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Preserving the home of Conrad Weiser
 

HOURS OF OPERATION

OPEN Charter Day through the first weekend in December, on the first Sunday of every month, noon to 4 pm, plus regularly scheduled events. Special tours by appointment. CLOSED January and February.

News

The Conrad Weiser Homestead is Open on a limited basis.

Call 610-589-2934 for more information.

Special Summer Hours starting every Sunday from June to Labor Day Sunday. Noon to 4 P.M.


Events

Forest Diplomacy

Forest DiplomacyOn June 6, 2015, the Friends of the Conrad Weiser Homestead are sponsoring an event in which Native Americans and colonists take time to have an Edge of the Woods Ceremony. This very old Native custom is to have a preliminary meeting before any large conference or treaty can start. This is to prepare ones self and also be refreshed.

These ceremonies will be given at 1 pm and 3 pm. The Conrad Weiser Homestead will be open from 10 am to 4 pm. Other activities’ will show a working 18th century plantation and what went into having a successful operation. Please come and join us for a very insightful event.

Colonial Craft Day

Colonial Craft Day On June 7, 2015, from 11 am to 4 pm, please come and join us at the Conrad Weiser Homestead for our annual Colonial Craft and Demonstration Day. Skills like tinsmithing, blacksmithing, weaving, linen and wool spinning, laundress, gun builder, Fraktur artist, opening hearth cooking, period animals and many more. Also there will be Native American crafts and skills as well as our good friends from Robesonia Redware, who will be selling their traditional redware pottery. Please come out and enjoy the day with us.


The Conrad Weiser Homestead is a Pennsylvania state historic site located in Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania which interprets the life of Conrad Weiser. Weiser was an 18th century German immigrant who served as an Indian interpreter and who helped coordinate Pennsylvania's Indian policy. He played a major role in the history of colonial Pennsylvania. The Conrad Weiser Homestead is located on Rt. 422, within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, Lancaster, Hershey and Harrisburg. Come and enjoy this rural countryside dotted with the surviving period stone houses and traditional farms. The Conrad Weiser Homestead includes period buildings, and a new
orientation exhibit, on a 26-acre Olmsted-designed landscaped park.

Special Summer Hours starting every Sunday from June to Labor Day Sunday. Noon to 4 P.M.


Conrad Weiser Homestead
28 Weiser Lane
Womelsdorf, PA 19567
610-589-2934

info@conradweiserhomestead.org

The site is administered by the PHMC and aided by the Friends of the Conrad Weiser Homestead.

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