ca. 1725 Bake House 1707 Homestead Paper Arts Workshops

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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1707 Homestead

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

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Paper Arts Workshops

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

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2018 Calendars Are Now Available

Our new calendar features rarely seen historical photos of Historic RittenhouseTown

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 year-round.

School Programs

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

Annual Appeal Campaign

As 2017 draws to a close we want to thank all of our supporters who share our vision for the future of Historic RittenhouseTown and ask everyone to consider a donation to our Annual Appeal Campaign.

Around the Village

Click here to view the new Historic RittenhouseTown Blog

Join Historic RittenhouseTown

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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