18th Century Farm recreates the most studied & written about event in U.S. history
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is a living history museum whose purpose is to enhance understanding of 18th century farm life in southeastern Pennsylvania by providing a high quality, research-based experience to the public. Fought between the years of 1861 and 1865, the Civil War was a tumultuous time that saw states, towns and family members on opposite sides of the war to end slavery.
See historically accurate firearm demonstrations, drills, a burial squad, and demonstrations of camp life during those days. Equally important are the life and culture demonstrations. Discover the use of herbs in the 1860s, see period fashions, candle making, and other displays of civilian life.
Battle re-enactments will take place on Saturday at 12pm and 4pm – and Sunday’s battle will be at 2pm.
No visitors are permitted to enter after battle has begun and until it is finished. Admission for this event is $12.00 for adults, $8.00 for children ages 4-12.