Author: Jonathan Klemens


Spinning Wheels and Flintlocks!
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August 20, 2019
Spinning Wheels and Flintlocks! September 8, 1-4 pm A gathering of Wheels! All Spinners, bring your wheels and join us! Visitors young and old – come watch and try your hand at this traditional skill! ALSO SEE A GREAT DISPLAY OF PERIOD FLINTLOCKS! THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Gather ’round as the locals and visitors […]

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Event shows process of making flax into linen at Depreciation Lands Museum
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July 30, 2019
Sunday, August 18, 1-4 pm Depreciation Lands Museum is located at 4743 S. Pioneer Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101 Come to watch and perhaps lend a hand as we process flax plants into linen. Today we take clothing, fabrics and yarns for granted. Easy to wash fabrics abound in our shops. Until the Industrial Revolution […]

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Old-fashioned ice cream social
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July 8, 2019
Old-fashioned ice cream social Sunday, July 14 1-4 pmĀ  Located at Depreciation Lands Museum, 4743 S. Pioneer Road, Allison Park, PA 15101 Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of an old-fashioned country ice cream social. Traditionally, the Social was an opportunity to relax the social code and visit with friends and neighbors. Enjoy a dish of refreshing […]

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Foods of the Frontier
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June 13, 2019
Sunday, June 23, 1-4 pm What did we eat out here on the Western Pennsylvania frontier? How did we cook our food? Watch & Learn! Naturally, it depended very much on your circumstances. A hunter living for weeks in the woods ate mostly what he found. The settlers, struggling to feed their families in those […]

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Hampton Heritage Day – New Summer Event!
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June 13, 2019
Sunday, June 30, 1-4 pm Over 200 years ago, the earliest European settlers began building their log homes and clearing fields for their farms. These hardworking folk, their offspring, and the settlers who followed, created the community of Talley Cavey and Hampton Township. Who were these people? Many are buried in the cemetery here at […]

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Foods of the Frontier
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May 12, 2019
Sunday, June 23, 1-4 pm What did we eat out here on the Western Pennsylvania frontier? How did we cook our food? Watch & Learn! Naturally, it depended very much on your circumstances. A hunter living for weeks in the woods ate mostly what he found. The settlers, struggling to feed their families in those […]

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Friendship Day! Open free to all!
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May 7, 2019
Friendship Day! Depreciation Lands Museum Open Free to All! Sunday, May 19, 1-4 pm, with with a free orchestra concert of colonial music at 2:30pm! Experience history in real life as you visit with costumed interpreters, musicians, and Colonial Craftsmen in our small pioneer village at Depreciation Lands Museum. Visit with craftsmen and sutlers (purveyors […]

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Children’s Heritage Day in Allison Park
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April 16, 2019
Celebrate our heritage through children’s eyes on this very special day at the Depreciation Lands Museum. Rain or shine, there will be plenty to do. Join us for this very special family oriented day, filled with stories and hands-on activities. Children’s Heritage Day is a chance for both today’s and yesterday’s children to reconnect with […]

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