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Historic Trades Demonstrations

Come and witness some of the trades and crafts practiced at Pennsbury Manor during the 17th century. Our blacksmiths, joyners, and spinners will be eager to talk to you about […]

Living History Theater

What concerns did parents in the 17th century have in regard to their older children? Discuss the issues of raising children with William and Hannah Penn. This program is included […]

Open-Hearth Cooking: White Meats, Cheese and Dairy

The grass is green, and the cows are being milked. the cooks will demonstrate 17th century receipts (recipes) using dairy products. This program is included with admission to Pennsbury Manor. […]

Beer Brewing & Garden Highlights

Brewing beer and maintaining a garden were critical to the lives of those living at Pennsbury Manor. Explore the sights, sounds, and smells of the recipes and plants that fed […]

Historic Trade Demonstrations

Come and witness some of the trades and crafts practiced at Pennsbury Manor during the 17th century. Our blacksmiths, joyners, and spinners will be eager to talk to you about […]

Living History Theater

John Smith, a blacksmith at Pennsbury, ran away from his indenture in 1686. Why? Listen to John, Pennsbury’s acting steward, and William Penn’s neighbor to find out and hear what […]

Open-Hearth Cooking: 17th Century Puddings

Everything hath an end and a pudding has two. Each cook will be demonstrating a different type of 17th century pudding. This program is included with admission to Pennsbury Manor. […]

Juneteenth Celebration

Pennsbury Manor will be hosting a program in celebration of Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Bring a lunch and blanket or chair and enjoy […]

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