Intern Reflections: An Evolving Story

August 13th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

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

Pennsbury Manor’s Summer Harvest

August 5th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

It’s been a great summer for our garden here at Pennsbury Manor!  Because of all the rain, our summer harvest is growing quickly and will need to be harvested in the Read More

Happy National Cheesecake Day

July 30th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

Finally a good excuse to eat cheesecake… it’s National Cheesecake Day! Today we celebrate a time-honored treat that has been enjoyed for centuries. In fact, Pennsylvania’s early colonists would have been making Read More

How to Raise Your (Colonial) Kids!

July 17th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

A child’s life today is quite different from that of a 17th-century child. Having children was necessity for the survival of a family. It was common for colonial households to Read More

Animals and Art in the 17th Century

June 27th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

Every dog lover knows just how much our canine friends are part of our daily lives, and the 17th century was no different! Animals have been included in paintings and Read More

Historic House Cleaning

March 19th, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

Spring Cleaning at Pennsbury Manor! Every February, the staff here at Pennsbury Manor descends upon the Manor House with mops, buckets, brushes, vacuum cleaners, wax, and gloves. The once a Read More

Peaceful Game-Changers

January 21st, 2013 | Posted By: Pennsbury Manor

“Our principle is… to seek peace.” George Fox, Founder of the Quakers, 1661  Today we remember Martin Luther King, Jr., who advocated for national equality and freedom at the expense Read More