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September 2017

Friendly’s FUNraising Event to Benefit the Children’s Committee

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rock Ford is hosting a FUNraising Event at Friendly's, 2150 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Wednesday, September 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM. Ten percent of all proceeds raised will be donated to the Children's Committee at Rock Ford. No voucher required! The Children's Committee organizes George Washington's Birthday Party, Spy for Washington, Stories on the Porch and other creative programming to engage children in "the life and times of General Edward Hand."      

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Lecture: The Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for this lecture focused on 18th Century medicine and Edward Hand as a medic. This lecture will be presented by Barton Halpern, MD, FACS. Dr. Halpern will also discuss the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation, how it was started in Edward Hand's name and honor and its efforts to preserve medical history and achievements. This event will be held in the Rock Ford Barn. No reservations are required. Seating is limited. Admission: $5 for non-members; free for members of…

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Lecture Series: The Whiskey Boys and the Watermelon Army: Tax Protests on the Pennsylvania Frontier in the Early American Republic

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Beginning in 1791, farmers in western Pennsylvania protested the whiskey tax, an excise on distilled spirits imposed by the new federal Congress.  Resistance grew into a rebellion that, by 1794, instigated an armed confrontation with the new national government. To suppress the uprising, President George Washington himself led a 13,000-man army into the field. The Whiskey Insurrection was more than a battle about taxes: it was nothing less than a contest over the meaning of the American Revolution. This lecture…

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October 2017
$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 6 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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$15

Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Journey to Sleepy Hollow ... one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…

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