CANCELLED | Days Full of Promise: Scenes from the 1856 Presidential Election

CANCELLED | Days Full of Promise: Scenes from the 1856 Presidential Election


Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, LancasterHistory is closed to the public until further notice. Therefore, the following event has been cancelled. We will be contacting ticketholders soon to notify them of this change. LancasterHistory will continue to evaluate the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and respond accordingly. Any updates to our operations or programs during this time can be accessed on our website at

Experience history on June 6, 2020 at President James Buchanan’s Wheatland! In this first-person presentation, visitors will experience the hustle and bustle of Buchanan’s busy political campaign and learn about the challenges and opportunities that await Buchanan and time marches ever closer to the November General Elections.

The Living History program Days Full of Promise takes place on Saturday, June 6, 2020 with tours starting on the hour at 1, 2, and 3pm. Advance reservations are strongly recommended, and guests are advised to arrive 15 minutes prior before their tour entry time for check-in. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the ticket link or by calling (717) 392-4633. Ticketholders are encouraged to bring their printed tickets on paper or ready to scan on an internet-enabled device for check-in.

Please Note: This is a repeat program of the Presidents’ Day Living History on February 17, 2020.

What is Living History? Living Histories are interpretive reenactments of historical events and people. The result is an immersive history experience that gives visitors an opportunity to “step back in time.”

Living History Tour

June 6, 2020 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA Tours at 1, 2, & 3pm Members FREE | Adult (18+) $15 | More Price Points Available