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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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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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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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Confessions of a Costumier: Dressing the Tradespeople

September 3rd, 2012

Following our 17th-century Fashion Show last spring, I posted an article highlighting the Laborers and their clothing – next up are the Servants & Tradespeople! These men and women did not Read More

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