Historical

Category: Historical

  • 5/22/22

    Mrs. Reily's Tea

    Time:
    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion & Park

    Mrs. Reily’s Tea is Sold Out for 2022.  Thanks for your interest and hope to see you next year!

    Enjoy an afternoon luncheon tea, an illustrated talk and a tour of Fort Hunter Mansion.

    Begin the afternoon with an illustrated presentation of artist Violet Oakley by Dr. Donald Koones.  Oakley would become the principal artist for the largest amount of murals in the Pennsylvania Capitol and the first woman artist to receive a large commission for adorning a capitol building in the United States.

    Then switch gears for a delightful and delicious luncheon tea consisting of homemade scones, chicken salad and homemade rolls, mini appetizers, fresh fruit, homemade cake, fancy ice cream parfaits and unending cups of tea.

    The afternoon will conclude with a walk through the Mansion and the Gilded Age at Fort Hunter clothing exhibit.

    $35 non-members/$30 members, seating is limited to allow participants to spread out, click here to reserve your seat.

     

     

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  • 11/26/22 to 12/18/22

    Toy Train Exhibit - Saturdays and Sundays Only

    Time:
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    All aboard! The magical HO gauge model trains start rolling November 26 – December 18every Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 – 4:30. Presented by the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society. Lots of interactive elements and the walk-around setup make this a must-see attraction for the whole family!

    Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year.

    Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction.

    Open November 26 – December 18
    Saturdays and Sundays only
    12:30 – 4:30

    Free admission

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