The Realization of a Beautiful Dream

The Realization of a Beautiful Dream

Harriet Lane c. 1855.
Harriet Lane c. 1855. LancasterHistory

Experience history on June 1st, 2019 at President James Buchanan’s Wheatland. In this first-person presentation, visitors will be transported back in time to Europe in 1855 to meet Harriet Lane and Queen Victoria. Uncover the unlikely friendship that transcended the Atlantic Ocean as the two reflect on their experiences during Harriet’s stay in England. During talks with Queen Victoria, visitors will learn about Harriet’s diplomacy in balancing the connections she has made abroad and the duty she feels to her country.

The Living History program The Realization of a Beautiful Dream takes place on Saturday, June 1, 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

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