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Depreciation Lands Museum

Due to the Health Crisis, Events may be cancelled or Rescheduled as needed.

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Personal, Guided Tours
Sundays, May thru October: Informative tour guides make your afternoon memorable! Tours are available for groups of any age. Scouts, schools, families, friends and clubs are invited to schedule.

Facility Rentals
The 18th century style Tavern are available to rent for your own special event!

2020 Calendar of Events

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Children's Doll Tea: Sunday, Jan 26, 2020, 2pm
For girls ages 5-11 accompanied by their favorite doll (Pre-paid Reservation required).

Gunn Klass: Tuesdays, beginning Feb 4, 6:30-9:30pm
Under the guidance of master craftsmen, adults will learn to build an 18th century firearm, or other selected craft. Semester long classes

History Lecture: Wednesday, Feb 19, 7-8pm
Lecture presentation, "Eager to Serve:The Indomitable George Washington" (Pre-paid Reservation required)

Weaving Classes: March 7 & 21


Taught by the Butler Spinners and Weavers Guild, these hands-on class will introduce you to the delights of weaving with a multi-harness loom. Pre-paid Registration required.

Orientation for New Interpreters: Sunday, March 29, 1:30-3pm

Cancelled for April. To be Rescheduled

Welcome orientation for new volunteer interpreters. Registration required.

Spinning Class: April 18

Cancelled for April. To be Rescheduled

Taught by the Butler Spinners and Weavers Guild, this hands-on class will introduce you to the creative pleasure of spinning with a spinning wheel. Pre-paid Registration required.
Book Club: Monday, TBA, 7-8:30pm

NOTE: Starting Winter 2020

Love to read? Love History? Join the DLM Book Club! (Free Pre-reservation requested)

Quilt Lecture: Wednesday, April 29, 7-8:30pm

Cancelled for April. To be Rescheduled

Lecture presentation, "Quilting: a History of Comfort and Friendship" (Pre-paid Reservation required)

The Museum opens for the 2020 season on Sunday, May 3, 1-4 pm
All buildings are staffed by costumed interpreters. The Museum is open every Sunday afternoon from 1pm to 4pm, May thru October.

Children's Heritage Day: Sunday, May 3, 1-4 pm
A day dedicated to children, with with stories and hands-on games and activities. (admission charged)

Friendship Day! Sunday, May 17, 1-4 pm
Friendship Day at the Museum. The Museum will be open to the public free of charge, with special displays and Colonial craftsmen. Enjoy free concerts by of the Pittsburgh Historical Music Society orchestra.

Adventures in Pioneer Living: June 22-26.
Adventures in Pioneer Living, a week long day camp for children ages 8 thru 12. Children choose to experience life as an Indian or a Pioneer in the Depreciation Lands during the year 1792. Learn the skills, lore, and foods of early life in our area. Pre-paid registration is required.

Hampton Community Day: July 3
Visit us at the Hampton Park during Hampton's Community Days, and help celebrate the birthday of our nation.

Ice Cream Social: Sunday, July 12, 1-4pm
Our Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social featuring a variety of music. (admission charged)

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