When in the Course of Human Events –
A Fourth of July Celebration and Picnic
Saturday & Sunday, July 4 and 5, 2015
Time - 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, last entry at 4 PM
Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children (ages 4 to 12). Children under 4 are free.
Enjoy a picnic at the farm and celebrate our nation's birthday by hearing the Declaration of Independence and witnessing the crowds reaction. There is not complete agreement in Chester County but the Patriots are determined to win the crowd by making demonstrations against the king. Activities include house tours, textile demonstrations, long rifle, garden and animal talks. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic basket lunch or purchase refreshments. Bring a comfortable chair or blanket and enjoy the Fourth as it was celebrated years ago on a true colonial farm in Chester County.
Reading from Paine's "The Crisis" (12:30 and 2:30)
Historic Conversation with Andrew Miller. Topic: American Revolution in Southeastern Pennsylvania (2:00)
Reading of the Declaration of Independence -( 1:00 and 3:00 with burning of King George) Feel free to pick up a quill pen and sign the declaration yourself.
Duel between Loyalist and Patriot (1:30 and 3:30)
"Schedule subject to change"
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