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July 2018

Stories on the Porch

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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Stories on the Porch

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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Stories on the Porch

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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Stories on the Porch

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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Lecture: “My Dear General – The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette”

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

George Washington was many things to many people; a celebrated war hero… the first president of our nation… a surrogate father… In his young reader's book, "My Dear General – The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette," author Jeffrey E. Finegan brings this last aspect to life through richly detailed descriptions and research. Told from the perspective of the Marquis de Lafayette, "My Dear General" reveals the father-son relationship forged between Washington and the young French aristocrat…

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Stories on the Porch

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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August 2018

Meet the Gardener

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

We invite you to visit the Rock Ford garden and meet the gardener to find out what is growing. This free activity is weather permitting and will be held on various dates throughout the season.

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Stories on the Porch

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. The program begins at 10 am and runs for approximately 30 minutes. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other…

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Lobster Legacy 2018

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please join us for a fun and casual evening to benefit Rock Ford featuring your choice of steak ($80), lobster ($90) or steak and lobster ($100). Dinners include salad, scalloped potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and butter and ice cream sundae. Cash bar. Music by Chuck Colson Entertainment. For reservations, please click here. If you have any questions, please call the Rock Ford office at 717-392-7223. RSVP deadline: Friday, August 3, 2018 All proceeds benefit Rock Ford Foundation, a…

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September 2018

Lecture: The History of Horses and English Riding

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rock Ford Plantation

Please join us in welcoming the Equestrian Team of Millersville University as they present a lecture entitled "The History of Horses and English Riding." Horses have been around for approximately 55 million years. They have changed through time and have played an integral part in shaping our world. The domestication of horses has helped people to do so many things such as transportation, farming and competition. For further information on the Equestrian Team of Millersville, please click here. This lecture will…

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