Awbury Arboretum: Plants in the Colonial Era (Part of Revolutionary Germantown Festival)

02oct12:00 pm2:00 pmAwbury Arboretum: Plants in the Colonial Era (Part of Revolutionary Germantown Festival)

Event Details

Demonstrations and activities for all ages.

Come explore plant use in the 18th century with an emphasis on those grown or harvested for medicinal purposes. Plants have always played a necessary role in our lives, and during Colonial Times native plants and herbs were the most common treatment for everything from a sore throat to a stomachache to poison ivy. Stop by AdventureWoods in the Secret Garden to learn more.

This event is part of the 2021 Revolutionary Germantown Festival, which runs from 10am to 4pm over a total of sixteen Historic Germantown sites, featuring family-friendly activities and a reenactment of the 1777 Battle of Germantown.

Cost: Free!  No registration required

LocationAdventureWoods, in the Secret Garden at Awbury Arboretum.
6060 Ardleigh St; please park on Ardleigh Street and walk in.  Click here for more information and directions.



(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Adventure Woods at Awbury Arboretum

6060 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, PA 19138


Awbury Arboretum

1 Awbury Rd, Phila, PA

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