This lecture will present a brief history of the c. 1705 Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, which was for three generations the home of the sometimes-Quaker, sometimes-slaveholding Pratt family.  Ms. Green will touch on the early agricultural history of the region, daily life on an eighteenth century farm, and the story of the Pratt family as they transitioned over the course of a century from colonials to Americans.


The Speaker

Jennifer Green:  Jennifer Green serves as the Director of Education for the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, an eighteenth century living history farm located in Ridley Creek State Park in Media, PA.  She has also served as a researcher and writer for and the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, with a focus on the early industrial and agricultural history of Pennsylvania. 

DATE: September 3rd, 2015
TIME: 6:30 to 7:00 PM Complimentary Wine & Cheese Reception with ticket. Lecture begins at 7:00 PM.
LOCATION: Bell Hall at The Montgomery School
ADMISSION: $5.00 per person – Admission free to Anselma Mill Members

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
Bell Hall at the Montgomery School, 1141 Kimberton Road,Chester Springs,PA
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