Harriet Lane’s Recollections

Harriet Lane’s Recollections

Image of Harriet Lane, 1860-1870.
Harriet Lane, 1860-1870. From the LancasterHistory Collections.

Experience history on May 4, 2019 at President James Buchanan’s Wheatland! In this first-person presentation, visitors will be transported back to May 1862 to visit Miss Harriet Lane and her guests at Wheatland. During your visit, Harriet will reveal her thoughts about the Civil War. Discover the actions she took as First Lady to advocate for American Indian tribes, and why now–in 1862–she feels her lifestyle must change.

The Living History program Harriet Lane’s Recollections takes place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 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.

Performance Tour

May 4, 2019 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA Tours at 1, 2, & 3pm Members FREE | Adult (18+) $15 | More Price Points Available