Historic Hearth Cooking, Renfrew Museum and Park

Historic Hearth Cooking, Renfrew Museum and Park

Monday May 1st, 2023 * Saturday May 13th, 2023 * Saturday June 10th, 2023 * Tuesday June 13th, 2023
Saturday September 9th, 2023 * Tuesday September 26th, 2023 * Monday October 2nd, 2023 * Saturday October 14th, 2023
$300.00 for a 3-hour session
Select Dates Above Only, 10:00AM to 1:00PM
One to Four Participants
Pre-registration is required. 
Enjoy an intimate, hands-on culinary experience inside Renfrew’s 1814 Summer Kitchen.
Guests will be taught the basics of early nineteenth-century open hearth cooking techniques by preparing their own period meal under the guidance of our domestic life historians in period dress.
Menu selections reflect the seasonal ingredients available to local families like the Royers during the early nineteenth century and can be tailored to participants’ dietary needs.
You will learn about historic hearth equipment, how it works, and use it safely to create a delicious and hearty repast.
Nothing tastes better than a hearth-cooked meal made by your own two hands!
Treasures from the Collection – Members Only Event

Treasures from the Collection – Members Only Event

Thursday October 6th, 2022 * Reception: 6:30 PM & Program: 7:00-8:30 PM
Wagon Shed Room, Visitors Center
SPECIAL OFFER! Friends of Renfrew Museum and Park Members who renew or join now through September 30, 2022 are eligible to attend this exclusive evening program with museum staff.
Enjoy light refreshments in the Visitors Center gallery then gather in the Wagon Shed Room as Executive Director, Becky LaBarre, and Manager of Visitor Experiences, Steve LaBarre, share a special selection of artifacts from Renfrew’s collection with you.
Take turns viewing these treasures up close and personal then enjoy a presentation on the background of each object from the perspective of Renfrew’s resident material culture historians.
Limit 40 guests. Pre-registration required.
First come, first serve.
Don’t miss your chance for this unique opportunity to experience a fresh round of artifacts from Renfrew’s collections first-hand.
Allegheny Uprising – Fort Loudoun PA

Allegheny Uprising – Fort Loudoun PA

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2020 * 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
Allegheny Uprising, 255th Commemoration
Visit Fort Loudoun on Sunday November 15th and learn the true story about the colonial uprising that occurred in central Pennsylvania in 1765, 10 years before the start of the American Revolution.
Our living historians will take on the roles of the protagonists; Justice William Smith, Sgt. Leonard McGlashan, and the Black Boys mob. Discover their motivations for action during the Allegheny Uprising, aka. Black Boys Rebellion of 1765.
Want to learn this true history? Pick up a copy of “Frontier Rebels” in the museum store.