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Rock Ford Plantation

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881 Rockford Road
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
717-392-7223 www.rockfordplantation.org

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October 2018

$15

Tales from the Caretakers

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - October 26 @ 8:30 pm
Rock Ford Plantation, 881 Rockford Road
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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This one-act play is being presented at Rock Ford by professional actors Cynthia Charles and Evan Cooper of The Theatre of the Seventh Sister. Evan and Cynthia will be playing eccentric husband and wife caretakers in the Rock Ford mansion in the years before the house was restored and became a museum. These characters are loosely based upon an actual couple who lived in Rock Ford during the 1930’s into the 1940's and will relate stories spanning over two centuries.…

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November 2018

Free

Lecture: Textbook vs. Truth – History Beyond the Classroom

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rock Ford Plantation, 881 Rockford Road
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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History, much like Shakespeare, is meant to be seen not read. To truly understand your past, you must stand in your ancestor’s shoes. This lecture will discuss what the ground and the structures built on it can tell us about the people who lived there, especially those individuals who are overlooked in the shaping of America. This lecture will cover information between the years 1607 and 1781. Annie Mowery is a junior at Lancaster Mennonite School. With over eight years…

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