The Reporter (Lansdale, PA)
New exhibit opening: The Ladies of Pennypacker Mills
SCHWENKSVILLE >> Beginning Tuesday, February 21 through Monday, January 29, 2024, a new exhibit is opening at historic Pennypacker Mills. “The Ladies of Pennypacker Mills,” explores the lives of these vibrant, well educated, and accomplished women whose lives continued beyond the Pennypacker family name. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will learn a more intimate history of each of these amazing women through their personal belongings such as letters, family scrapbooks, photographs, and so much more! Please join us in taking a closer look into the lives of the ladies of Pennypacker Mills.
The exhibit is located on the second floor Galleries and is included on all guided tours. All ages are welcome to visit the free exhibition.
On Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 at 1 pm there will be an in-depth talk about the fascinating lives of the women who called Pennypacker Mills home in the 20th century. View personal belongings of Virginia, Josephine, Anna Maria, and Eliza while listening to an intimate retelling of who these women were, their interests and hobbies, and the impact these ladies had.
The Gallery Talk will be located on the second floor of the Pennypacker mansion. All ages are welcome to attend the free talk.
Pennypacker Mills is operated by the County of Montgomery, Division of Parks, Trails & Historic Sites. Open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, new exhibits, the Montco StoryWalk®, and summer performances. Address: Pennypacker Mills 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA 19473. Call 610-287-9349 for information. Social Media: FACEBOOK/PennypackerMills and Instagram