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Fall Tea

Saturday, October 10, 2015

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $15 per person


Update 10/6/15–this event is SOLD OUT!

Experience the beauty of Western Pennsylvania along with the pleasures of a lovely afternoon tea in the elegant Stone Room at Bushy Run Battlefield. Tea, hot chocolate, sandwiches, and pastries will be served.

Special Presentation: “Victorian Ladies’ Fashions”

How well do you know the fashions of the century that made tea time the beloved ritual it is today? Find out more about what fashionable ladies were wearing in Europe and America from the 1840s-1890s.

Reservations are required. Call Lauren at 724-972-7396 or the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society at 724-527-5584, or email, to reserve your seat today.

History Book Club

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Calling all bookworms and armchair historians for our monthly History Book Club! Join us in the Stone Room at Bushy Run Battlefield for a discussion on a book based on local or American history.

October’s Topic: We will continue our discussion of The Planting of Civilization in Western Pennsylvania by Solon J. Buck.

Cost: Free for BRBHS members; normal admission rates apply for non-members

Haunted History Hayride

Saturday, October 24, 2015

7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Cost: $8 adults, $5 for children.

The Haunted History Hayride returns this year for one night only!

Screams in the night, shots in the distance, cries of angry Native Americans and wounded British soldiers… Take a chilling look at Pontiac’s War with a hayride at Bushy Run Battlefield. The night includes haunted hayrides, scary stories and more!

Prepaid reservations are required. Reservations are required. Reservations accepted after October 1. Call 724-516-6650 to reserve a spot in this event.