Fall Family Day

30oct11:00 am4:00 pmFall Family Day

Event Details

Join us at Historic Hanna’s Town for a fun celebration of fall and the Halloween season with historic demonstrations and outdoor activities.

Members of Proctor’s Militia, I.B.W.C.P., will be camped at Historic Hanna’s Town and sharing the history of the Westmoreland County militia, established at Hanna’s Town in 1775, and life for settlers on the Pennsylvania frontier. Proctor’s Militia will demonstrate 18th century military drills tentatively at 1:00 p.m. (weather depending).

The blacksmith shop will be open for demonstrations.

Dressing up in costume is encouraged for trick-or-treating around the historic site. Enjoy fall crafts.  Take a self-guided history walk along one of our short trails to learn about the history of Halloween.

Around 1:30 p.m., take a guided walk up to the family cemeteries on the hill. Learn about the families who settled the property after the destruction of Hanna’s Town.

Enjoy hay rides around a field at Historic Hanna’s Town from Noon. – 5:30 p.m. Donations accepted.

The Westmoreland History Shop will feature seasonal décor, local history books for adults and children, 18th century inspired toys and games, historically inspired home decor, handmade ceramics and jewelry, and Hanna’s Town themed keepsakes.

The program includes admission to the exhibit Westmoreland 250: Telling Our Story with 25 Objects in the Kendra Gallery of the Westmoreland History Education Center.

PROGRAM FEE: Enjoy all activities with our regular admission price to Historic Hanna’s Town. Free for Westmoreland Historical Society members and children 5 and under; $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students through grade 12.


11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.: all day activities including living history demonstrations, crafts, self-guided history walk, exhibit gallery, and more 

12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Hay rides 

1:00 p.m.:  Demonstration of 18th century military drills by Proctor’s Militia 

1:30 p.m.: Guided walk to the small cemeteries on the hill 


October 30, 2021 11:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00)

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