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June 2017

Community Night Fundraiser at Greenfield Isaac’s

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Greenfield's Isaac's will host a fundraiser to benefit Rock Ford Plantation. Bring your family and friends to enjoy great food and great company while supporting Rock Ford! Twenty-five percent (25%) of the cost of your meal will go directly to Rock Ford. For the flyer for this fundraiser, please click here.  This form must be completed and handed to your server for Rock Ford to receive credit for your meal purpose.

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Lecture Series: From Planting to Plate: What Primary Sources Reveal About Colonial Kitchen Gardens, Households and Food Preparation

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cynthia Trussell presents "From Planting to Plate: What Primary Sources Reveal About Colonial Kitchen Gardens, Households and Food Preparation."  In 1796, Amelia Simmons became the first American to publish a cookbook.  A look at her groundbreaking book, 18th century gardening manuals, and period diaries and family cookbooks of other women, illuminates the work that went into running a household and putting food on the table.  Eighteenth century Lancaster resident Sarah Yeates, family to General Edward Hand, wrote down recipes from…

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Stories on the Porch

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Rock Ford Plantation,

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this…

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Stories on the Porch

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this event. 

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July 2017
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Stories on the Porch

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this…

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Stories on the Porch

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this…

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Stories on the Porch

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for…

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Stories on the Porch

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this…

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August 2017

Stories on the Porch

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Rock Ford docent in period costume will read a story of Early America to children gathered on the porch of the mansion. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. A light snack and beverage will be served. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. The suggested age range for Stories on the Porch is preschool through 5th grade, but all are welcome. There is a donation of $1 per child suggested for this…

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Lecture Series: The Whiskey Rebellion

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Robyn Lily Davis, Ph.D., a member of the History Department at Millersville University, will present a lecture on The Whiskey Rebellion. 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 the Rock Ford Foundation.

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