Pennsylvania Charter Day

Today is Pennsylvania Charter Day celebrating the charter King Charles II of Great Britain granted Pennsylvania founder William Penn on March 4, 1681.  Pennsylvania’s original Charter will be on exhibit at Pennsbury Manor today.

Other state historical sites will be open with free admission.  They include:

  • Anthracite Heritage Museum
  • Brandywine Battlefield
  • Conrad Weiser Homestead
  • Cornwall Iron Furnace
  • Daniel Boone Homestead
  • Drake Well Museum and Park
  • Eckley Miners’ Village
  • Ephrata Cloister
  • Erie Maritime Museum
  • Fort Pitt Museum
  • Graeme Park
  • Joseph Priestley House (Also celebrating Joseph Priestley’s March birthday)  Chemistry demos at 1:30 and 2:30.
  • Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum
  • Old Economy Village
  • Pennsbury Manor
  • Pennsylvania Military Museum
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
  • The State Museum of Pennsylvania
  • Washington Crossing Historic Park
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