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Intern Reflections: The William Penn Farm

August 26th, 2013

Pennsbury Manor’s interns have been hard at work researching new stories for our 75th anniversary. As they continue to explore Pennsbury’s history, we’ll be sharing their reflections on what they’re discovering! Read More

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Intern Reflections: Sailing in Style

August 20th, 2013

Pennsbury Manor’s interns have been hard at work researching new stories for our 75th anniversary. As they continue to explore Pennsbury’s history, we’ll be sharing their reflections on what they’re discovering! Read More

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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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Our amazing (rain-free) Holly Nights Spectacular!

December 16th, 2012

We had such a wonderful time with our visitors on Holly Nights this year!!  The rain gave us a 5-hour window to enjoy our Friday night, and we were so Read More

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Our Not-So-Quaker Holly Nights!

December 3rd, 2012

The staff at Pennsbury Manor are scurrying everywhere getting ready for our annual Holly Nights this week, but in reality William Penn’s home would have been quiet and uninterrupted over 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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