Heritage Day at NCHGS
Join the Siagal Museum for Heritage Day: Easton’s full-day family history festival and Independence Day celebration. Tour NCHGS’s historic houses and the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania Cultural Center (ground floor of the Bachmann Publick House), sample Blackledge Winery’s period hard cider and listen to the Colonial Revelers at the 1753 Bachmann Publick House, watch a reenactment of Robert Levers’ original reading of the Declaration of Independence and a historic re-enactor parade. Tour the period Mixsell-Illick House and get a special view of the A Plethora of Petticoats exhibit on display in the Victorian parlor. Families can get creative with historic kids crafts and games at the Sigal Museum. End the evening with fireworks by the river.
Historic House Tours: open 1 – 4 p.m.
1753 Bachmann Publick House: 2nd and Northampton Streets
1833 Mixsell-Illick House: 4th and Ferry Streets
Jacob Nicholas House (Durham boat captain’s home): 5th and Ferry Streets
The Lenape Cultural Center (ground floor of the Bachmann Publick House) will be open for tours, drumming, and a raffle.
Meet John Adams at the Bachmann Publick House – 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Join members of the Daughters of the American Revolution for tours of their historic Parsons-Taylor House (4th and Ferry Streets) from noon - 4 p.m.
Visit the Sigal Museum and all three historic houses for $10 (tickets can be purchased at the museum or any of the houses).
Thank you to Lafayette Ambassador Bank for sponsoring Heritage Day at the Sigal Museum!