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William’s World

Life in the Governor’s House: Ann Shippen’s Story (Part I)

February 14th, 2013

 Ann Shippen was the 17 year-old daughter of Edward Shippen, a prominent Philadelphia Quaker. She became acquainted with the Penn family when they stayed at her father’s home in Philadelphia. Read More

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German Cooking: Not the “Wurst” Food in the Colony!

November 5th, 2012

During the 17th Century, what we know as Germany was a hodgepodge of different states disputing everything from religion to politics. With religious persecution and destruction brought about by The Thirty Read More

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Miniature Models – Dressing Children in the 17th Century

September 24th, 2012

As the school year quickly shifts into high-gear and stores advertise their latest sales on backpacks and sneakers, the staff at Pennsbury can’t help but notice the differences between modern Read More

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