Opening Day of Yuletide at Wheatland

Opening Day of Yuletide at Wheatland

A contemporary photograph of the parlor at Wheatland. A large Christmas tree stands on a table top next to a historic illustration of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.Celebrate the season with Yuletide at Wheatland! A guided, history and holiday-themed tour, Yuletide at Wheatland looks at the holiday season as it was experienced by James Buchanan’s niece and nephew, Harriet Lane and James Buchanan Henry. Guided tours explore the expansion and development of Christmas in the years following Buchanan’s passing in 1868. Discover Christmas as it was celebrated in the early days of the Second Industrial Revolution and its increasing popularity with the arrival of electric tree lights, gift giving, and entertainment.

Yuletide at Wheatland tours are available beginning Monday, November 20 through December 30, 2023.

Tours are offered Mondays – Saturdays, on the hour, from 10am through 3pm (last tour of the day).

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Family-Friendly Holiday In-Person Event Tour

November 20, 2023 LancasterHistory, 230 N. President Ave., Lancaster, PA Tours 10am - 3pm See Event Description