Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

09Jun
2024
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A painting of women in colonial dress tending a fire, spinning, and rolling out dough. Two small children play on the floor and a man is sitting at the table where the woman rolling dough is working

Living History Sunday: Colonial Chores

Join the servants at Graeme Park as we busily prepare for the Graeme family’s arrival to their summer home for the season. Cooking, cleaning, polishing, airing, and gardening all must take place to prepare for the Graeme’s to host and entertain their Philadelphia friends at their country estate here in Horsham. It’s all hands on deck […]

10Dec
2023
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Graphic is a picture of Santa Claus and the text reads "Cookies & Cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus December 10."

SOLD OUT – Cookies & Cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Kids 3-7 years old are invited to have cookies and cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus while Mrs. Claus reads them a classic Christmas story. Following the story and snack, kids will complete a small craft project and can visit with Santa and have their picture taken (bring your own camera/phone). 11 am or 1 […]

25Nov
2023
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Photograph of a candle in the window of the Keith House with apples and greenery surrounding it. The text reads "Christmas in the Colonies November 25."

Christmas in the Colonies

Christmas in the colonies was celebrated differently, and sometimes not at all, by each ethnic group who settled here, bringing traditions from their homeland. Graeme Park was home to the Scottish Keith and Graeme families, Irish and German servants, enslaved workers, and later the Quaker Penroses. As you tour the rooms of the Keith House, […]

29Oct
2023
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Black and orange graphic depicts 5 carved and lit pumpkins and reads "Haunted Story Time & Trick or Treating October 29."

Haunted Storytime & Trick-or-Treating

Kids, trick-or-treat through each room of the Keith House while our resident witches, ghosts, pirates and goblins read a progressive story. A treat in every room. Treat bags provided. Costumes encouraged. Appropriate for kids 10 and under. 1 and 2:30 pm. Tickets available on Eventbrite by clicking HERE.

11Oct
2023
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SingleColonist

Lunch & Learn: Courtship, Sex, and the Single Colonist

Learn about courtship and marriage in early America and how it differed between the upper and lower classes. Discover what happened to bastards, abandoned babes, and orphans, and what was done at the end of life. Speaker Sue Johnston grew up in Germantown and has a Doctorate of Science in Biology and Secondary Science Education. […]

19Aug
2023
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DeadSummer

SOLD OUT – The “Dead” of Summer

It’s the dead of summer, 1919, and you’re invited to join us for a theatrical, historically-based séance in the spooky, candlelit parlor of the Keith House at Graeme Park. The experience will be conducted in the style of an early 20th century séance when “mediums” and “psychics” took advantage of those for whom death was […]

13Aug
2023
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Painting shows a woman in black and white colonial dress conducting school for 7 children. Five of the children are sitting in chairs reading or writing on a slate. One child is standing in front of the the teacher and looks to be getting reprimanded. One child is writing at a table with a purplish table cloth. There is a dark tabby cat in the foreground. The text reads "August 13 Living History Sunday."

Living History Sunday

Join us for a day of colonial activities and fun! Kids can participate in a colonial school, learn proper etiquette, play colonial games, try on colonial clothing, see a hearth cooking demonstration, and learn about spinning, needlework, and carding wool. Tours of the historic Keith House will also be available at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 […]

26Apr
2023
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CalendarImages

Lunch & Learn: Clara in a Time of War

In a terrible time of war, one woman must fight for what she holds dear… Pennsylvania, 1777: War rages on in the American Colonies. With her husband off in the fight, Clara Fletcher is trying to survive on her Chester County farm. Danger lurks near and far. The future is uncertain. Then one day a […]

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