This event commemorates the time from November 2 to December 11, 1777 when General George Washington and the Continental Army were encamped in the Whitemarsh Hills.
Events & Appearances Subject to Change.
*Revolutionary War Skirmishes at 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
*Doug Thomas appearing as General Anthony Wayne at 12:30 pm
*Lecture & book signing at 1:30 pm by Mary Stockwell. author of Unlikely General 'Mad' Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America.
*Children's Musters at 10:30 am & 2:00 pm (presented by Robert Scordia of Glover's Marblehead Regiment 2nd Co.)
ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (TIMES MAY VARY)
*Self-Guided Tours of Hope Lodge Mansion
*Military Surgeon Presentation
*Beer brewing demonstration
*Experiments of Dr. Benjamin Franklin (presented by Michael Kochan)
*Artist Ed Kane
*Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations
*Bobbin Lace Demonstration by Becky Ledebohm
*Dulcimer Entertainment by Lynn King
*The Schooner Pursuit Historical Society
*Children's Games and Activities
*Bake Sale to benefit The Friends of Hope Lodge
*Hope Lodge Museum Shop
2018 Admission Prices
* Adults: $10.00
* Youth (ages 6-17): $5.00
* Seniors (65+): $5.00
* Family (One Car 2 adults and up to 4 children): $25.00
* Children (5 & under): FREE
* Friends of Hope Lodge Members: FREE
Join us under the stars at Historic Hope Lodge to watch Darkest Hour starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. The film is an account of Churchill's early days as Prime Minister, as Nazi Germany swept across Western Europe, threatening to defeat the United Kingdom during World War II..
Gates open at 7:30 pm, movie starts at dusk (approx. 8:15/8:30 pm).
Picnics, chairs and blankets (and flashlights!) are welcome. Popcorn and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
Free Admission. Donations Welcome. Donations will help support public, educational, and preservation programs at Historic Hope Lodge. Event sponsored by Whitemarsh Townshp and the Friends of Hope Lodge.
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Ales & Petals event and the return of the British Car Show last seen at Hope Lodge in 2008! Set-up your lawn chairs and picnic blankets in our splendid gardens to enjoy food, live music and tastings of craft beers, wines and ciders and tour classic British Automobiles. This event will also feature tours of the mansion and colonial games for the kids.
Rain Date: Sunday, June 3 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.