Daniel Boone Homestead Charter Day celebrates signing of Pennsylvania Charter by William Penn

Daniel Boone Homestead Charter Day on March 11 celebrates signing of Pennsylvania Charter by William Penn. Free event includes textile demonstrations. Pictured is weaver Chris Dreazen.
Daniel Boone Homestead Charter Day on March 11 celebrates signing of Pennsylvania Charter by William Penn. Free event includes textile demonstrations. Pictured is weaver Chris Dreazen. Submitted photo
Daniel Boone Homestead Charter Day on March 11 includes a working blacksmith. Pictured is blacksmith Phil Trabel.
Daniel Boone Homestead Charter Day on March 11 includes a working blacksmith. Pictured is blacksmith Phil Trabel. Submitted photo

EXETER >> Charter Day, which celebrates the signing of the Pennsylvania Charter by William Penn, will be celebrated at the Daniel Boone Homestead on Sunday, March 11, from noon to 4 p.m.

Admission is free for this event and will include first floor house tours of the Boone House, a working blacksmith, and textile demonstrations in the Visitor Center throughout the afternoon.

The Visitor Center will be displaying our award-winning exhibit on Bees in the 18th century and will feature several new items loaned to the Friends organization for display at the Homestead. Visit our Membership Table to learn how you can support this historic site and all the events and educational programs held throughout the year.

In addition, at 2 p.m., Charlotte Puff will share traditional English and German tales in the Wayside Lodge. This is part of our Fireside Tales series. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served by the fire. A $2 per person donation is suggested for this program.

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The Daniel Boone Homestead is a 579-acre property owned by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and administered by the Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead, a 501 (c) 3 organization. Located off Route 422 at 400 Daniel Boone Road, Exeter Township, the site is the birthplace of Daniel Boone, American pioneer, explorer and frontiersman.

For more information, call 610-582-4900 or visit www.danielboonehomestead.org