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June 2018

Happy Hour with the Historian: The History of Willow Grove

June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us on the lovely evening grounds of Graeme Park (indoors in cooler/inclement weather) for a few drinks, munchies, and 30-40 minute talk on a topic of historical interest. $5/cover charge; cash bar and food. No cover charge for members. Bar opens at 6 pm, lecture starts at 7 pm. Speaker Heather Greenleaf, author of An Imperfection in the Kitchen Floor, will talk about everyday life in Willow Grove from 1910-1925, including the history of Willow Grove Park and the…

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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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$6.00

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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$5.00

Happy Hour with the Historian: The “Philadelphia White House”

August 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join us on the lovely evening grounds of Graeme Park (indoors in cooler/inclement weather) for a few drinks, munchies, and 30-40 minute talk on a topic of historical interest. $5/cover charge; cash bar and food. No cover charge for members. Bar opens at 6 pm, lecture starts at 7 pm. The Deshler-Morris House in Germantown, also known as the Philadelphia White House, was President Washington's retreat during the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. The house was restored beautifully in 2009…

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September 2018
$2.00

Life in William Penn’s Woods

September 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Take a guided nature walk through the grounds of Graeme Park and learn about how our colonial forefathers would have used the land and the resources found here. Leashed dogs welcome.

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$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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$5.00

Happy Hour with the Historian: Theater in Colonial Philadelphia

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeme Park,
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044 United States
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Join us on the lovely evening grounds of Graeme Park (indoors in cooler/inclement weather) for a few drinks, munchies, and 30-40 minute talk on a topic of historical interest. $5/cover charge; cash bar and food. No cover charge for members. Bar opens at 6 pm, lecture starts at 7 pm. According to her biographer, Anne M. Ousterhout, there is no known evidence that Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson attended the theater in Philadelphia. At the same time, we know that Elizabeth attended…

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$6.00

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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