-- Would you like to meet some of the men and women who helped the American cause during the Revolution and the War of 1812; men who witnessed the development of the transportation revolution with the steam age and women who took an early stand for women’s rights?
You will have an opportunity to spend an evening with these individuals on Friday, September 21st from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. as the Craven Hall Historical Society, Inc. presents an historical first-person interpretation program showcasing men and women who lived in the Warminster Township area. (Rain date: Sunday, September 23rd, 7 to 9 P.M.)
Their stories will come alive in various settings – The Craven Hall Mansion House, The Craven/Vansant Burying Ground, and John Fitch’s workshop. Come and meet Dr. William Bachelor, a surgeon at the Battle of Saratoga; John Fitch, Steamboat Inventor; Cobe Scout, intimate friend of John Fitch and Thomas Paine; General Harmon Vansant, an active participant in the War of 1812, and the VanSant sisters among others.
Advanced pre-paid reservations (by September 15th) are required for this program - $10 for an adult or $15 for a family (up to 4 persons). The audience is for 12 years & older. Refreshments will be for sale.
You can make reservations by phone 215-675-4698 or by mail to Craven Hall, P.O. Box 2042, Warminster, PA 18974.
Historic Craven Hall , which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is located at the corner of Street and Newtown Roads in Warminster, PA. It is also the home of the John Fitch Steamboat Museum. For further information, please contact Craven Hall at 215-675-4698 or visit their website at www.craven-hall.org. And, be sure to “like” us on Facebook at Craven Hall Historical Society.