Paper Arts Workshops 1707 Homestead ca. 1725 Bake House

Paper Arts Workshops

Join experienced local paper artists for a diverse roster of workshops.

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1707 Homestead

Birthplace of David Rittenhouse (1734-1796), astronomer, mathematician, surveyor and statesman.

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ca. 1725 Bake House

With its 16 ½ foot hearth, this nearly 300 year old structure is an important part of the education program and special events.

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Public Tours

We are open for public guided tours on weekends throughout the summer and early fall. Groups of five or more may book weekday tours through our education program. These tours are offered year-round.

School Programs

Historic RittenhouseTown offers a unique interpretive program that teaches about life in an early American industrial village

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Around the Village

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In 1984, thirty individuals formed the Friends of Historic RittenhouseTown to preserve, restore and historically interpret Historic RittenhouseTown. Today, Historic RittenhouseTown, Inc (a 501C3) includes over three hundred members across the country and overseas.

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