Thursday, November 3, 2016

You Are Cordially Invited to Pottsgrove Manor

A Georgian table is set at Pottsgrove Manor.

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by Pottsgrove Manor.

Learn about colonial hospitality at historic Pottsgrove Manor this Saturday and Sunday “At Table with Mrs. Potts: A Georgian Dining Experience.”

Historic foodways expert Niel V. de Marino will be on site focusing on the foods and dining experience of a colonial household like that of the Potts family. 

The Saturday workshop will allow participants to prepare 18th-century dishes and the demonstration on Sunday will allow the public to see how a dinner party
would have come together in the Georgian era.

The Saturday workshop runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to participants ages 14 and older.

There is a fee of $60.00 per person for the workshop. 

The class size is limited to 10. 

A printable registration form is available online at

The Sunday demonstration runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to the public of all ages. 

A $2 per person donation is suggested for the demonstration. 

No registration is needed.

Regular museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Tours are given on the hour. The last tour of the day begins at 3 p.m. The site is closed Mondays and major holidays. 

Groups of ten or more should preregister 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

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