Harriton House

Posted February 19th, 2014 at 11:37 am.

Mission:

Harriton House is a historical site and local cultural gem, dating back to 1704. This site and adjoining land was the home of Charles Thompson, the first and only Secretary to the Continental and Confederation Congresses. Harriton House is surrounded by a park, gardens and a stream, in addition to a site apiary and a thriving bee keeping program. Visit the website to learn more and see current events: http://www.harritonhouse.org/

 

Programs/Services Offered

Harriton House offers instructional tours of the site for groups on a daily basis. They also host a wide variety of camps for children and educational programs for adults, including visiting lecturers and opportunities to learn beekeeping, woodturning and blacksmithing.

 

Student Opportunities:

There are opportunities for volunteers in areas of building maintenance, assisting in group tours, and helping with educational programming. Those interested in learning more about Harriton House should contact Curator Bruce Gill or Assistant Kayla Block at (610) 525-0201 or info@harritonhouse.org.

Harriton House
500 Harrition Road
P.O. Box 1364
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.525.0201

Filed under: All Opportunities,Awareness,Conservation,Education by Kelly Sheard

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