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Historic Morrisville Society

You are invited to SUMMERSEAT to meet Dr. Edward Lengel

Dr. Edward Lengel is Chief Historian of the Rubenstein National Center for White House History. He spent 20 years organizing General Washington’s Papers for the University of Virginia and is America’s leading Military Historian.  Friday, February 23rd,  4:30 to 6:30pm 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067        Light Fare served PLEASE         R.S.V.P.         215-295-2900           or  …
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February 8, 2018 0

Summerseat Remembers, Saturday, December 9, 9-3PM

Join Mr and Mrs Barclay as they greet General George Washington on his arrival at 11:00am Pictures with Santa 12:00-2:00 Activities all day long! Toy Train Displays Living History Re-enactors Fireside lunch featuring delicious Homemade Soups Christmas Raffle History Gallery Children’s Activities Crafters All proceeds benefit the restoration of Summerseat

November 15, 2017 0

Carol Sing at Summerseat – Wednesday, December 6, 7 pm

Lift your voice in song along with the musical talents of Ron Chancelor on piano. Followed by “Summerseat Punch” and cookies. A great way to enjoy the holiday season! Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7 PM Historic Summerseat, Legion and Hillcrest Avenues, Morrisville, PA

November 15, 2017 0

Paint this cute snowman on November 19, 2017 to help maintain Summerseat

Historic Summerseat Painting Party Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 3PM at Summerseat, Hillcrest and Legion Avenues, Morrisville, PA 19067 Tickets $35.00 Light refreshments served Call 215 295 8316 to register Paint this cute snowman! It’s fun and easy! Profits from this fundraiser will be used for repairs to the exterior of the house!

November 6, 2017 0

Attention Crafters and Vendors: Sign up for Morrisville’s Winter Festival, Summerseat Remembers, December 9, 2017

Attention Crafters and Vendors Sign up for Morrisville’s Winter Festival, Summerseat Remembers, December 9, 2017 Crafters and Vendors wanted for Morrisville’s Winter Festival, Summerseat Remembers, December 9, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Set up would be on the second floor starting at 8 am. Must bring your own table. Cost $25.00 – Limited spaces. For more…
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November 2, 2017 0

Ghost Tours with Fairless Hills Paranormal at Summerseat

Come join Fairless Hills Paranormal  for a ghost hunt of the Historic Summerseat Mansion on  Saturday, October 28th from 8pm to 11pm. $25 per person, must be 18 or older. You are encouraged to bring a flashlight and any other equipment you may have. A limited number of EMF detectors will be available to use. Reservations and payments…
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September 19, 2017 0

Haunted Dinner – October 21st at 6 PM at Historic Summerseat

Gourmet catered dinner with homemade desserts and spooky entertainment. Tickets are $20.00 / $25.00 for seating in the Haunted Crypt.. To a make reservation call 215-295-2900-costumes optional.  

September 19, 2017 0

Cleanup at Summerseat

Cleanup at Summerseat There will be a cleanup, (inside and out), at Summerseat, on September 9th.  10:00-1:00 PM All are welcome to help keep Morrisville’s significant historic site in good order. Thank you.

August 31, 2017 0

From the book, When Washington Crossed the Delaware, by Lynne Cheney,  Illustrated by Peter M. Fiore

It was November 1776, a time of trouble for our young country. We were fighting for our independence from Britain, and the war was not going well. The British had defeated General George Washington and his men on Long Island, had driven them out of New York, and were pursuing them across New Jersey. “This night…
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August 18, 2017 0

Save Princeton Battlefield

The Civil War Trust works to save our historical battlefields and is asking for help in preserving the Princeton Battlefield. Save land where George Washington led the charge at Princeton.

August 17, 2017 0