Porch Performance: Meet Harriet Tubman


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Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 19473
Region: Philadelphia & The Countryside
Hours of operation: 4 pm - 5 pm
Admission fee: Free, suggested donation $2/person

In celebration of Juneteenth, actress Millicent Sparks will bring to life the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, who helped thousands of enslaved Africans to escape to freedom. At the conclusion of the portrayal, Sparks interacts with the audience, responding in character to questions about Tubman’s life in slavery, the Underground Railroad and the Civil War. Bring a chair to sit on outdoors as Sparks performs on the mansion porch. Guided Tours of the mansion are available by pre-registration between 10 am & 3 pm. Tours take approx. 1 hour, last tour at 3 pm. Call 610-287-9349. Take a guided tour through two floors of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker's mansion set on 170 acres of bucolic farmland. See beautifully furnished rooms with family owned furnishings, discover what life was like in the early 1900's, visit our new exhibit on stereoscopes, and stop by our Museum Shop too! Masks required. All ages; Free, suggested donation $2/person. Pennypacker Mills is operated by the County of Montgomery and is open year-round offering guided tours, seasonal events, changing exhibits and education programs.

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