Saturday, August 1
With the Help of a Physick
1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
In the 18th century, diseases and their causes were frightening
mysteries. On this special tour discover theories and treatments of
the time for small pox, yellow fever, and malaria. Learn about small
pox inoculation, the precursor to modern vaccination, and the 1793
yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Replaces regular house
tours. No reservations required..
$8/adult, $7/student, $6/senior and child
Saturday & Sunday, August 15,
Civil War Encampment Weekend
Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Federal and Confederate troops recreate Civil War daily life as
re-enactors demonstrate the varied work of the army. Skirmishes each
day include infantry, artillery and cavalry. Visit the weekend
encampment and discover a soldier’s lifestyle during this turbulent
time in America’s history. Enjoy live music and a fashion show. House
tour includes artifacts rarely on exhibit belonging to the Haight
family, mid-19th century residents at Sully. No reservations
$9/adult, $7/senior and child