Calendar of Events
Open to the public on Saturdays in July and August!
As Delaware County enters the "green" phase of reopening, we will be allowing visitors at the site starting Saturday, June 27th and continuing on Saturdays in July and August from 11am-4pm with last admission at 3pm.
In order to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors, we have modified our operations in response to COVID-19 and we invite you to review the details below to help you plan your visit.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the farm! In order to limit the number of visitors on site at any given time, we will be selling tickets in half-hour time slots. Please plan to arrive five to ten minutes before your time slot. We strongly encourage you to purchase tickets in advance to avoid being turned away at the door.
During Your Visit
All visitors are required to wear a mask when social distancing is not possible, and at all times when interacting with our staff and volunteers. Only the first floor of the historic house will be open. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the site, and handwashing is available in our restrooms. Only one household group is permitted at a time at any one activity/demonstration. All demonstrations will be held outdoors or in open-air structures, with six-foot areas roped off around each demonstrating staff member.
Before You Leave the House, please remember to bring your:
--Proof of your pre-registration. Printed tickets recommended but you can also show your ticket on your cell phone.
--Mask or face covering.
--Membership card if registering as a member.
AUGUST 1st TICKETS
AUGUST 8th TICKETS
AUGUST 15th TICKETS
AUGUST 22nd TICKETS
These are just our highlight events--"Friend" us on Facebook to see last-minute additions and seasonal activities!
September 6, 2020 BACK TO SCHOOL SCIENCE DAY*
Going back to school CAN be fun! Did you know that colonial people experimented with science every day? From making butter, to getting water from the well, to dyeing their clothes and mixing paint, every day was Science Day. Join us on the farm to conduct your own scientific experiments—dye a handkerchief using indigo and madder root; churn butter and discover how baking is like chemistry; create and use simple machines to perform chores, use a tape measure to calculate the weight of our oxen, and more!
September 26-27, 2020 CIVIL WAR BATTLE AND CAMP*
Witness firearm demonstrations, drills, and camp life, in addition to learning what life was like for civilians during wartime. Battles will take place on Saturday at 12:00pm and 4:00pm, with a special twilight battle at 6:30pm. Sunday’s battle will be at 2:00pm. Note: no visitors will be admitted to the Plantation after the battles have begun, so please arrive before the scheduled battle times.
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Reenactors ONLY, please use the PayPal link below to pay your registration fee.
October 3, 2020 SPIRITS AT SUNSET*
An adults-only paranormal hunt that takes visitors through our c. 1720 farmhouse, springhouse, and other outbuildings in a search for what goes bump in the night.
October 17 & 23, 2020 LANTERN GHOST TOURS*
Hear mysterious, horrifying and true history from the Delaware County area. Tours leave our visitor's center every 30 minutes and feature eight chilling tales.
November 7 & 14, 2020 PRESERVATION DAYS*
Learn how the colonial family averted starvation during the winter months by drying, smoking, sugaring, pickling and salting their food to preserve it in an era before refrigeration.