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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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17th Century Child-Rearing: It’s A Hard-Knock Life

July 30th, 2012

Here at Pennsbury Manor we just finished our annual Colonial Summer Camp, and boy did they have fun! This summer camp features a number of activities that were common to Read More

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Penn’s Pen: Caretaker of a New World

July 1st, 2012

In honor of our upcoming Independence Day, we thought it fitting to share some of William Penn’s thoughts.  In the letter excerpt below, Penn had just received the Charter from King Charles II and Read More

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William’s World: Ode to the Springtime Milkmaid!

April 26th, 2012

  The Milkmaid, Jan Vermeer, 1657-8 I really don’t like to milk cows.  I can’t stand to churn butter.  I know this is a shocking admission from a so-called history Read More

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