Gunsmithing will be among the activities at Pottsgrove Manor during Living History Sundays in August.
Come spend a casual summer Sunday afternoon at historic Pottsgrove Manor and enjoy the 18th century surroundings as volunteers demonstrate colonial trades and pastimes.
|Horn-smithing was another colonial craft that will be demonstrated.|
Activities may include needlework, spinning, tape weaving, gunsmithing, hornsmithing, cooking, and more.
Visitors can watch, learn, and even join in! Activities will vary from week to week, so call ahead or check the site’s webpage at www.montcopa.org/ PottsgroveManor to find out what will be offered that day.
A donation of $2 per person is suggested for this program. Guests can also tour the manor house, see the museum’s current exhibit, “Pride of Place: The Local Legacy of the Potts Family,” and shop in the museum store on their visit.
|Colonial stitching methods will also be demonstrated.|
The last tour of the day begins at 3:00 p.m. The site is closed Mondays and major holidays. Groups of then or more should pre-register by calling 610-326-4014.
Pottsgrove Manor is located at 100 West King Street near the intersection of King Street and Route 100, just off Route 422, in Pottstown.
Pottsgrove Manor is operated by Montgomery County under the direction of the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division of the Assets and Infrastructure Department.
For more information, please call 610-326-4014, or visit the website at www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor. Like Pottsgrove Manor on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pottsgrovemanor.