400 Pennsbury Memorial Road | Morrisville, PA 19067

17th century

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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Confessions of a Costumier: Dressing the Community Leaders

December 10th, 2012

Throughout the year we’ve been celebrating the unique clothing of the various people living and visiting Pennsbury Manor in the late 17th Century.  After featuring the Laborers and the Servants/Tradespeople, 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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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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