Noted scientist and astronomer, David Rittenhouse, observed and recorded a total solar eclipse in 1778. His findings were printed by the American Philosophical Society. He also corresponded with Thomas Jefferson about the rare solar event.
David Rittenhouse was highly regarded by the Founding Fathers. His [...]
Our new Site Manager, Christine McPoyle, will be working to [...]
Rittenhouse descendant, JD Rittenhouse, will be on hand at Historic [...]
Photos by LaFayette W. Bell, Sr.
Family Bookmaking Families will make artistic books together in the paper studio. [...]
Encaustic Collage Paint with beeswax and build shimmering layers of [...]
Historic RittenhouseTown is a proud recipient of a 2016 SOS [...]
On November 14, 2015 Historic RittenhouseTown hosted the first workshop [...]
Due to the generosity of the Jane Elizabeth Cohen Foundation, [...]