Take a step back to a simpler place in time and discover how Victorians spent the lazy days of summer. New this year, musician Keith Brintzenhoff will sing familiar songs for families with a mountain dulcimer, banjo and autoharp. Families can enjoy trying on vintage clothing for a unique photo opportunity, enjoy playing lawn games such as croquet and bean bag toss, visit to the 1900’s History Center to shop in the General Store and tour through interactive exhibits, take a guided tour of the Pennypacker mansion (it’s air conditioned!), and stop by the vintage car show with the Delaware Valley Classic MG Car Club. Food vendor.
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.
Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. Closed Mondays and County Holidays.
In the Good Old Summertime
- 5 Haldeman Rd
- Schwenksville, PA 19473
- Pennypacker Mills
- FREE, suggested donation $2 per person