Yuletide at Wheatland: Christmas Below Stairs

Event Location

LancasterHistory

230 North President Avenue

Lancaster, PA 17603

Cost

  • $17/Adult (14+), $8/Child (6-13), Small Child FREE

Contact

  • 13 Dec
  • thru
  • 30 Dec

Experience the Yuletide traditions of years past at President James Buchanan’s Wheatland! Yuletide at Wheatland will take visitors “below stairs” to learn about Buchanan’s domestic servants and how they would have celebrated the holidays in the mid-1800s. From advent calendars to mistletoe, enjoy a glimpse into merry Christmas traditions cherished by the German and Irish domestics at Yuletide at Wheatland: Christmas Below Stairs. Visitors begin their Yuletide at Wheatland experience by watching the orientation film, Buchanan's America: A Nation Divided, followed by a 1 hour history and holiday-theme tour of the presidential mansion. This tour includes both floors. Yuletide at Wheatland ticketholders also receive admission to the self guided museum exhibitions in LancasterHistory's main building.

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