Potential treasures await at the 29th Annual Market Day on Saturday, September 8, on the grounds of the Richard Wall House Museum, located at 1 Wall Park Drive off Church Road, 1/10 mile west of Old York Road in Elkins Park. The event, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will feature crafts, collectibles, antiques, job lot sales and more. Admission and parking are free; refreshments will be available. The rain date is Sunday, September 9.
In addition to great shopping, Market Day provides a glimpse into the past with free tours of the historic Richard Wall House Museum. Dated to 1682 and listed on state and national historic registers, the museum features four floors of extraordinary exhibits, a springhouse and a carriage house. The museum’s standing displays include a Roaring 20s room, a Colonial bedroom, an extensive 18th to 19th century tool display and a five-foot tall dollhouse with working electricity from the early 1900s.
All proceeds from Market Day benefit the restoration and maintenance of the museum. For more information or to be a vendor at this Cheltenham Township Historical Commission fund-raiser, call 215-887-9159.
Parade of Fashion Exhibit
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 from 4PM-7PM at the Richard Wall House Museum, 1 Wall park Drive in Elkins Park.
Witness the changes in home and office accoutrements in this special exhibit sponsored by the Cheltenham Township Historical Commission. Refreshment provided.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 @ 7:30PM in Curtis Hall, 1250 W. Church Road following a Historical Commission monthly meeting
Thursday, May 9, 2013The 7:30 p.m. lecture follows a Historical Commission monthly meeting at Curtis Hall, located on Church Road and Greenwood Avenue in Wyncote Dorothy Spruill, Curatore-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
All written inquiries must be addressed to:Cheltenham Township Historical Commission8230 Old York RoadElkins Park, PA 19027e-mail: email@example.com