2017 New Memberships and Renewal Memberships

IT IS TIME TO SEND IN YOUR MEMBERSHIPS FOR 2017 Memberships are an Integral part of Keeping Summerseat Open. Memberships are a Great Christmas and Holiday Gift for family and friends, especially for those who Love History! Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Telephone: Email: MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES Please print page and enclose this form with membership, making…
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October 16, 2016 0

William Alexander, Lord Stirling

William Alexander, Lord Stirling was born in New York City in 1726. He became one of George Washington’s most loyal military subordinates during the America Revolution.  Stirling previously served as a supply officer during the French and Indian War (Seven Years War), where he first met Lt. George Washington.  He was commissioned as a Brigadier…
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October 16, 2016 0

HMS Newsletter October-December 2016

October 22nd – HAUNTED DINNER PARTY   – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.   Come to Summerseat’s Haunted Dinner Party and talk GHOSTS after a delicious catered dinner of …. Thinly Sliced Road Kill in a Hearty Marsala Sauce (Chicken Marsala), Roasted Italian Vegetarians (Roasted Vegetables), Ghostly Lasagna (Vegetarian), Roasted Potatoes from the Dark Side of the…
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October 16, 2016 1

Attention Crafters and Vendors:

CRAFTERS and VENDORS: Interested in displaying your wares at Historic Summerseat Remembers on December 10th? Call Diane at 215-584-2936 $25 per space. Deadline November 1, 2016


October 4, 2016 0

Haunted Dinner Party, October 22nd at 6 pm

HAUNTED DINNER PARTY, October 22nd, starting at 6 pm. Join us if you dare. FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 215-295-2900


October 4, 2016 0

A Short History of Summerseat

Few homes in America have been owned by, or occupied by such important actors of the eighteenth century as Summerseat. Summerseat was General George Washington’s Headquarters in December 1776, owned by two signers of both the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution Robert Morris and George Clymer. During General Washington’s time there, Summerseat was…
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August 16, 2016 0

The Hearth Fired Kitchen

The hearth fired kitchen was the center of daily activity.  Colonials went to the kitchen as early as possible and started building up the fire to an optimum 400 degrees. A large iron swinging crane allowed kettles and pots to hang over the fire.  Two hundred years ago, the main meal of the day was…
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August 6, 2016 0

Morrisville-Historic Points of Interest

Before it was Crewcorne, Covin’s Ferry, or Morrisville, the area at the falls of the Delaware River in Bucks County became the starting point for land measurement in Pennsylvania. An outcropping of massive gray boulder is marked by a monument and bronze tablet stating that, “Near this spot stood the white oak tree that marked…
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August 6, 2016 0