Joseph Priestley House

Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Upcoming Events

July 24, 2019 – July 26, 2019

History Camp at Priestley House

First through sixth graders may now register for Summer History Camp at the Joseph Priestley House in Northumberland.  The Joseph Priestley House will hold its camp from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July 24, 25, and 26. Theme of the camp is: ” Dr. Priestley  in Northumberland“.   JoAnn Long , former  teacher, and volunteers have planned lots of interesting activities that will allow campers to become familiar with the Priestleys and how children lived  in early America.  Crafts, games, stories, snack time, and visits with special guest presenters are part of each day’s activities.  The fee is $30.00 per child.

All campers must register in advance.

Enrollment is limited to 20 campers and the registration deadline is Monday, July 23.  For more information, please call 570-473-9474.

 

 

 

 

 

 



The fee is $30.00 per child.

Enrollment is limited to 20 students at each camp and we will accept registrations on a first come‐first served basis. Please register early to avoid being disappointed. Camp is open to children in 1st through 6th grades.
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Start: July 24, 2019 9:00 am
End: July 26, 2019 12:00 pm
Cost: $30

August 4, 2019

Oxygen Day

Oxygen Day

Visitor Center open from 1 pm to 4 pm.  Tour the house on your own and visit with costumed docents in each room.  Chemistry demonstrations by Dr. Priestley at 1:30 and 2:30 pm.    Free admission.  Tickets required for demonstrations and can be obtained on arrival at the Priestley House visitor center or reserved by calling 570-473-9474.

Ron Blatchley as Joseph Priestley testing for oxygen

 

Start: August 4, 2019 1:00 pm
End: August 4, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Joseph Priestley House
Phone: 570-473-9474
Address:
472 Priestley Avenue, Northumberland, PA, 17857, United States
Cost: Free

November 3, 2019

Heritage Day

Heritage Day at Priestley House

Visitor Center open from 1 pm to 4 pm.  Tour the house on your own and visit with costumed docents in each room.  Chemistry demonstrations by Dr. Priestley at 1:30 and 2:30 pm.  Free admission. Tickets required for demonstrations and can be obtained on arrival at the Priestley house visitor center or reserved by calling 570-473-9474.

Ron Blatchley as Joseph Priestley testing for oxygen

 

Start: November 3, 2019 1:00 pm
End: November 3, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Joseph Priestley House
Phone: 570-473-9474
Address:
472 Priestley Avenue, Northumberland, PA, 17857, United States
Cost: Free