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Westmoreland Historical Society Summer Camps

Two Great Summer Camps to Choose From in 2020:

Little Patriots (Ages 6-8) July 13-17

Campers ages 6-8 discover early American history through the day-to-day lives of people in Hanna’s Town in the time of the American Revolution. Through hands-on activities, campers learn about the work performed by Hanna’s Town residents, the clothing they wore, the houses they lived in, the food they ate, the games they played, and their involvement with the founding of the United States.

Camp registration includes: - a variety of educational hands-on activities within one designated week - a camp T-shirt - one lunch cooked at Hanna’s Town - a social for families after camp on Friday Camp runs 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday-Friday. Space is limited and registration is required.

Please register here: https://westmorelandhistory.org/summer-camps

Revolutionary Kids (Ages 9-12) July 20-24

Campers ages 9-12 explore how people were involved in the American Revolution at Hanna’s Town, the first seat of government for Westmoreland County and recruitment center for the local militia. Activities include reenacting actual court cases that took place at Hanna’s Town, trying their hand at traditional crafts and games, cooking a frontier meal, and designing their own flag. Campers also discover what it’s like to be a historian by looking closely at artifacts, documents, historic buildings, and ways of life passed down through generations.

Camp registration includes: - a variety of educational hands-on activities within one designated week - a camp T-shirt - one lunch cooked at Hanna’s Town - a social for families after camp on Friday Camp runs 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday-Friday. Space is limited and registration is required.

Please register here: https://westmorelandhistory.org/summer-camps

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Amenities

General
  • Adult Admission: $8.00
  • Discounts Available:
    AAA
  • Gift Shop:
  • National Registry of Historic Places:
  • Public Restroom(s) Available:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash:
  • Check:
  • Discover:
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  • Visa:
Shopping
  • Locally-made Products:
Group
  • Average Tour Time:
    1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Comp for Driver:
  • Comp for Escort:
  • Group Tour Information:
    Guides in 18th century garb will personalize the tour to suit your group. As the host of the first English courts west of the Allegheny Mountains, Hanna's Town reveals the roots of American justice and the Bill of Rights. Explore the western campaign of the Revolutionary War, fought mainly against the Indian allies of the British. See how people lived on the frontier of western Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary War.
  • Guided Tour:
  • Length of Program or Time for Visit:
    1.5 hours
  • Max # for Group:
    50
  • Min # for Group: 20
  • On-Site Parking:
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Arts and Culture
  • Family Fun:
  • Gallery:
History and Heritage
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