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May 2018
$6.00

Living History Sunday: Hearth Cooking & Herbs for Food & Health

May 20, 2018 @ 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 colonial cooking and conversation about the use of herbs and plants as food, medicine, and fixes around the colonial home! Cooking demonstrations throughout the day in Graeme Park’s reproduction kitchen. Presentation at 2:00 p.m. on the surprisingly various uses of common colonial herbs and garden plants. Tours of the Keith House scheduled throughout the day.      

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June 2018
$6.00

Living History Sunday: Childhood at Graeme Park & in the Colonies

June 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Dr. Thomas Graeme and his wife Anne had at least nine children. Spend Father’s Day learning about the life and times of the children of Graeme Park. Visitors will participate in colonial childhood games that the Graeme children might have played during their summers at Graeme Park, as well as learn about the skills that all proper children needed to know as young ladies and gentlemen. But life for children wasn’t all fun and games, especially among the servants or…

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Colonial Beer Brewing Demonstration

June 24, 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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July 2018
$6.00

Independence Day at Graeme Park

July 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Bring a picnic lunch and celebrate Independence Day at Graeme Park! The Graeme family knew many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and also those who fought against independence. Several of the "Graeme family" and friends will be on hand at Graeme Park to share their thoughts about the Continental Congress’ decision to break from England. A reading of the Declaration of Independence will be held at 1 p.m. followed at 1:45 by a discussion between Dr. Benjamin…

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Living History Sunday: Friends & Foes: Loyalists & Revolutionaries

July 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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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 possible that she could remain neutral, even with war swirling all around Graeme Park? Visitors to Graeme Park today will be immersed in her difficult…

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August 2018
$6.00

Living History Sunday: War Comes to Graeme Park

August 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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In August of 1777 hundreds of men camped and drilled on the grounds of Graeme Park in preparation for the coming Battle of Brandywine. The troops were under the overall command of General “Mad Anthony” Wayne. Join us today at Graeme Park as we meet one or two of Wayne’s men, and hear their stories about the war and the upcoming confrontation with the British. Presentation at 2:00 p.m. Tours of the Keith House scheduled throughout the day.

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September 2018
$6.00

Living History Sunday: The Civil War & Graeme Park

September 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Although Graeme Park is most known as a historic colonial site, the Penrose family, owners of Graeme Park from 1801 to 1920, couldn’t help but be drawn into the Civil War. Family patriarch, Samuel Penrose, was a Quaker as were many of his descendants, but that didn’t stop tragedy from touching the family during the war. Join us today as we explore the struggle Pennsylvania’s Quaker families faced during the Civil War and the impact the war had on farms…

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Homeschool Day

September 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us for a day of hands-on learning just for homeschooling families. Play colonial games, participate in the chores children would have done in the 18th century, see a  hearth cooking demonstration, meet some sheep, write with a quill and ink, learn archery (a.m.) or drill with the militia (p.m.) and tour the historic Keith House. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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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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