Historic Trade Demonstrations

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Come and witness some of the trades and crafts practiced at Pennsbury Manor during the 17th century. Our blacksmiths, joyners, and spinners will be eager to talk to you about their work and its importance during Penn’s time. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of…

Living History Theatre: Weather in Penn’s Time

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Just like today, weather was an important topic of conversation among people living in Pennsylvania in the 17th century. Hear about how it impacted their daily lives and affected travel, what they thought about unusual weather events, and how European and Lenape communities considered the cycles of seasons. This program is provided free of charge…

Open-Hearth Cooking: Cook’s Choice

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Our cooks will each be preparing one of their favorite dishes. Come out and learn about our cooks and what they enjoy most. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of the Manor House and other historic buildings. Tours are offered at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and…

Beer Brewing & Garden Highlights

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Beer brewing and garden maintenance were critical to the lives of those living at Pennsbury Manor. Explore and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the recipes and plants that fed the early residents of Pennsylvania. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of the Manor…

Historic Trade Demonstrations

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Come and witness some of the trades and crafts practiced at Pennsbury Manor during the 17th Century. Our blacksmiths, joyners and spinners will be eager to talk to you about their work and its importance during Penn’s time. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of…

Living History Theatre: Border Dispute

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

The border between Pennsylvania and Maryland was not clearly designated until well into the 1700s. Through William Penn’s proprietorship, he clashed with Maryland proprietor Lord Baltimore over the border. For people living in the areas under dispute, the conflict impacted their safety, economy, and ways they practiced their faith. This program is provided free of…

Open-Hearth Cooking: Great Cakes

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

The cooks will be preparing breathtaking cakes of all sizes. Come learn what it takes to bake a great cake! This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of the Manor House and other historic buildings. Tours are offered at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm.

Beer Brewing & Garden Highlights

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Beer brewing and garden maintenance were critical to the lives of those living at Pennsbury Manor. Explore and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the recipes and plants that fed the early residents of Pennsylvania. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of the Manor…

Autumn Arts: Plein-air Painting

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Outdoor art for all skill levels. Take a tour of Pennsbury’s gardens and grounds, then settle into your favorite spot to paint. Materials provided.

Animals at Pennsbury

Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville, PA, United States

Meet the furry, fuzzy, and feathered inhabitants at Pennsbury, and discover the important role their 17th century predecessors played in daily life. This program is provided free of charge with admission to Pennsbury Manor, which includes a tour of the Manor House and other historic buildings. Tours are offered at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30…