CANCELLED | Harriet Lane’s Recollections

CANCELLED | Harriet Lane’s Recollections


Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, LancasterHistory is closed to the public until further notice. Therefore, the following event has been cancelled. LancasterHistory will be reaching out to ticketholders. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you, and take care!

Experience history on May 2, 2020 at President James Buchanan’s Wheatland! In this first person presentation, visitors will meet with Harriet Lane and Maria Lois Buchanan, her cousin, and their friend, Sophia Plitt. The ladies will reminisce with visitors about Harriet’s experiences and time in the White House and learn why she feels she must make a change in her life.

The Living History program Harriet Lane’s Recollections takes place on Saturday, May 2, 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.

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

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