 2019
Free

Living History Sunday: Tavern Games

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Bring Dad out to Graeme Park for a tour and Living History event featuring costumed interpreters playing various tavern games. We'll be selling hot dogs, soft pretzels, beer and soda, or bring a picnic lunch. The Living History demonstrations are free, house tours are free for Dads, $5/12+, and $3/3-11. Please note that this is a $1 discount on our regular $6 house tour for 12-64 year-olds.

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July 2019
Free

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. The Living History demonstrations are free, house tours are $5/12+, and $3/3-11. Please note that this is a $1 discount on our regular $6 house tour for 12-64 year-olds. Schedule TBD.

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Free

Living History Sunday: The Lenni Lenape in Pennsylvania

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Learn about the traditions, games, crafts, and foodways of the Lenni Lenape. The Living History demonstrations are free, house tours are $5/12+, and $3/3-11. Please note that this is a $1 discount on our regular $6 house tour for 12-64 year-olds.

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August 2019
Free

Living History Sunday: Colonial Dress

August 18 @ 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 Living History event featuring costumed interpreters dressed in a variety of colonial garb appropriate for their role. The Living History demonstrations are free, house tours are $5/12+, and $3/3-11. Please note that this is a $1 discount on our regular $6 house tour for 12-64 year-olds.

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September 2019
Free

Living History Sunday: Children’s Day

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Children will have the opportunity to attend colonial school, write with quill pens, and play colonial games. The Living History demonstrations are free and house tours are $5/12+, and $3/3-11. Please note that this is a $1 discount on our regular $6 house tour for 12-64 year-olds. Tours will run at approximately 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 pm.

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