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Rum Punch and Revolution

Presented by Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks at Historic Waynesborough, Paoli PA

Nov 03 2022
Rum Punch and Revolution

Spend a festive evening at Waynesborough as we recreate an 18th century tavern atmosphere to discuss with local historians the social impact of pubs and General Anthony Wayne’s drink of choice: rum. Stations and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

PhilaLandmarks is restoring the cedar shake roof on Historic Waynesborough and is raising money to do so, as the current roof is at the end stages of its life cycle. Leaving the roof unaddressed threatens the integrity of the historic home and the safety of its collections. The Historic Waynesborough Restoration Project also includes the structural stabilization of the main block and porch roof and repointing of the chimney stonework at the roof line. All proceeds from this event are going

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Purchase online tickets at the link or call 215-925-2251 (press 1, then 5) to pay via credit card. A check can also be mailed to 321 S. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 made out to “PhilaLandmarks” with “Rum Punch and Revolution” in the memo line to purchase tickets.
​$150 per person

Contact: 215-925-2251


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Join Cliff Parker, archivist from the Chester Country History Center, for a talk on the establishment of taverns in Chester County, the rules around the tavern and their functions, where they were located and by whom they were operated. Dennis Loba will also join us as Mr. Bishop who will teach us about the material culture, beverages and drinking vessels of 18th century tavern life. The First City Troop of Philadelphia will also lead us in a toast to General Anthony Wayne and his legacy.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Historic Waynesborough

2049 Waynesborough Road, Paoli, PA 19301

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