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May 2018


“Go At Your Own Pace” Saturday at Wheatland

May 26 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm

LancasterHistory.org,

230 North President Avenue

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free – $15

Enjoy a “Go At Your Own Pace” tour of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland on Saturday, May 26. Guides will be stationed throughout the presidential mansion as you tour at your own pace. Tour entries every 15 minutes from 1-3pm. Ticket price also includes admission to the museum galleries at LancasterHistory.org. To purchase tickets for a timed entry between 1-3pm, please visit www.lancasterhistory.org. Advance reservations are recommended. Please check in at our main building at 230 N. President Avenue at least 15…

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June 2018


Lecture: The Archaeology of a Pioneer Settler’s Cabin: The 1714 Hans Graff Site

June 7 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Dr. Timothy Trussell of Millersville University presents “The Archaeology of a Pioneer Settler’s Cabin: The 1714 Hans Graff Site.” The early pioneers of Lancaster County were extremely influential in setting the pattern for later development of broad swaths of the United States, through generations of out-migration in the 1700’s.  These flows of people carried the culture, lifeways, agricultural practices, and even architectural styles from Lancaster County to many other areas of the country.  For the first time, the original site of…

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2018 BOEHM’S CHAPEL ANNUAL HERITAGE SUNDAY SERVICE

June 24 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Boehm’s Chapel,

13 W Boehms Rd

Willow Street,

PA

17584

United States


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Free

Boehm’s Chapel Society’s annual ‘Heritage Sunday’ will be held June 24th, beginning at 4:00 PM. Boehm’s historic 1791 chapel is located at 13 West Boehms Road, Willow Street, PA 17584. A brief business program will segue directly into the worship program, featuring Anne Brockley, historian of Otterbein UMC, Lancaster, as guest speaker. Brockley will present a twenty-minute PowerPoint program on the history of the Otterbein congregation, established in 1904. The program is based on her anniversary book, “Otterbein Church 110…

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July 2018


Lecture: “My Dear General – “The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette”

July 26 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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George Washington was many things to many people; a celebrated war hero… the first president of our nation… a surrogate father… In his young reader’s book, “My Dear General – The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette,” author Jeffrey E. Finegan brings this last aspect to life through richly detailed descriptions and research. Told from the perspective of the Marquis de Lafayette, “My Dear General” reveals the meteoric father-son relationship forged between Washington and the young French…

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