Historic Waynesborough

Creating history, not just preserving it.

Valley Forge Salutes Anthony Wayne

  Anthony Wayne Monument at Valley Forge National Historic Park. The Anthony Wayne Monument at Valley Forge faces Wayne’s home in Chester County.  In addition to his military career,  the pedestal … Continue reading

February 24, 2013

Anthony Wayne by Charles Willson Peale

General Anthony Wayne, after  portrait by Charles Willson Peale. The General’s portrait was painted c. 1783 with him in full Revolutionary War uniform, rank of brevet Major General. Artist Charles … Continue reading

February 24, 2013

The House in 1900

Four succeeding generations of Waynes owned Waynesborough. Anthony’s son, Isaac (1772-1852), and his wife, Elizabeth Smith, survived all of their five children. Waynesborough then passed to the grandson of Isaac’s … Continue reading

February 24, 2013

Kids Enjoying the Day

These children are on the fence about what to get into next. That’s what you do when enjoying a summer day in front of Waynesborough, circa 1910. Wayne children and … Continue reading

February 20, 2013

The President and the Apprentice – Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961

Thursday, September 24th, 2015, 2:00 pm. Join us at Historic Waynesborough for our next in the “People Who Shaped America” series. “Irv Gellman gives us a clear and carefully researched look at Ike … Continue reading

January 1, 2013

FAMOUS TRIALS in American History with Jack Ford

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015, 2:00 pm. Join us at Historic Waynesborough for our latest in the “People Who Shaped America” series. Jack Ford, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist, trial lawyer, novelist, former network TV … Continue reading

January 1, 2013

The Wayne Parlour

This is the parlour in the 1765 section of Waynesborough as it appeared in a copy of Frank Leslie’s Boy’s & Girl’s Weekly, ca. 1880. Today many of the furnishings … Continue reading

March 26, 2012

America’s Forgotten Patriots of the Revolutionary War

Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 2:00 pm join us at Historic Waynesborough for our latest in the “People Who Shaped America” series. $20  Refreshments following presentation. Marion T. Lane, EdD, … Continue reading

March 2, 2012

Not Going Home Alone

A special lecture for all Americans, veterans and their loved ones – those who know sacrifice, over there or right here at home. Join us at Historic Waynesborough for our … Continue reading

October 30, 2011