Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

12Oct
2022
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Lunch & Learn: Courtship, Sex, and the Single Colonist

Were the Puritans really pure? Were marriages arranged? What happened to unwanted births? These are just some of the things you may have wondered about people in the past (but were afraid to ask) as you’ve toured colonial homes. Our speaker, Dr. Susanne Johnston, was an educator for 47 years in universities and public and private […]

23Feb
2022
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Betsy Stedman’s Letter on the Passing of her Friend, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson

On this day in Graeme Park History, 1801, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson passed away at the home of Seneca Lukens, the clockmaker and friend with whom she stayed at the end of her life. Her friend Betsy Stedman composed the following letter to her cousin Deborah Senior in Jamaica informing her of the sad news: Dear […]

06Feb
2022
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From the Archives: John Moran Photographs

FROM THE ARCHIVES: This photograph of the parlor was taken in 1869 by John Moran and is held by the Library Company of Philadelphia. John Moran (February, 1831 – February 19, 1902) was a prominent landscape, architectural, astronomical and expedition photographer whose career began in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area during the 1860s. Moran was the […]

06Feb
2022
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A Visitor Remembers: Mrs. Strawbridge and the Countryside Gardners

Margaret Strawbridge was a member of the Countryside Gardeners for many years. When she attended our meetings she always wore a hat and gloves and would offer a prayer before our monthly meetings. One of her particular interests was the Willow Grove Air Station. Each year, under her watchful eye, the garden club members would […]

03Feb
2022
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On this Day in Graeme Park History…

On this day in Graeme Park history, Elizabeth Graeme was born (1737). She was the youngest of the Graeme children, who numbered somewhere between 10-12. By the time Elizabeth joined the family, the Graeme’s had already buried William (1723-1733), and two sets of twins: Rebecca and Rachel (b. 1728), and Patrick and Elizabeth (b. 1731). […]

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