August Sites Activities!

Site map of PHMC sitesMap of Pennsylvania Trail of History Sites

August is a busy month throughout the PHMC! Lots of fun activities are planned. Head out to as many as you can; summer is quickly coming to an end!

Northeast Pennsylvania

Eckley Miner’s Village

August 15 – Civil War Weekend

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum

August 1 – The Southside Farmer’s Market

August 8 – The Southside Farmer’s Market

August 15 – The Southside Farmer’s Market

August 22 – The Southside Farmer’s Market

August 29 – Anthracite Heritage Festival & The Southside Farmer’s Market

Scranton Iron Furnace

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Southeast Pennsylvania

Brandywine Battlefield Park

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Graeme Park

August 23 – Living History Theater: Elizabeth Graeme’s Loves and Losses

Hope Lodge

August 5 – Whitemarsh Twp. Movie Night

August 16 – Mansion Tours

Pennsbury Manor

August 2 – Historic Trades: Blacksmiths and Joyners

August 9 – Living History Theater: The Germantown Protest of 1688

August 16 – Open Hearth Cooking: A Bountiful Harvest

August 23 – Garden Highlights and Beer Brewing Demonstration

August 30 – Meet the Animals at Pennsbury

 Northcentral Pennsylvania

Joseph Priestley House

August 2 – Oxygen Day

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

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Pennsylvania Military Museum (currently issues with their website)

August 4 – Central PA Civil War Roundtable Series: “Military Ballooning and the                                                                  American Civil War”

August 5 – Friends of Richard Koontz Lecture Series “General Stilwell’s Burma                                                                    Campaign”

August 15 – Kids Day III – Dress Up & Discover

 Southcentral Pennsylvania

Conrad Weiser Homestead

August 2 – Weiser Living History Sunday

Cornwall Iron Furnace

August 7 – Blast! A beer and wine tasting event

August 11 – The History & Mystery of Maryann Furnace

Daniel Boone Homestead

August 15 – Battles at Boone: A Revolutionary War Encampment

August 16 – Battles at Boone: A Revolutionary War Encampment

Ephrata Cloister

August 2 – Ice Cream Social

Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum

August 4 – Hands on History

August 8 – Tales, Legends, & Lore

August 16 – Henry K. Landis Birthday Party

August 22 – Art Show

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

August 22 – Model Railroading Day

August 23 – Model Railroading Day

Northwest Pennsylvania

Drake Well Museum

August 8 – Oil Past and Present

August 22 – 3rd Annual Drake Day Circus

August 29 – Oil Valley Blacksmith Association

Erie Maritime Museum & the flagship Niagara

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 Southwest Pennsylvania

Bushy Run Battlefield

August 1 – 252 Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

August 2 – 252 Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

Fort Pitt Museum

August 1 – Living History: Fife and Drum

August 8 – Living History: Artillery

August 15 – Living History: Cooking & Women’s History Seminar

August 22 – Living History: Timber Framing

Old Economy Village

August 1 – Spotlight on Natural History

August 6 – Lecture: “A Harlot at the Harmonie?”

August 8 – The Art of Blacksmithing

August 15 – 19th Century Foodways: Bread Baking & Cooking

August 22 – Niceties & Necessities

August 29 – Planes and Games

Somerset Historical Center

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