Carpentry Demonstration and Manor Tour at Shippen Manor | Explore Warren

 

Carpentry Demonstration and Manor Tour at Shippen Manor

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The skilled craftsmen of the Colonial era would make all of the items by hand as power tools and other modern conveniences did not exist yet. From 1-4pm, during our regular tour schedule, 18th c. period interpreter Scott will demonstrate techniques of the 18th c. carpenters in Colonial America. This is a free event.

Shippen Manor

This circa 1765-70 Georgian- style manor was built by William Shippen II. The Shippens were a socially prominent and wealthy Philadelphia family. Guided tours are offered 1st and 2nd Sundays from 1-4pm. Admission is free (donations welcome).