• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Crafty Saturday

Spinning Demonstration

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News Release Date: July 23, 2011

Come to Friendship Hill National Historic Site and enjoy an afternoon trying your hand at historic crafts. Crafty Saturday runs Saturday, Aug. 6 and Aug 20, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Craft demonstrations and activities include:

·Spinning

·Weaving

·Basket making

·Needlework Techniques

Friendship Hill invites people of all ages and skill levels to come engage in this great opportunity to step back in time, have fun and pick up a new hobby. The event is free, open to the public and will be held in the historic home of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations.

Friendship Hill is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April through October.For more information call (724) 725-9190 or visit www.nps.gov/FRHI.

Did You Know?

Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin was Secretary of Treasury from 1801 until 1814. He was offered the post again by President Madison in 1816. He declined because he thought the job required "an active young man." He felt this even more strongly in 1843, when at age 83, he was offered the post by President Tyler. More...